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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Cricket Memorial Day in Memory of Ryan Tilley

  Tom Hunter and Sam Hickinbottom organised a Cricket Memorial Day on 27/10/18 in memory of Ryan Tilley and raised £7204. Read their stories below. I met Ryan at the age of 10 years old when he strolled into our cricket club to ‘give it a go’. Probably pushed into it in the school playground […]


Rock and Pop Quiz in memory of Rory Embling

These are photos of our Rock and Pop quiz hosted and set by Michael Steer of Educating Yorkshire and Pointless Celebrities. Thank you so much Michael. We all had a brilliant evening and raised £425.00 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY. Anne Embling


Wakefield Trinity Rugby League collection in memory of Rory Embling

These photos are of us at Wakefield Trinity Rugby League ground at which we were kindly allowed to do a bucket collection which raised £938.20 for Rory’s Foundation at CRY. We are so grateful for the help and support from our collecting team on the evening and to the generosity of the fans of both […]


Tom Elton Barratt Junior Squash Championships 2018

The 2018 Tom Elton Barratt Junior Squash Championships (this year an England Squash 1 day Bronze Sanctioned event) took place on 21st October at Bishop’s Stortford Squash & Racketball Club, Hertfordshire with a donation from all entry fees received being given to CRY. This year we raised £147. The tournament has been held each year since […]


Birmingham Half Marathon Fundraising

We were a team of 6 at work that wanted to do something to get fit and raise money for CRY. We saw that the Birmingham half marathon was 20 weeks away, so got straight to work on some short runs here and there. We started our fundraising page and held a cake sale and […]


Elvis Night in Honour of Bruce Cousins and Terry Fereday

We raised £253.00 from our ‘Elvis Night’ on the 14th September 2018 at the Monkwood pub in Rawmarsh, Rotherham in honour and memory of Terry Fereday. Bruce and Terry were good friends and his family are great supporters of our fund and of CRY. Jackie Cousins


Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

Congratulations and a huge thank you to the 12 runners who took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018 on behalf of CRY on Sunday 14th October 2018. We are very grateful to each of our runners that took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon and for their fantastic fundraising efforts for CRY. […]


Talk to Nantwich Wesleyan Methodist Guild

Ceri Palmer nee Howells’ mum, Alison, was invited to speak to the Wesleyan Guild at Nantwich Methodist Church on Tuesday 9th October 2018.  She talked about her story of the sudden loss of Ceri through SADS, aged only 22 in 2014.  She also explained the wide range of work that CRY does, including showing CRY […]


Banbridge Archery Club

We were very happy last week to present Ian McCall a cheque for £600 following on from us selecting CRY as our Charity of the Year for 2018. Attached is a picture taken on the night of Ian with a small group of our members. Rachael McComb and all the members of Banbridge Archery Club


Land’s End to John O’ Groats Cycle Ride

The cycle took me 11 days and I covered 930 miles from Land’s End in Cornwall to John O’ Groats in Scotland by bicycle. I have so far raised £710 for CRY and I’m continuing to receive donations. I have attached pictures of my adventure for the website and magazine. Siôn Leyshon


Marine Supporters Association Raise £200!

Following Marine’s home game against Witton Albion FC on Saturday, 7th April 2018 at 7pm the Marine Supporters Assocation (MSA) held a fundraising Race Night in order to raise much needed funds for Marine’s Ground Appeal and also to enable the MSA to make a donation to CRY, a charity close to Marine supporter Mark […]


Northants ladies end of season rounders funday

On Sunday 9th September, we held our end of season funday, and the charity chosen this year was CRY. This charity has become close to a number of hearts in our town after the sudden death of Ben Walker (Benji) aged just 14. At the end of our Ladies season we host a funday where […]


The Catbells walked

Many thanks to the Staff of F62 Sunderland Royal Hospital. On Saturday 15th September 2018 a team of Nurses, Health care assistants and Environmental assistants walked the Catbells in memory of their colleagues son Kyle Jenkins. There was laughter, sweat, a few wrong turns and a hearty breakfast. Well done Allenore, Gill, Darren, Michelle, James, […]


