Event Write Ups

If you would like to submit a write up about an event you held for CRY please follow this link. We try to review and publish each submission within 48 hours. Please include photos and the date of your event. Thank you CRY.

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Hampton Court Half Marathon in memory of Andy Ninham

We ran together in memory of our great friend and colleague, Andy “Ninners” Ninham, who tragically collapsed and died at the same event last year. Although it was an emotional day, especially as we had Kerrie, Ninners wife, running with us, we went out in great spirits and in various levels of fitness to all complete […]


MMUC Netball two-day cake bake in aid of CRY

MMUC Netball did a 2 day bake sale in aid of CRY. We raised an amazing £219.75 from lots of delicious homemade goods from all of our members. These were things such as cake jars, cupcakes, flapjacks, cookies, tarts and sponges. It was an amazing two days and we are extremely proud of everyone that […]


Garstang Medical Practise Cake Bake in memory of Matthew Hesmondhalgh

This is photo of my friend, Sarah Taylor & myself. Iit kind of represents our efforts at our week long raising awareness stand and participation in the Great Cake Bake.  We’re very grateful to everyone who made and donated all the lovely bakes (especially as I ran off mid-week down to the Parliamentary Reception!). The […]


NHS LHiS Cake Bake

Here are some pictures from my Great Cake Bake held at work, NHS Leicestershire Health Informatics Service (LHiS). Some incredible entries and talents, we also had a ‘nailed it’ where people found a picture online of a cake they wanted to make and tried their best to get it spot on. We had giant Xmas […]


CRY Great Cake Bake 2017

The sixth CRY Great Cake Bake took place on Friday 24th November 2017, as part of Raising Awareness Week. We would like to thank everybody who took part in the CRY Great Cake Bake and for helping to make the event such a success. Money is still coming in but we are delighted to say […]


Miss Prom Staffordshire charity night in memory of Jordan Burndred

Heather Jordan, who was a good friend of Jordan’s, had become Miss Prom Staffordshire 2017. She decided to use her title to organise a charity night and donate the money to the Jordan Burndred Memorial Fund. The night was a huge success and Heather raised an amazing £545. Nicola Burndred


Shaw Great Cake Bake

I thought I would send you a photo of my 3rd Great Cake Bake morning which I held in my house in Cheshire.  We were once again well supported by friends and neighbours raising £420 and selling £72 on the sale of Christmas cards. What a worthwhile way of catching up with friends. Sarah Shaw


Cake Bake in memory of Jonathan Hooper

Here are some photos from our CRY cake sale in memory of my brother Jonathan Hooper who passed away suddenly in 2004. We raised £440. Family and friends joined us at home and have given generously. The leftovers were enjoyed by the staff at my work place, Pheasey Park Farm Primary School, who also gave […]


Great Cake Bake at the Jelly Roll cafe

At the end of November we held our CRY Great Bake Sale. Never have I seen so many people, friends and family turn out in such force. You were all awesome! Thank you. There was family that travelled a 4 hour round trip to surprise me! Friends of friends, family friends, the cake lovers, the people that have their […]


12 Hour Netballathon at Manchester Metropolitan University

MMUC Netball did their annual 12 hour Netballathon, in aid of CRY this year! We started at 8am and finished at 8pm on January the 20th, and the event was very successful as we raised £283.60 from sponsorship’s and a tombola. Our girls were extremely tired throughout the day, however we got lots of encouragement and […]


Community Day at South Cheshire College and CRY

Saturday 17 June 2016 was really hot and sunny for the Community Day at South Cheshire College. There were many different stalls and activities supporting and promoting local events and societies.  Alison ran a stall for CRY in memory of her daughter, Ceri. Delicious cakes were on sale, also cards, other small items and there […]


12 half-marathons in 12 months in memory of Dylan Howells

In January, my mate and I decided we needed a long-lasting challenge that would ensure we were busy in 2017. We decided we would do 12 half marathons in 12 months.  Finding events these days is easier than ever, but fitting them in is another thing!  Our first run took us to Blackmore Vale in […]


