National Wear Red Day
National Wear Red Day is held on February 2. United Kingdom, until 2016. This event in the first decade of the month February is annual. Help us
Wear Red Day is held on the first Friday of every February and organised in the United Kingdom by Yorkshire based charity Children's Heart Surgery Fund to raise awareness of congenital heart disease. National Wear Red Day officially started off in 2004.
CHDs are the most common birth defects. An approximate 100-200 deaths are due to unrecognized heart disease in newborns each year.
About Children’s Heart Surgery Fund: Our vision is to support hearts for life and our mission is to support the Leeds Congenital Heart Unit as a world-class centre of excellence – by providing the funding and resources needed to care for a patient’s heart, mind, family and future.
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