Thank you for supporting CHUF's Christmas Raffle 2020!

 Every £1 raised in CHUF's Christmas raffle helps amazing things happen for Heart Heroes throughout the year.

We hope you'll be as excited as us at the fantastic raffle prizes on offer. You could make home improvement dreams a reality with £1,000 to spend at JT Dove, be lucky enough to put your feet up and relax whilst Clean as a Whistle take care of your spring cleaning, or fill your 2021 with an adventure of a lifetime thanks to Experience Days. More prizes are being added daily and you can buy as many tickets as you like!

 Thank you for your support and GOOD LUCK!

 The raffle will be drawn on Friday 18th December 2020. 

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£6,973.00 raised by 652 supporters


From 15th October 2020 at 10:00 AM. Until 18th December 2020 at 09:00 AM.

18th December 2020 at 09:00 AM draw date

£1.00 per raffle ticket

3 Course meal for 2 people at Redworth Hall

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The 1744 Restaurant at Redworth Hall Hotel is situated in the heart of the hotel, serving exquisite dishes in lovely surroundings. Their beautiful Garden rooms offer picturesque views across the hotel’s front gardens through original bay windows The menu available draws on premium, seasonal and, where possible, locally sourced ingredients to create delicious dishes that draw on a fusion of English and European flavours. Enjoy a three course dinner for two in the stunning 1744 Restaurant!

AMAZING TOP PRIZE - £1,000 JT Dove Voucher

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The prize-winner will be able to make those home improvement dreams a reality with a whopping £1,000 to spend at JT Dove.

Whether you've got a garden restoration project in mind, fancy a new bathroom suite or want to put the money towards a sparkly new kitchen, JT Dove has got your back!

JT Dove are the leading independent builders' merchants covering North East England, Cumbria, The Scottish Borders and Teeside. They supply all the mateirials you might need to make your home a better place, with everything from timber and paving, insulation, plumbing  and tiling - what's more they now have a new design service for kitchens and bathrooms to help you create your desired look.

JT Dove have been huge CHUF supporters for a number of years, and are delighted to be able to offer such an amazing prize for the lucky winner!

Buy your CHUF Christmas raffle ticket now and start planning how you could spend this brilliant prize...


Banyan Restaurant Voucher

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Fancy a slap up meal with no washing up?! The winner of this £50 Banyan voucher can enjoy the tastiest food and drinks at any Banyan restaurant of their choice.

PS: Why not try the CHUF burger, we love it!

BMW Series 7 or 8 weekend driveaway

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BMW Stratstone Tyneside have kindly donated a weekend experience in a BMW Series 7 or Series 8- take your pick! On a weekend of your choosing in 2021 you can drive away in a luxury BMW, impress your mates or just take advantage and hit the road for a smooth, relaxing break. 

Carpet Cleaning

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This £100 carpet cleaning voucher will restore carpets back to their former glory. The clean queens at Clean As A Whistle will come and shampoo your carpets, leaving you with brighter, fresher flooring throughout. This voucher would cover every room in an average-sized 2 bedroom property. If you have a larger property you can simply choose the areas in greatest need.

* Because this is a small local business, they will only be able to attend properties within the North East. 

Clouse House Four Ball

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Four ball golf day at the beautiful Close House at Heddon on the Wall

Crowne Plaza Overnight Stay

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Fancy getting away from it all? How about a relaxing night at Newcastle's Crowne Plaza... Centrally situated for a night on the Toon or chilled quayside stroll, and boasting a fitness centre and pool, the Crowne Plaza is the prefect place to recharge your batteries. With a beautiful Gin Bar on site and tasty room service available who could ask for more?

Experience Day Voucher

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Win a £50 experience day voucher to spend on whatever experience you fancy in 2021!

With everything from supercar racing and white water rafting, to chocolate making, theatre trips and pamper days there's  something for everyone. You can use your voucher to pay for an experience in full or put it towards a bigger adventure experience if you choose. There's plenty of choice and your £50 voucher even covers some activities for 2 people. to check out what's on offer visit:


Family Bowling Experience

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Boasting multiple bowling lanes, softplay, arcade and 8 ball pool, Namco Funscape Gateshead provides fun for people of all ages. Take advantage of this great excuse to spend time as a family & bowl your heart out! You'll enjoy the lively, kid-friendly atmosphere & love the convenient location, at Namco Funscape, Metrocentre, Gateshead.