CRY Cake Bake in memory of Bethany Mycroft

This year we held our great cake bake over 2 days on Friday 24th & Saturday 25th November 2017 from 9am – 6pm. In order to promote our event and raise awareness we organised vinyl banners to be printed and these were displayed outside of our cake bake venue on the weeks leading up to […]


Stoke St Mary Village carol singing in memory of Gary Edwards

The Bellringers and friends of Stoke St Mary village outside Taunton were out and about carol singing on Thursday 21st December, raising funds for  C-R-Y (Cardiac Risk in the Young), and the hearing Dogs for deaf people.  Everyone was so kind offering sustenance along the way and a total of  £345.00 was raised. The funds […]


Auntie Jenny’s Auction in Memory of Harley Curtis Brandon

On the 3rd of January 2016 my family suffered the tragic loss of my dear nephew Harley Curtis Brandon at just 21, to Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. Harley was a giant of a man who, when you first saw him and before speaking to him you might think was scary and trouble, you couldn’t be […]


Reynolds Catering 2017 Christmas Card Donation, in Memory of Harley Curtis Brandon

Here at Reynolds we like to do our bit every Christmas and raise money for a worthy cause. We decided eight years ago that we would donate to a charity instead of sending each other Christmas cards.  We chose once again this Christmas, to support our friend and colleague Douglas Bourne with his efforts in […]


NCS Young People Fundraise for CRY

in July 2017 a group of young people aged 15-17, from Crewe and Nantwich area, doing NCS (National Citizen Service) were looking for a charity to fundraise for. A friend of Alison’s called Darryle, who was leading the group, asked if it would be ok to fundraise for Ceri’s Memorial Fund for CRY. Alison agreed […]


Cake Bake at Gymophobics Nantwich

Gymophobics Nantwich was the venue for a CRY cake bake on Wednesday 22 November 2017. Alison is a member of the gym and organised the event in memory of her daughter, Ceri.  Gym members were extremely generous in donating a vast range of delicious cakes and others supported by buying and eating them. Another gym […]


Hull 10k in memory of James Moorfoot

I did the Hull 10k in June 2017 after the recent passing of a teacher at school of mine. I was very close to him and considered him a good friend, and someone who I spoke to daily. He had a cardiac arrest whilst playing football and lost his life far too early. I wanted […]


CRY Cake Bake at South Cheshire College

On Friday 24 November 2017 a cake bake was held at South Cheshire College in memory of Ceri Palmer nee Howells, to help raise more funds for CRY Heart Screenings. It was a really busy morning with lots of staff and students calling at the stall to buy delicious cakes and support the raffle. Also […]


Distant Memories Yuletide Evening for Rory Embling

At the Distant Memories Yule tide Evening, we raised £57.75 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY.  Pictured are Anne and Francesca, Rory’s mum and sister.    Francesca with Carol Dawson the proprietor of Distant Memories and a great supporter of CRY.    Alan , Vicky and Jackie.    Judith sitting on Santa’s knee.    And Santa […]


80’s Night in memory of Charlotte Adams

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 80’s Night – it was a great night. Brilliant costumes and fashion memorabilia and especially great music. £500 raised. Kate Bome


Travel Trade Crusade in memory of Charlotte Adams

Thank you SO much to Colin Pegler and Greg Armstrong – Elite Island Resorts, Steve Gilchrist – Virgin Holidays and Sam Dowling – Kuoni who drove 1500 miles around Europe in the Travel Trade Crusade in full fancy dress and a car costing less that £650! £2381 was raised. Well done. Kate Bome


James Wood Tennis Tournament

Another year has passed by and Broxbourne Tennis Club have once again held a Tennis Tournament in James’ memory with all proceeds to CRY. This year the Club held their parent and child event on Friday, 1 December. It was at 6pm as the parents arrived home from work. The temp had dropped drastically that week and […]


Raising Awareness in memory of Balinder Mann

In  memory of Balinder Mann we raised £1301.76 on the CRY awareness week. My husband and I, along with some of my family made over 60 curries, as well as chocolate brownies/pokora’s/somasa and sold these to my colleges at Agility over the duration of that week.  My niece Pritti made some lovely cupcakes for us […]


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