How Your Money Helps

How your money helps - all money raised stays in Scotland

(If you would like to share this information with your contacts or sponsors you can download a pdf version here)

 

Advice Line Team, September 2011 AL Team Favourite Pictures£50 will provide two hours of warm and friendly reassurance from our registered nurses on our Advice Line (0808 801 0899) providing support not only for those affected but their families too. A listening ear when it is needed most.

 

 

 

CSS Perth group, July 2012...This image used in CHSS' 2012 Annual Report.....From that report:.."Out VSS Perth group has been a vital factor in Brian Raine's road to recovery following a stroke in 201£125 will help fund a volunteer driver for a year to drive a service user to their local community support group. Often the only barrier to service users accessing our groups is transport and that is why our drivers are so important.

 

£200 will pay for two people to attend a 9 week COPD self management course, enabling them to meet others with long term chest illness and learn how to slow the progression of their currently incurable condition.

 

£400 can help provide communication aids or home adaptions to improve the independence, mobility and dignity for someone who has a chest, heart or stroke illness via our personal support grants scheme.

 

Les at Milton£800 can help fund a year's training and support for a Heart Failure Support Volunteer who visits clients in their homes and helps to address the social isolation experienced by so many after a diagnosis of heart failure.

 

 

£1,000 could cover the costs of specialist spectroscopy and heart scans in an Aberdeen study evaluating new therapies for heart failure

 

Remember: If there is a particular area of our work you would be interested in supporting please just let us know by contacting your regional fundraising advisor or entering the details on our Money Return Form.

 

"When I had my first stroke everything stopped, Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland got me started again" Paul, 38, Edinburgh

 

"Mum had emphysema for some years and over the last difficult year the COPD booklet was one of the most useful things she was given. Some of the practical tips contained within it made her life just that little bit easier, when even dressing was a major achievement of each day." Simon, Inverness

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