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

Sir Steve Redgrave CBE...

“I am pleased to be a patron of CRY having had first hand experience of the impact of such a death. Robert Hayley was my best friend and crewmate. He was extremely fit and we had just recently as juniors won a senior race together. We had been watching TV. He suddenly stood up and...

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Clive Clarke...

“I am pleased to have been asked to be a CRY patron. As a professional footballer I played for Stoke City FC for 9 years and eventually became captain. Most recently I played for Leicester City, during which time I suffered severe cardiac problems which forced me to retire from the game. I now realise...

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Sir Ian Botham OBE...

“I am delighted to accept the position of Honorary President of CRY’s Centre of Sports Cardiology – the first dedicated Sports Cardiology Unit in the world. We want all kids to have heart tests just as they do annually in Italy. Development of the Sports Cardiology Unit is crucial to underpin CRY’s very ambitious screening...

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Andy Scott...

“I am honoured to become a patron of CRY as Alison and the team were influential in my ability to come to terms with being diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. CRY’s work is, and will continue to be, instrumental in the diagnosis and prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death in young people, and I am delighted and...

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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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Rob Andrew MBE...

Former English rugby union footballer “Following the sad and sudden death of Scott Donkin whilst playing mini rugby in our region, the charity was brought to my attention. As this is clearly a much bigger problem than is given coverage, I am delighted to help in any way.”

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Bill Neely...

“Having seen the horror of a young life cut short at the end of a summer run, I’m committed to helping CRY and to raising awareness of a silent killer we can all do more to combat.”

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Gary Longwell...

“The Northern Ireland sports community has become acutely aware of Sudden Death Syndrome in the past two years following the tragic and untimely deaths of two top young sports stars – Cormac McAnallen (Tyrone GAA) and John McCall (Irish U19 Rugby). I am delighted to be associated with CRY’s campaign as it attempts to raise...

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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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Sir Clive Woodward OBE...

“CRY’s outstanding work leading the field in addressing young sudden cardiac death is to be applauded. The fast track services they now offer, including funding of coroners’ referrals to the CRY Centre for Expert Cardiac Pathology, are urgently needed – as is their innovative cardiac screening programme, both in the community and sport. I am...

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David Walliams...

“I am very pleased to have become a patron of CRY. The charity does amazing work in raising awareness of cardiac risk in the young. The tragedy is that the deaths of so many young people from cardiac problems are preventable, and I am really impressed with CRY’s scope as a charity. Not only does...

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Matt Wells...

“I chose CRY as my charity of choice for two reasons. Firstly, a close friend’s brother recently passed away with cardiac symptoms and secondly I am aware of the work CRY does as I have had my heart checked through the fast track athletes screening service at the CRY Centre for Sports Cardiology. Thank you...

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