October is National Cholesterol Month

October 14, 2019

October is National Cholesterol Month, a whole month dedicated to raising awareness of cholesterol.  Organised by Heart UK, the event will raise funds to enable the charity to carry out our life-saving work.

This year you can help to make National Cholesterol Month 2019 our biggest ever campaign. We want to reach more people than ever before and raise as much money as possible to help the fight against high cholesterol.

The Great Cholesterol Climb

The Great Cholesterol Climb is the Charity’s flagship fundraising initiative this year and anyone can join in. Now’s your chance to have fun and get fit whilst raising money to support the national fight against high cholesterol and FH – the inherited form of high cholesterol. We are challenging you, your family, friends or work colleagues to take on our virtual challenge and climb a whopping 13,177 steps UP which is the equivalent of climbing ten of Britain’s tallest buildings! The fundraising target is £150 for each participant and we’ll be here to provide you with resources, fundraising ideas and moral support to help you reach that target with ease.  To learn more, click here: https://www.everydayhero.co.uk/event/the-great-cholesterol-climb-2019

As well as raising money and awareness for HEART UK, you’ll be doing your own heart a huge favour. Climbing steps is a great way to get fit and can help keep cholesterol levels at bay.

Do your own thing?

You can also join in by holding your own fundraising events or simply by sharing the charity’s campaign messages on social media. In the past our supporters have walked, run, baked and taken on horse riding challenges as part of National Cholesterol Month.  Email Heart UK at fundraising@heartuk.org.uk