15th Annual Adam Dabell Memorial Cup and Trophy

On the evening of Thursday 11th October, East Grinstead Town Football Club were host, once again, to the 15th annual ‘Adam Dabell Memorial Cup and Trophy’ football match between Imberhorne and Sackville schools – in celebration, once again, of the life of my son Adam Dabell and to raise voluntary contributions to the charity ‘CRY’ […]


Eleri & Jane’s Charity Ball in memory of Nina Buck

There is only one word to describe the night……UNFORGETTABLE! A night that will live in our memory for ever & ever! Myself (Eleri Buck) and one of my mum’s dear friends (Jane Williams) decided to team up this year to put on a charity ball to celebrate the life of my beautiful Mother, Nina Buck. […]


Wilton Hall Coffee Morning

The ladies from the Taunton Zumba group enjoyed coffee, cake and a raffle at the Wilton Hall on 25th September. The event raised over £500, and the proceeds were divided between Macmillan cancer charity and Cardiac Risk in the Young. A further coffee morning to raise funds in Gary’s memory and to fund a local […]


Inaugural Andy Kenny quiz raises £20,000 for charity

Friends, family and colleagues of Andy Kenny raised over £20,000 at The Kia Oval on Friday night for the inaugural Andy Kenny Quiz Night. The celebration in memory of Andy, organised by CAA, was hosted by radio and television broadcasters and close friends of the Kenny’s, Mark Pougatch and Alastair Eykyn. It brought together 250 […]


2nd Annual Shawnton Memorial Match: Old Emanuel 2nd XV v Rosslyn Park Nomads

On Saturday 6th October Old Emanuel 2nd XV played Rosslyn Park Nomads in the 2nd Annual Shawnton Memorial Match in memory of Shawnton De Four, who passed away whilst playing in a second team fixture v Rosslyn Park in 2017. Despite the best efforts of both teams on the day administering CPR and a defibrillator, […]


Yeomans Nissan 10k Run Grand Prix Goodwood Motor Circuit

Over £300 was raised by a group of colleagues from Yeomans Nissan in Bognor Regis by doing a 10k run around Goodwood Motor Circuit on the 9th of September. Richard’s father-in-law Ian works at this garage and his colleagues wanted to do something in an effort to support him and raise some money for CRY. […]


Birthday Party Fundraising!

£55 was raised by Elowen at her birthday party in September as her contribution to fundraising in memory of Richard Brember.   Hayley Brember


CRY Durham Walk 2018 in memory of Kevin Paterson

Once again our family took part in the walk, eight of us this time, plus three dogs. Walking in memory of my son, Kevin Paterson, who died suddenly on 21st October 2012 of ARVC. We are from the North East so know Durham quite well but are always proud to show off our beautiful city […]


CRY Heart of Durham Walk 2018

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been holding CRY’s Heart of Durham Walk for almost a decade – and we would once again like to thank all the CRY supporters who took part in our 9th annual Walk on Saturday 6th October. It really was a special event! A crisp Autumn day, the sun shone […]


60s Themed Charity Evening

The event went very well, we raised over £700 which will be split equally between our 3 charities. It was a 60s themed dance in memory of Ben Thorn with music provided free of charge by the band 60+. The dance took place in East Preston Village Hall with the sponsorship of local businesses to […]


Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon in aid of CRY

On Sunday 30th October I took part in the Ikano Bank Robin Hood Half Marathon in Nottingham, in aid of Cardiac Risk in the Young. I chose this charity for the amazing work they carry out, research and screenings for undiagnosed heart conditions. I’m really proud to be supporting this fantastic organisation as I’ve had […]


Soul and Motown tribute night in memory of Andrew Parr

£945 was raised for the Andrew Parr Memorial Fund at the Silk Route Indian Restaurant following a Soul and Motown tribute act by A-Kay. This was a curry night and live entertainment evening. Great big thank you to Ali and his team for all the fantastic food, also a big thank you to the Heartfelt […]


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