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Skydiving to raise money for CRY

Dudley News, 22nd April 2018 Shari Lawrence-Willis will be facing her fears on the 19th of May by jumping out of plane in memory of her Father, Henry Knight-Willis. Shari said, “As a young person who unexpectedly lost a parent to a genetic condition causing sudden cardiac death, it’s a cause very close to home […]


Annual Charity Cake Sale – 19th May 2017

Time: 10-4pm Venue: Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, 410 Brentwood Rd, Hornchurch, Romford RM2 6DH This is the fifth anniversary of Aashi Sinha’s departure; she loved baking so the cake sale has become an annual event and we hope people will join us and feel able to help us raise money for CRY. […]


M&S Bridlington fundraising

Donna Fell collected a cheque in memory of James Moorfoot – the total amount includes matching funds of £1500 and a £1000 donation from carrier bag sales. We are now well underway in raising the £5000 needed to pay for our heart screening day in October – the local community are really getting behind the […]


All Star Society Fortunes with MMUC Netball

MMUC Netball did a student twist on the well known family game show, Family Fortunes. Questions were used from the show and also some had a MMU Cheshire twist on them. The event was successful with lots of laughing and winners from the additional raffle. From the event All Star Society Fortunes we raised an […]


Cottam Spring Charity Craft & Gift Fair

We successfully raised £105 per charity on Saturday through a variety of stalls and a raffle at the Ancient Oak in Cottam. Caroline Colley


Tony Lloyd MP signs CRY’s pledge to save young lives

Rochdale Online, 17th April 2018 On Tuesday 17th April, Rochdale MP, Tony Lloyd signed CRY’s pledge calling for a national strategy for the prevention of young sudden cardiac death. My Lloyd said, “I am astonished to learn that 12 young people die per week in the United Kingdom from undiagnosed cardiac conditions. In total this means […]


London Marathon run for Garstang fundraiser

Blackpool Gazette, 18th April 2018 Nicola Clark is taking on the London Marathon this weekend for the Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund – money from Matthew’s fund goes towards screening days with CRY. This will be Nicola’s third run for CRY, as well as putting on a varity of fundraising events with her running group ‘CRY […]


Forest of Dean Spring Trails in memory of Jack Pegler

The race was originally cancelled due to the weather. We were so, so disappointed and we ended up going to the pub instead feeling deflated. In hindsight it was probably for the best as I am coming back from being injured for a few months, and I felt the two weeks extra training was good […]


Sisters run Forest of Dean Half in memory of their Dad

Ross Gazette, 12 April 2018 Eleven years after the death of Jack Pegler while training for the Forest of Dean Half marathon, Amy and Lucy Pegler complete the run in tribute to their father. The sisters completed the run in two hours and twenty six minutes, raising £650 from sponsorship. Amy is running three more […]


CRY supporter makes Stoke-on-Trent a better place to live

Stoke Sentinel – 10th April 2018 Nicola Burndred has been listed among 26 Stoke-on-Trent residents who make the city a better place to live, dedicating her time to raising funds for CRY to provide cardiac screenings. Read more


Summer festival raising money for CRY in memory of Josh Fell

The Bridge festival is coming to Hessle this summer with a silent disco, food court and more than 20 live acts. Liam Bass, festival organiser, said: “The Bridge Festival aims to raise enough funds to donate to Cardiac Risk in the Young Charity (CRY) in memory of my cousin Josh Fell, to help towards funding […]


Homewood School screening in memory of Ben Hammond

Kent Online, 8th April 2018 Following a year of fundraising, in which £44,000 was raised, two screening days where held at Homewood School in Tenterden, Kent this weekend. The screenings were in memory of Ben Hammond, who died in 2016 from an undiagnosed heart condition. Since then, his family have raised an incredible £44,000 in […]


BBC Radio Essex – Alison Cox MBE

CRY Founder Alison Cox MBE chats with Sadie Nine about CRY’s work and Patron Pixie Lott’s involvement over the years. Listen here (00:51:40) 


BBC Radio Surrey – Alison Cox MBE

CRY Founder, Alison Cox MBE, talking about the passing of Ray Wilkins MBE and the work he did as a CRY Patron. Listen here (01:46:00)  


Dad raises over £1000 for CRY running in a tutu

Rochdale Online, 4th April 2018 On the 24th March 2018, Chris Hardy ran the annual TH98 run, in memory of Tom Hardman, dressed in a ballet tutu and with the support of his community. Kats Dance Academy sponsored Chris, and, as he hit his target of £1000, he will perform in the dance schools show […]


Heart screenings in memory of Martyn Luckett

Bude Today, 20th March 2018 Brenda Luckett and her family have raised funds for CRY since her son, Martyn Luckett, died in 2005. The Martyn Luckett Memorial Fund provide annual screenings for local young people in Devon – this year at Pilton Community College, where over 200 young people were screened. Brenda has now held […]


Jimfest 2018 – 11th May 2018

11th May 2018 from 6pm Live music event The King’s Head Pub & Courtyard, Fulham All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to CRY in memory of James Roberts-Walker


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


Kent Cricket names CRY as its official club charity 2018

kentcricket.co.uk 27th March 2018 All funds raised by Kent Cricket for CRY will fund screenings for young players in Kent, as well as the professionals. Kent Cricket CEO Ben Green said: “We are delighted to help CRY raise funds and awareness about the valuable work they do. Members of our men’s squad have benefitted from […]


£1000 raised in memory of Thomas Padmore

Telegraph & Argus, 26th March 2018 Paul Padmore held a fundraiser at his place of work in memory of his son, Thomas, who died in 2011 from Brugada Syndrome. Mr Padmore said, “This is the first time I’ve done anything through the workplace, because it has been difficult for me to actually approach people about it.” […]


Ashby Round Table officially hold Guinness World Record

Burton Mail, 22nd March 2018 Ashby Round Tablers officially hold the Guinness World Record for continuously bouncing on a trampoline. The teams video evidence and records of the attempt were submitted to adjudicators, and after a long wait, the group received the news. The team bounced non-stop for 25 hours and 30 minutes and raised […]


Sixteen-year-old takes on half marathon in memory of Ben Walker

Northamptonshire Telegraph, 22nd March 2018 Ben Walker died whilst playing football in April 2017, aged just 15. On the anniversary of his death, Ben’s friend, Lewis will tackle the Pembrokeshire Half, “Me and Benji went to the same middle school in Thrapston and we were close friends. His death was a shock and I wanted […]


Ellery McGowan becomes oldest woman to complete iconic swim in Cape Town

Get Surrey, 9th March 2018 Ellery McGowan, 71, swimming teacher and coach at Charterhouse School, Godalming, took on a 7.5k open water swimming challenge in memory of her son James McGowan. The swim took place in Cape Town between Robben Island and Blouberg on the 14th February 2018. Ellery swam alongside thirteen others in memory […]


MSA Race Night at Marine FC – 7th April 2018

Marine Football Club following Marine’s home game against Witton Albion Saturday 7th April 2018 at 7pm in the Graham Lounge. Tickets: Available from the bar in the Marine Clubhouse from Saturday 24th March 2018, £3 (entry & chip butty supper)   It is the week prior to the Aintree meeting and the famous Grand National. […]


100 young people to be screened in Sidmouth in May

Sidmouth Herald, 16th March 2018 Following the success of a screening last year, Marion and Robert Hayman have funded another screening, taking place in May this year. The screening is in memory of Jon Hayman, who died from SADS in 2013. Marion said, “Until Jonathan’s death, we had never heard of CRY, never heard of sudden […]


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