Suck a Lemon Challenge
Postponed 2020

Join the
Suck a Lemon Challenge!!

Take the Suck a Lemon Challenge to Support Heart Failure Charity!!

WE’RE BACK and raising heart failure awareness one lemon face at a time!

Grab your lemons to take part in our epic #SuckaLemonChallenge 2019 to grow heart failure awareness across the UK, because heart failure sucks!

Heart failure – a chronic condition affecting around one million people in the UK – SUCKS! So, when life gives you lemons, join the SUCK A LEMON CHALLENGE to help support heart patients across the country!! Easy peasy lemon squeezy!

Ask your family, friends, teachers, colleagues and health care teams to get involved with the suck a lemon challenge!

Suck a Lemon Challenge | Pumping Marvellous

All you need to do is:

  • WEDGE your lemons into quarters
  • RECORD your lemon face on your mobile phone as you suck them!
  • “I’m taking the Suck a Lemon Challenge, because Heart Failure Sucks!! “
  • SHARE your videos and selfies to your social media with the hashtags #SuckaLemonChallenge
    and #HeartFailureSUCKS and NOMINATE!
  • DONATE £5/$5/€5 OR MORE to The Pumping Marvellous Foundation
    via Paypal Giving Fund or Facebook!
  • It’d be super marvellous if you also post to our public social media pages!

Follow the Lemon Van

Our dedicated awareness growers are taking the Suck a Lemon Challenge on tour for Heart Failure Awareness Week, kriss krossing the UK with our lemoned up VW because heart failure sucks!

Each marker on the map below is a Suck-a-Lemon-Challenge stop on the tour, including heart centres and patients!
Can you spot them on the road? If you do, honk for heart failure and do let us know!

Follow the journey and share your challenge on social media!
#SuckaLemonChallenge #HeartFailureSUCKS #TwistingMyLemonVan

And we achieved…

Over 217,883 vehicles saw the Suck a Lemon Challenge Van on the road for heart failure awareness week, with 2,340 miles travelled over 7 days, visiting 15 NHS teams and patients.

6,083,059 #SuckaLemonChallenge impressions
[The number of times the #SuckaLemonChallenge appeared on screens worldwide throughout May 2019.]

29 Countries reached

Suck a Lemon Challenge hit the Heart Failure Association Conference in Athens 2019

2,700 public posts #SuckaLemonChallenge May 6th to June 5th (1,193 GB)

1, 300,000 people reached on social media twitter/Instagram with the SuckaLemonChallenge campaign.
(This is half a million more than the number in the UK who have heart failure!)

50,800 minutes of SALC video views on facebook
[That’s 35.2 days back to back!!]

169,600 3-second SALC video views on facebook
Most viewed SALC video, 101,000 views.

“Whole Tour Video”

“Alternative Suck a Lemon Challenge with Dr Fozia Ahmed and Dr Colin Cunnington in Manchester”

The Gallery

Vifor Pharma UK has supported the Suck a Lemon Challenge with an unrestricted educational grant

Sponsored by Media Village | Pumping Marvellous
Registered with Fundraiser Regulators | Pumping Marvellous
Sponsored by Volkswagen Van Centre
Cello Health Communications
Vifor Pharm

[instagram-feed showcaption=false showlikes=false]