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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Timperley Boneshakers Manchester to Morecombe (and back) bike ride

On the weekend of 23rd and 24th September 2017, over 30 cyclists from Timperley Boneshakers cycled to Morecombe and back. This was organised by Ian Elliot to raise funds in memory of Chloe Waddell, who died suddenly of an undiagnosed heart defect in February 2013 at the age of 16. Chloe’s mum, Fiona, and sister Holly, […]

Unicorn Primary School awareness week in memory of Evan Shonfield

The staff, parents and the children of The Unicorn Primary School, Beckenham held a CRY awareness and fundraising week which culminated on Friday 24th November with a fantastic cake sale. The weeks’ events ended up raising £900 for CRY in memory of Evan James Shonfield. As well as the cake sale there was a raffle […]

WI talk in Doncaster

I was very pleased to be asked to speak on behalf of CRY at Hatfield Church, Doncaster at the carol concert organised by the Vermuyden Group of WI on 4th December. The photo shows Cath Watson (Vice President of the High Levels Group) myself and the reverend Liz Turner-Loisel. A collection was made at the […]

Cocktails & Karaoke Night in memory of Rory Embling

Pictured are Jonathan and Gemma Wilstrop, Joanne Backhouse, Sue Wright, our trusty bartenders Wayne and Jo Mills, and Danny Clayton, who tested the whole of the cocktail menu for us! Many thanks to all who supported us. Anne Embling

Tennis Day in memory of Luke Rutter

Photos from Luke’s Tennis day – we were all a bit cold by the end of it but had great fun. Grandma and Auntie were manning the drinks, three ladies finished on equal points (so they are having the trophy for four months each!) and Luke’s best mate won the men’s. The photo is with […]

Beth’s Great Cake & Coffee 2017

This year we held our Great Cake Bake over two 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 […]

South Shields charity netball tournament

Well done to all the teams who took part in a Charity Netball Tournament in South Shields 25th November. 14 teams entered from across the North East including mixed teams and back to netball. After a full day of well contested netball, the final was between Gateshead Stadium and Property Mixed, it was a fab […]

Cake Bake & Fundraising in memory of Olivia Woodward

CRY Great Cake Bake: NHS England chose C-R-Y as their preferred charity for October-December and I undertook a ‘Great NHS England Bake off’ on Monday 27 November, followed by a cake sale. Michelle Lake, Head of Revalidation played a key role in devising the poster and organising the day with me. 12 fantastic entries were […]

Great Cake Bake Botley in memory of Claire Reed

So far we have made £700 from The CRY Cake Bake held at Botley Market Hall in memory of our Daughter Claire Reed, with more donation promised on our Justgiving page. We made £95 from a Bottle of House of Commons Champagne donated by our MP for Eastleigh and CRY supporter Mims Davies, signed by the […]

Windsor Half Marathon in memory of James Markham

A year ago I was quite unfit and hated doing any kind of exercise. In October 2016 I joined a training / bootcamp programme which I do three mornings and week and I threw myself into it. When I started I couldn’t run ½ mile without wanting to keel over. Four months in I decided to […]

Cake Bake in memory of Matthew Clayton

Throughout the week I sent out daily awareness emails to all my colleagues in Brindley Place (approx. 1000), within these emails I detailed exactly what CRY offers for support, awareness, screening and research and added stories from people who have been affected by sudden tragic loss of life. I also attached facts such a #12aweek […]

Great Cake Bake & coffee morning in memory of Jamie Loncaster

Friday 24th November 2017 saw the annual Coffee Morning & Cake Bake fundraising event take place at St. Barnabas Church Hall, Swanland. This was the third such event in memory of Jamie Loncaster, who died suddenly and unexpectedly in March 2015 from an undetected heart condition. The family had spent quite some time planning and […]

Jack Boulton Memorial Trophy

The 2017 Jack Boulton Memorial Trophy was played on 14 October at Saltford Golf Club.  There were 26 teams of 4 and the winning team is pictured.  From left to right, Carol Lake, Dave Boulton, Oliver Parkinson, Keith Parker and Keith Bees.  It was a very sociable day and enjoyed by all who played as […]

Dom Day 2017

The annual Dom Day was held on Saturday 18th of November at the LC Swansea with donations from all attending going to Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). This year there was more than just a tournament at this event – there was also entertainment going on throughout the day which included a cake sale, […]

Car air fresheners in memory of Stephen Ridgley

  I wanted to do something in memory of my husband, Stephen Ridgley, who sadly passed away on 24th March this year due to SADS and raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young. Steve was a huge car enthusiast and made hundreds of friends through his passion for cars. It took me months to […]

Great Cake Bake Shropshire

This was the second cake bake I’ve been involved in since losing my 24-year-old daughter in May 2016 to SCD. I had 20 colleagues and friends bake for the event and what a selection there was. It took place at break time at the school I work at in Shropshire, with colleagues and sixth formers […]

Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind Cake Bake

Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind hosted their first Great Cake Bake in aid of CRY – Cardiac risk in the young on Friday. The organisation are committed in raising awareness of important issues, especially when staff have direct experience of cardiac conditions. The charity raised over £130 and hope every penny will make a difference to […]

School bake sale & awareness stall with Harry Steel

My son Harry held a bake sale/ awareness stall at his school on Friday. Some of his year group helped to bake over 300 cakes for this event. Harry baked cakes at home and staff and parents from the school also kindly donated cakes. I dont know how much was raised yet but will let […]

Dinosaur cake in memory of Bruce Cousins

Daisy was fed up with buns so we made this dinosaur cake – the tetradactyl is swooping over the erupting volcano to the dinosaurs below – well it doesn’t quite meet the brief but when will you see another – £40 in post from her collection in memory of Bruce of course Jackie Cousins

”Bake A Cake” morning at Charterhouse Club

On Friday 24th November we held a successful ”Bake A Cake” morning at Charterhouse Club raising £430 for C-R-Y, specifically for James McGowan Memorial Fund. James died suddenly almost two years ago and this is one way that we can not only raise money for screening and research but also to keep James’ memory alive. I […]

Cake Bake in memory of Anthony Fitzgerald

I took part in the great cake bake last Sunday and had my family round for tea and cake in memory of my best friend Ant who passed away last year. We raised a small amount of money which is to go to the Anthony Fitzgerald memorial fund. We had made chocolate chip cookies in […]

HR in Flow bake for CRY

We are HR in Flow in Buckingham. Our purpose is to : Reduce Stress and Energise People in the Workplace We are currently ‘introducing’ ourselves to the neighbouring businesses on our business estate developing awareness of CRY and tempting them to something sweet in return for a donation. Their generosity for ‘cakes’ or possible action […]

Bridlington Marks & Spencer raising awareness for CRY

During CRY’s Raising Awareness Week staff at Marks and Spencer in Bridlington held an awareness stand for 2 days in the local shopping centre. They handed out leaflets and had literature available for the public to read. It was a very productive day and was a great success with Donna and Rich Fell coming along […]

MMU Man VS Food

We are MMU Cheshire Netball, we did a joint charity event this week with women’s hockey at our university. This was in aid of CRY and women’s hockey’s chosen charity. The event was our annual Man Vs. Food competition and we had teams of two people from different societies and clubs. There were 8 different rounds some including […]

Fundraising in memory of Dan Hughes

Summer 2017 It’s been a busy summer of fundraising for Dan’s memorial fund which started in May with 20 of Dan’s friends and family taking on a 10k Born survivor assault course at Capesthorne Hall in Cheshire. There were 30 obstacles to climb over and under, mud to wade through, tyres and barbed wire to […]

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