Heart charity appeal ahead of Dromore fundraising

BRITISH Foundation Northern Ireland will be carrying out door to door fundraising in the Dromore area between 13 May and 19 May.

Director, Marjory Burns appealed to locals to “think about opening your doors and opening your hearts to help raise money to fight heart disease”.

She added, “For over 50 years we’ve pioneered research that’s transformed the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions.

“Our work has been central to the discoveries of vital treatments that are changing the fight against heart disease. We need your help to fight for every heartbeat.

“We can’t do our vital work without our loyal supporters and we would like to encourage anyone that can to sign up and join the fight.

“There have been some concerns raised over fundraisers calling at doors in areas of Northern Ireland.

“Our legitimate fundraisers will always have an identification badge and they will never ask for cash. They will invite you to sign up for a direct debit and take only the kind of information that appears openly on your cheques – the account number and sort code.”

For anyone at all worried police recommend you call Quick Check on 0800 013 2290. You can also call BHF Northern Ireland’s supporter services team during office hours on 0300 330 3322 or email supporterservices@bhf.org.uk