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Wednesday 7th May 2008

Gifts from the heart this Father’s Day

- British Heart Foundation Help a Heart campaign 2008 -

Father’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to show your dad how much you care, so why not spoil him rotten this June with the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) gift range, as part of our Help a Heart campaign. Visit bhf.org.uk/helpaheart to discover all the heart warming ways you can make your dad feel special whilst supporting this year’s campaign.

GIFTS UNDER £30

A wine lovers dream! Be different this Father’s Day by adopting your dad his very own vine. He’ll also get some tasty perks to go with it! £29.99

GIFTS UNDER £20

This unique virtual gift range enables you to invest in the future of heart research while treating your dad to a truly meaningful Father’s Day present. Prices for BHF Virtual Gifts start at just £15

Inject some style – A lovely edition to any man’s wardrobe, smarten your dad up this Father’s Day with these trendy heart cufflinks. £14.99

Every penny counts – Help your dad save a fortune this year with this smart money jar. It even keeps track of your savings for you – a great addition to any man’s life! £14.99

Feeling hot – Get your dad using his green fingers this Father’s Day with this chilli plant kit. £12.99

GIFTS UNDER £10

‘His Lordship’ – An ego boost is always nice on Father’s Day, so why not treat your dad to his very own ‘His Lordship’ mug. £9.99

Dad’s Bible – Transform your dad into a model dad this Father’s Day with a book that guarantees to make him a hero in your eyes! £8.99

Car crazy – For all those racing fanatic fathers out there, this computer screen wiper is a perfect accessory. £7.99

Travel in style – Add that special something to your dad’s holiday luggage this year with these eye-catching padlocks. £6.99 for two padlocks.

GIFTS UNDER £5

Man magnets – Is your dad forever losing his car keys? Not to worry, invest in one of these magnet key holders this Father’s Day. The legs and arms bend making the perfect place for him to hang his keys. £3.99

Father’s Day is particularly important to people like Anthony Anstice, who without advances in medical research might not be here to share his special day with his two young daughters – Jessica (13) and Yasmin (6). Anthony has suffered from heart disease since the age of two and says: “British Heart Foundation research has helped save so many lives. Make Father’s Day a day to remember this year by funding essential heart research, saving friends and family from the pain of losing a loved one. The thought of me not being here for my children this Father’s Day is unthinkable”.

The BHF’s Help a Heart campaign is aiming to raise £1.5m to fund lifesaving heart research. Whatever you do, do something to help a heart this June. To buy these gifts and to find out more information about the Campaign visit bhf.org.uk/helpaheart

For more information, samples and images please contact Laura Preece at the BHF press office on 020 7487 7172 or email preecel@bhf.org.uk. Or, contact the press office on 07764 290 381 (out of hours).

Notes to editors:

• For more information about the Help a Heart campaign or to donate please visit bhf.org.uk/helpaheart

• The British Heart Foundation is the nation’s heart charity, dedicated to saving lives through pioneering research, patient care, campaigning for change and by providing vital information. But we urgently need help. We rely on donations of time and money to continue our life-saving work. Because together we can beat heart disease.

• For more information on the BHF, visit bhf.org.uk

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