Fundraising events in memory of Matthew Hesmondhalgh

Hot on the heels of our screening event I am delighted to say that yesterday, 11.2.19,  I sent a donation of £1847.54. This was made up as follows: The Fish & Chip Plaice collection tub – £31.86 Owd Nell’s collection tub –  £16.91 Conway Cards collection tub  – £50 Bilsborrow PO & store, 5 collection […]


CRY Great Cake Bake 2018

The seventh annual CRY Great Cake Bake took place on Friday 23rd November 2018 as part of Raising Awareness Week. We would like to say a big thank you to everybody who took part in the CRY Great Cake Bake, and for helping to make the event so successful. Your support will enable CRY to continue […]


Garstang Scarecrow Festival in memory of Matthew Hesmondhalgh

Garstang Town Council organised it’s first ever Scarecrow Festival this summer and chose Matt’s Fund at CRY, and Macmillan in the Northwest as their official charities. They asked a group of 4 local ladies who do a lot of fundraising for different causes and who are known as Team ShazzAnn, to help them fundraise. As […]


Team ShazzAnn raise £10,000 through Three Peaks Challenge

Garstang Courier, 12th June 2018 Team ShazzAnn and a team of 50 took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks for CRY, raising £10,000 for the Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund and Macmillan. Sharon Hartley, who helped organise the challenge, said: “I am incredibly proud of everyone who took part and honoured their fund-raising – I am shell shocked […]


Regional News

Edinburgh Live, 21st January 2019 ‘Colour Me Crazy’, a colour run set up by a group of Edinburgh University students, is due to take place in Edinburgh this March to raise funds for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). Read more Lancashire Post, 24th January 2019 The Tipping’s family, from Cottam, put on a festive display at […]


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 […]


Team of 50 to take on Yorkshire Three Peaks

Lancaster Guardian, 9th February 2018 A team of around 50 people will walk the Yorkshire Three Peaks in aid of The Matthew Hesmondhalgh Memorial Fund for CRY, and Macmillan. The organisers are working with the Garstand Scarecrow Festival in order to raise extra funds for their chosen charities. Read more


CRY Great Cake Bake 2017

The sixth CRY Great Cake Bake took place on Friday 24th November 2017, as part of Raising Awareness Week. We would like to thank everybody who took part in the CRY Great Cake Bake and for helping to make the event such a success. Money is still coming in but we are delighted to say […]