near to (one's) heart

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near to (one's) heart

Personally important to, or loved by, someone. That old dog is very near to my heart.
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near to one's heart

Also, close to one's heart. Loved by or important to one, as in This last painting was very near to her heart, or His first grandson is close to his heart. [Late 1800s]
See also: heart, near
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The ability for our employees to support a cause near to our hearts is important because we're passionate about neighbours helping neighbours.
people residing in Balochistan were very near to our hearts, he maintained.
"Because we are a veteran owned company, this cause is very near to our hearts."
What makes me even happier is the fact that we are not only riding for fun but also for causes that are very near to our hearts', said Governor Sindh.
I know it's one that many of us hold very near to our hearts."
As a team, we have banded together in support of JDRF in the fight against type 1 diabetes, and we will continue to hold the organization near to our hearts until this debilitating disease is stamped out.
It's not just near to our hearts, but also to our houses.
Meghan McDermott of the Boot Campaign agreed, “Our gratitude goes out to the companies who chose to direct their generosity to a cause that is so near to our hearts. We believe that it takes more than one organization to meet the various needs of wounded veterans, and these gifts will be used to have a large impact in the lives of those who will receive the benefit of a new home.
"This is something that's near to our hearts and I think to everyone in the State of Kuwait that we look upon innocent children and hope that they have the basics of life.