20th Anniversary

20 years of mending little hearts!

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Chain of Hope giving hope to children and families in developing and war-torn countries. Set up a regular donation today to help us to continue this vital work.

Thank you to everyone who has given their time, expertise and donations to Chain of Hope over the last 20 years!

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Life-Saving Heart Operations for Children

Professor Sir Magdi Yacoub, OM, founded Chain of Hope in 1996.

Find out more about the surgeons who save lives.

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15 million children

die or remain severely ill every year through potentially treatable or preventable cardiac diseases

Help to make a change today

Host families needed! 

Could you open your home to a child having treatment in the UK? Click here to find out more about volunteering for Chain of Hope.

Saving children’s lives

Thousands of children overseas are dying needlessly from treatable heart diseases. We have a chain of volunteer surgeons and medical teams ready to provide the urgent medical care they desperately need - but we need you to complete the chain. Your support can help fund immediate life saving surgery and establish vital cardiac services in developing countries.

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Become a link in the chain that gives hope to children by donating and making a lasting impact

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Watch us mending little hearts

Life-saving operations

Find out about how we treat individual children from developing countries with heart disease at centres of excellence worldwide

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Where we work

Chain of Hope helps children around the world and is supporting the development of cardiac services in numerous developing countries

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How you can help

You can make a lasting difference to the lives of these children by donating, volunteering your time or your expertise or by getting your company to support us

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