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Support us and help save Australian hearts

Join the fight against Australia’s biggest killer by supporting the Heart Foundation.  

Heart disease has a tragic impact on Australian families, taking 48 lives every day. Thanks to generous Heart Foundation supporters, like you, we’re making progress. 

With you by our side, we see a future free from heart disease 

Your contribution today will help fund heart research and work to improve heart disease prevention, care, and support for all Australians.

Through support, the rate of deaths has gone down by 86 per cent since its peak in 1968. But there’s still so much work to do. Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in Australia. 

Where your donations go 

For every dollar donated: 

 

  • 45 cents goes into the fight against heart disease, including health programs and public education   
  • 21 cents goes into life-saving research  
  • 20 cents goes into raising additional funds  
  • 13 cents goes into communications and administration. 

Ways to give 

There are many ways you can support the fight against heart disease. Put your donation to work today or leave a lasting legacy with a gift in your Will. Choose a way to give that suits you. 

Give hope to the 620,000 Australians living with heart disease, like Hamish 

Hamish was just 16 when he suffered heart failure.  
If we don’t have funding, research will stop – and it can’t stop. Look at Hamish now, from being this sick boy on life support, to a valued member of the community.
- Hamish’s mum Lyn 

He owes his life to people like you, who have helped fund past breakthroughs, and are supporting us to find better ways to treat heart failure in the future. 

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