Raising Awareness

Raising awareness of CRY and its objectives can be as easy as a click of a button, printing or ordering posters to display, liking or sharing a post on our social media pages and sharing Youtube videos CRY have produced all helps to raise awareness and save young lives. Through raising awareness if these conditions, the public, medical and sporting communities will be alerted to the symptoms that can lead to a young sudden cardiac death, as well as the potential risks that these conditions carry for an asymptomatic population.

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Follow, like and subscribe to our social media to get updates and information about the  charity and help share, retweet and pass on our messages via your social media to help get CRY’s messages out. Click on the buttons below to find messages that can be shared/retweeted instantly and help raise awareness.

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In your community

By raising awareness in your community, the public will be aware of the courses of action that can minimise their risk, including the choice to be screened. We can provide literature and raising awareness materials upon request please email events@c-r-y.org.uk if you have any questions.

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CRY's Patrons

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff...

“CRY has had a huge impact in raising awareness of young sudden cardiac death with coroners, working to provide essential support services for those that have suffered a tragedy and funding free expert fast-track cardiac pathology to reduce the wait for the pathologists’ Post Mortem for those bereaved. I would be pleased to help them...

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Rob Key...

“I am privileged to have become a patron of CRY. I have been very fortunate to enjoy a career playing cricket, however a close friend of mine, Ben Simpson, with whom I grew up playing sport, suddenly lost his life whilst playing a game of hockey. CRY does a fantastic amount of work in raising...

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Vincent Regan...

“I became involved with CRY after the Fell Family contacted me telling me about the tragic loss of their son Josh and what happens to 12 apparently fit and healthy young people each week, asking if I would be interested in helping raise awareness of young sudden cardiac death and CRY and the work that...

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Andrew Trimble...

“I firmly believe that all young people should attend cardiac screening whether they are involved in sport or not. It is important to know that you are fit to compete in the sport of your choice. Likewise if a problem is diagnosed, it can be treated. It is better to be safe. My message is...

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John Barrowman MBE...

“I’m pleased to offer my support to this truly worthy organisation. That so many healthy young people die from this silent syndrome is tragic. CRY is working hard to protect our young people with their programs for research and prevention. I’m glad to add my voice to CRY.”

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Ray Wilkins MBE...

  “I am very pleased to have been asked to become a Patron of CRY. I am aware of young people dying suddenly whilst playing football and taking part in other activities, however, 8 a week is a really shocking total. With my background in football, I hope that I am going to be able...

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Jeremy Bates...

“It gives me great pleasure to be a Patron of CRY. Cardiomyopathy is a genuine risk to sportsmen and women worldwide and it is essential to create awareness of its silent existence. With my involvement with tennis in the UK I will endeavour to continue the screening of our national players and provide information to...

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John Inverdale...

“Howard English was a friend who was an amazing guy and an outstanding rugby player. The ultimate Bon Viveur. It was a truly shocking moment when he died suddenly during one of our rugby games. When someone dies in your arms like that on the side of a rugby pitch it is not something you...

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Lawrence Okoye...

“I have a strong affinity with CRY after a 16 year-old school friend of mine died suddenly.  If you are fit and healthy the only way that you can find out whether you are carrying an undiagnosed heart condition that could kill you is to be tested.  CRY give young people the chance to know....

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Lee Mears...

Lee is a former English rugby union footballer, who played hooker at Bath and for England and had 42 England caps during his 16 year career in professional rugby. On 11 February 2013 Lee was diagnosed with a heart abnormality that forced him to immediately retire from his professional rugby career. We were delighted to...

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Jonny Evans...

“I am pleased to be able to support CRY as a Patron. Young people need to look after themselves and understand more about their health. I fully support CRY’s campaign for screening and greater awareness of potentially fatal cardiac conditions. My advice is simple – use your head and check your heart.” Photograph courtesy of...

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Alison Waters...

“It was following the tragic death of Harry Faulkner – aged 18 when he died suddenly whilst playing squash – that I became aware of CRY and the amazing work that they do; and it was something I wanted to be a part of. I’m delighted to have become a CRY Patron. I feel very...

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