Simplyhealth have taken on February as a heart health month, raising money for the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
Called ‘Rock the Red Challenge’, employees raised a total of £4,569 in February by wearing red clothing and accessories which generated a £3 donation from Simplyhealth, keeping active to help hearts stay strong and healthy raised another £5, and by sharing internally something that each person loves using #ilovebecause added a further £3 from Simplyhealth.
In the UK, one person dies from heart and circulatory diseases every three minutes. Around twice as many people are living with heart and circulatory diseases in the UK than with cancer and Alzheimer’s disease combined1. The BHF is the UK’s largest independent funder of heart research.