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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Chris Embling and Bonnie the hen

Photographs of Chris with one of his hens, Bonnie. Bonnie is one of a group of fantastic egg layers who have now raised £600 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY from the sale of their delicious eggs. Anne Embling


Charity Bingo Night for Charlotte

Thank you to Stuart and the Gardiners Pub, Chelmsford for hosting a fun Charity Bingo Night on 24th November. It was great to have some fun so close to Charlotte’s 3rd anniversary – she would have loved it. Actually I’m sure she was there – just ask her friends and family who won. A whopping […]


Gordon Banks fundraising evening in memory of Daniel Hughes

On Friday the 6th of April over 100 guests were treated to an evening of Football nostalgia when England’s 1966 world cup winning goal keeper Gordon Banks appeared at a fund raising evening in memory Daniel Hughes. The evening was hosted by Gordon’s former Stoke City team mate Terry Conroy. Gordon captivated the audience with […]


Rob Reynolds’ Challenges in memory of Daniel Hughes

I’m very pleased to have crossed the line in 2hrs 7mins in the first of six half-marathons I’m running in support of CRY and five other incredible charities. I chose CRY after hearing about a colleague, Dave Hughes, whose son sadly passed away in 2015 from an undetected heart condition. His son, Dan, was of […]


Great Totham School Cake Bake in memory of Charlotte Adams

Thank you to the parents, pupils and staff at Great Totham Primary School who supported me again this year with the Cardiac Risk in the Young’s Great Cake Bake. £760 was raised. Kate Bome


Manchester Marathon in memory of Oliver Thompson

I had a really good day yesterday completing the Manchester Marathon. It was good weather for running, saw a couple of CRY runners too, and said hi to George on the way round. I’m now looking forward already to the Snowdonia Challenge. Good luck to all your London runners. I will see you next year. […]


Heartfelt Group Soul/Motown & Curry Night

We held a curry and live entertainment evening at the Silk Route, with music provided by Motown tribute act A-Kay. A great big thank you to Ali and his team for all the fantastic food, also a big thank you to the Heartfelt Group for their support on the night with the raffle. A great night […]


London Landmarks Half Marathon 2018

          Thank you and congratulations to the 15 CRY runners who took part in the Inaugural London Landmarks Half Marathon on Sunday 25th March 2018!  We were so pleased that we managed to see and cheer on all of our runners on the day, despite the 10,000 runners taking part. The weather was a […]


Three fundraising events in memory of Stephen Wiggins

We held two market stalls in 2017, raising £260, and a very successful concert was also held on behalf of CRY on the 5th December 2017, raising £500. The concert was given by South Ribble Concert Band, who donated their services free of charge. The event was held in Leyland Methodist Church, whose Minister was […]


Charity game at Kings Langley FC CRY Stadium

The Charity Game was won, quite comfortably, by Herts by five goals to nil! Pictured are both teams – Herts are the ones in black, who are smiling slightly more than the Bucks lads in Green! Our fundraising tally currently stands at £557 – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/footballforcry Andy Holmes


Yorkshire Masons

Technical Lodge 5666 invited Brethren to bring their guests to a very moving talk about Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) – a charity that provides heart screening for 14-35 year olds. Bro. Jonathan Sykes introduced Richard and Donna Fell to speak about their charitable fundraising for CRY, and their harrowing personal experience that brought […]


CRY Big Pub Quiz

The CRY Big pub quiz took place at The Orange Tree in Leicester on 26/2/18 A fantastic night was had by all that raised just over £400 and a huge amount of awareness for CRY and what they do. 12 rounds of general knowledge including picture rounds and joker rounds was design by the epic […]


Chocolate Bingo

Our local primary school – Etwall Primary School, Derbyshire – held a Chocolate Bingo on Friday 16th March to raise money for CRY. The school have chosen CRY as their charity this year, as it is the school where I worked as a teaching assistant, but also the primary school that James, my son attended. […]


Casino Night

What a fantastic night at the Casino event organised by the 6Towns Rotary Club for CRY on Saturday 10th March. A £400 cheque was presented to us, which will screen another 8 young people. Certainly an event to consider in the future. We would just like to thank you all for your hard work and […]


Partylite Candle Party

My son and I held a Partylite Candle party on the 22nd February 2018 in our coffee shop, managing to raise £310 for CRY, an amount we are thrilled with! Nikki Selfi


Success Recruit had CRY as their 2017 charity

Thank you to Success Recruit, Chelmsford for choosing CRY as their charity for 2017.  Danielle Burdett and her colleagues chose to support The Charlotte Adams Memorial Fund after Dani lost her close friend Charlotte to SADS in 2014. A silent auction, raffle and pitch and putt were among the events to raise an amazing £1,200.


Have a Heart Day

Dollis Infant School in Barnet held their ‘Have a Heart Day’ on the 9th February 2018. All the children and staff worked really hard to make this fund raising event a success, raising £301 for CRY. Leena Peshawaria


Strictly Dancing for CRY in memory of Alex Reid

 £23,685.88 WOW!!! That’s the final total raised from our ‘Strictly Dancing For Cry’ event held at City Limits Dance Centre in Sheffield on Saturday 2nd December. The event was in memory of our lovely daughter Alex, who died aged 16 whilst sleeping of a sudden cardiac arrhythmia. Also taking part was Sally Smith, who danced […]


Sidmouth 4 Trigs Challenge 2018

Sunday 11th February saw the 18th Four Trigs challenge start with 104 runners setting off across the seafront in sunshine to compete in this gruelling challenge. Weather conditions were variable’ with hail one moment and sun the next. Due to the rain of previous weeks there was of course plenty of mud. The challenge is […]


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


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