The Heartland

The Heartland is a place to share stories about how 1000 Hearts has impacted and inspired people around the world.

Cath

Wagga Wagga, Australia

Cath has combined her love of hearting with her passion for empowering young women around the world.

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Hearts 4 Zephyr

Brisbane, Australia

A corporate volunteering day inspired Emma to bring 1000 Hearts to a local charity supporting children escaping domestic violence.

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Reenie-Ann

Adelaide, Australia

The story of a small and courageous heartist who spreads love wherever she goes.

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Marie

West Sussex, England

Hearts brought comfort to an anxious new mother on the other side of the world.

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Carol

Moree, Australia

If you’ve received a free pack of hearts from 1000 Hearts, I can almost guarantee you’ve got at least one made by this beautiful soul – find out how she got started.

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Kindergarten Teacher

Tasmania, Australia

A kindergarten teacher shared hearts with her young students to teach and encourage kindness.

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Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Orlando, USA

Pocket hearts adorned with tiny embroidered rainbows sit at the memorial site to honour those killed in this horrific shooting.

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Katerina

Chios, Greece

A lovely story about how hearts reunited old friends and created connections across the globe.

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Nicole

Ulverstone, Australia

Hearts made in a small Tasmanian town will be given to young people in the Solomon Islands as part of an inspiring volunteer project.

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Manchester Arena Bombing

Manchester, UK

A small gesture of kindness from a stranger can truly make a difference in times of fear.

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Jon

Hobart, Australia

A story about my Dad, who has one of the best hearts I know (and makes pretty good ones, too).

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Hugo

Canberra, Australia

A story about the very beginnings of 1000 Hearts and how one small boy helped to make it happen.

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Chris and Janine

Hobart, Australia

This Hobart couple have incorporated 1000 Hearts into their family in the most beautiful ways.

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Shanzel and Ruby

Lilydale, Australia

It is truly beautiful to see a community come together in a time of loss and tragedy.

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Two hands holding up pocket hearts

Becoming a Heartist

Making hearts is easy to learn even if you’ve never sewed before.

It uses basic sewing skills with a few little tricks, and the kits come with instructions and the template for the original 1000 Hearts pocket heart.

Make Your Own Pocket Hearts