Friends of the BHF

We have a number of celebrities who are backing our Fight for Every Heartbeat.

Pippa Middleton John Torode Louise Hazell
Lee Mears Billie Fraiers Mollie King
Their support has a huge impact to our life-saving work. For many they have a personal connection to the cause and choose to get involved through our events, support of our health campaigns or donating generously to our shops. We are incredibly grateful to these famous faces who give us so much of their time and effort. Together they are helping us win the fight against cardiovascular disease.

If you’re keen to discuss supporting us we’d love to hear from you. Please contact Shosh Kazab, Ambassador Consultant via email kazabs@bhf.org.uk

Our patron - HRH Prince Philip

Prince Philip has been our Patron since the charity was founded in 1961.

Ambassadors

Pippa Middleton is our first Ambassador. She is working with us to raise awareness of the importance of heart health amongst women. She has also recently undertaken two epic fundraising challenges in aid of the BHF.

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Celebrity supporters

We have a number of celebrity supports who are all passionate about our fight against heart disease. They have been working with us by supporting our campaigns, taking on a BHF event, donating generously to our shops and much more.

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Heart champions

Staying active and eating healthily are key to maintaining a healthy heart. Our Heart Champions are fantastic role models for health and fitness and we hope they’ll inspire our supporters. 

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Latest celebrity news

Art with a Heart

A drawing my Lulu GuinessThis Spring Bride’s magazine ‘Art with a Heart’ project saw names from fashion, art, music, media and television sketch their ‘Ultimate Wedding Dress’ to help raise vital funds for our life-saving research.

The collection of unique sketches by Grayson Perry, Zandra Rhodes, Jo Wood, Ricky Wilson, Penny Lancaster, Lulu Guinness, Lilah Parsons, Kate Halfpenny, Erin O’Connor, Julien MacDonald, Laurence Llewelyn Bowen, Sadie Frost, Jodie Kidd, Jemma Kidd – to name a few -  were auctioned off and raised £4,000 in the Fight for Every Heartbeat.

Turning baby grows into breakthroughs

Mel C Abbey Clancy Alesha Dixon
Konnie Huq Myleene Klass Sinitta

Celebrity mums, including Alesha Dixon, Abbey Clancy, Sinitta, Stacey Solomon, Mel C, Konnie Huq, Angela Griffin and Angellica Bell donated their little ones' clothes to our eBay store and raised over £700 to help fund our life-saving research into inherited heart conditions.

Alesha Dixon, mother of six month old Azura, said: "It must be a terrifying experience for any family when their child is suffering from this type of condition. That's why it's vital that everything is done to help the BHF in their fight against heart disease."