PRIZE TERMS AND CONDTIONS Valid for three months from 18/12/2020. Valid for 1 family ticket which includes 2 games of bowling for up to 4 people including shoe hire. Subject to lane availability. Voucher cannot be redeemed for cash. Voucher must be surrendered upon use.

Luxury spa day with lunch for 2 at Slaley Hall

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Surrounded by breathtaking Northumberland countryside, there's no better place to sit back, relax and leave the world behind than at the Slaley Hall spa. Using only the finest, all-natural products from premium beauty brand ESPA, our team of expert spa therapists are here to help you completely unwind in truly tranquil surroundings. 

The pampering doesn't stop once you've left the spa at Slaley Hall. After your visit, don't forget to spend some time in the steam room or heated swimming pool! Then enjoy a delicious lunch to top off your chilled out day.

Oven Clean

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It's a job that everyone avoids, but the folks at Clean As A Whistle will have your oven sparkling in no time. 

*Because Clean As A Whistle are a small North East business they will only be able to travel to homes in the region

Sparkling Afternoon Tea at The Biscuit Factory

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Enjoy a delicious sparkling afternoon tea for two people at The Biscuit Factory in the Factory Kitchen cafe.

This features their finest homemade cakes, sandwiches and scones. Served informally, this is about claiming back time

to spend with family or friends over a leisurely afternoon of freshly prepared, home-cooked food. Dine from their rooftop

terrace with panoramic views over the city, or inside surrounded by art, a living wall and unique design flourishes.

Whole House Cleaning

North East business Clean As A Whistle will take care of your spring cleaning nightmare offering a 5 hour deep clean, so that your house is sparkling from top to bottom. Put your marigolds away and relax....

*Please note: because this is a smaller independant business, this prize is limited to a winner in living in the North East region.

£100 INTU Voucher

Who fancies a shopping spree? With a £100 intu gift card you afford to treat yourself at your favourite shops, restaurants and leisure facilities at intu Eldon square. 

£50 INTU Voucher

With a £50 intu gift card you afford to treat yourself at your favourite shops, restaurants and leisure facilities at intu Eldon square. 

£55 Carpet Cleaning Voucher


Crosby Cleaning Specialists not only clean commercial properties but can offer domestic floor cleaning too. This prize winner will have £55 to get their tired carpet clean again.

*As a small local business they will only be able to service properties in the Newcastle and Gateshead areas.



CHUF's vision is to support pioneering services that positively impact heart families, to inspire hope & enable Heart Heroes* to reach their full potential. We achieve this by supporting the Children?s Heart Unit at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital, by raising vital funds for equipment, facilities, aftercare, salaries & research. The Unit is 1 of only 2 paediatric heart transplant units in the UK & is the only unit equipped for the most complex cases; treating over 4,000 per year Additionally, CHUF supports 6 other hospitals in the vast Northern region, so Heart Heroes can access treatment closer to home. CHUF?s charitable activities go beyond just providing medical equipment & specialist personnel; we provide holistic care to Heart families-offering opportunities that allow patients to have better experiences, create positive memories, develop their skills & realise their potential. *Heart Heroes are babies, children & young people with heart conditions & adults with conditions acquired in childhood.


For further information visit the twitter feed.

  • Thu, September 23 2021, 12:00 PM : Need some inspiration to host the ultimate quiz night? Here's a few of CHUF’s favorites: ➡ Guess the baby picture ➡TV show game ➡Guess the song (instrumental) ➡Guess the chocolate from the bar Download your free fundraising pack:: https://t.co/PNsp2XlR0H https://t.co/PGvWC9jyQF
  • Wed, September 22 2021, 4:46 PM : A massive thank you to the team at @asda (Gosforth Wansbeck Road) for this amazing donation of items including our first lot of selection boxes which will go to the children visiting Clinic E throughout December. We really appreciate the support and kindness, thank you! ❤ https://t.co/gMihlKdebS
  • Tue, September 21 2021, 9:00 AM : Last year, CHUF spent £5,900 on activities for Heart Heroes on the ward including magazine subscriptions, unlimited wifi, Disney Plus, arts and crafts and additional toys.❤️ This made sure Heart Heroes had access to normal enjoyable activities throughout the pandemic. https://t.co/1xU7mNSRCS
  • Mon, September 20 2021, 4:00 PM : If you’d like to donate to CHUF to support our life changing work to help more babies and children by providing lifesaving equipment, facilities, aftercare, and research; you can find out more here: https://t.co/x4LBNCNKRC https://t.co/f4ynAJ5ccM