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In October 2023 I ran the Amsterdam marathon in memory of my friend Toby, who died from a cardiac arrest earlier this year whilst running the Barcelona marathon. Running was a huge party of Toby’s life and something we used to talk about a lot.
I had a stall at a local Christmas Fair yesterday helped by my little Granddaughter Emily my daughter and a great supporter of CRY Jean Smit the weather was foul and probably kept a lot of people home but we managed to raise £85. I also did the draw for a wonderful donation of a
On 10th November after over 6 months of careful planning, contacting local companies for raffle prizes, making hamper prizes up with donations, the day was finally here for our fashion show and raffle. We also had 3 local small businesses that had stalls, Lucy’s craft creations, Wax scent-sations & Fudge Around who sold their wonderful
We have raised £1425 in honour of my son Evan Thomas, to put forward to the charity CRY. The money was raised through a charity football match on the 5th august. Teams were England and Wales ( Evans team was Wales) followed by a BBQ. Wales won 🥇 fantastic way to honour my son.
The Heartfelt group have been awarded a cheque for £300 from the The Worshipful Master and Brethren of New Temple Free Mason Lodge Chorley. After reading about CRY and our endeavours to keep providing yearly screenings, they very kindly decided to make a donation to our cause. Leaflets have been left for members to pick
On Saturday 4 November, Shree Prajapati Association UK, Wellingborough branch, had a fabulous Bollywood Kings & Queens night at their annual charity fundraiser at Silk Club in Wellingborough. Tony and Joan Hillier, the Northamptonshire reps for CRY, received a cheque for £1,001 and made a wonderful acceptance speech explaining the aims and work of the
We have actually managed to raise over £3000 which I am absolutely delighted to inform you. We have all been overwhelmed by the support, but it is incredibly reassuring to know that people can see the importance of the work you are doing and have been happy to support us in supporting you. I hope
Year 6 pupils, Poppy and Annabelle, worked hard to organise a Halloween Cupcake and Bracelet sale to raise awareness for CRY. Leaflets and posters were delivered to neighbours in the community and an amazing £285 was raised in memory of James William Campbell. Poppy and Annabelle said: “we love baking and making bracelets and wanted
Sunday 15th October saw the Oxford Half Marathon and 15 of Clarissa’s friends took on the very brave decision to run 21.1km around the Oxford course supported by further friends and family who had travelled from all over the country to be there for this fundraiser for CRY in Clarissa’s memory. It was a cold
Myself and Sheila Wiggins were at Preston College on the 18/10/2023 spreading awareness at the Freshers day. We are very pleased to be invited to these days as it’s a great opportunity to spread awareness to so many young people. This year we had the BBC North West film crew there interviewing myself and Sheila,
Last night we held a fundraising evening at the RAFA club Leyland, The Visitors aka Russell Parry and Tom Cook were amazing and had everyone up dancing all night. DJ Mac aka Dec filled in and played us out. They all gave their time free to help raise money for our future screening fund. A
Staff at Swindon-based medical device company Vygon UK had hearts pumping on the football pitch recently, raising almost £400 for the charity CRY.
Durham Walk Write Up 2023 Thank you to everyone who attended the CRY Heart of Durham Walk 2023 On the 1st of October 2023, 202 of our supporters joined us to take part in the CRY Heart of Durham Walk. We are extremely appreciative of every person that made the effort to join us on
Incredibly proud to have run the Chester Marathon in memory of my sister, Jenny, who passed away in February 2012 from Bland-White-Garland Syndrome. I ran the Marathon in a time of 3hrs 3mins 11secs and at the time of writing this, am around £15 away from raising £1000 for CRY. As always, it
The Clydeside Distillery Glasgow, very kindly donated a bottle of their first release ‘Stobcross’ Single Malt Scotch Whisky, to support our fundraising for CRY. This bottle was offered as a raffle prize, exclusively to anyone wishing to make a donation to Scott’s memorial fund, at our final CRY cardiac screening session held at the Lagoon
On Friday 8th September 2023, 78 Golfers attended West Middlesex Golf Club to pay tribute to their friend Neil Cummins who sadly passed away in April 2021. Neil was well known in the London Irish Community and was a member of the London Irish Walking Football team and an avid supporter of the Republic of
As a non-runner, embarking on the London Marathon 2023 really felt like a huge challenge for me. A decision made entirely with motivation to raise money in my brother, Adams, name. Adam passed away suddenly in April 2022 of an undiagnosed heart condition which caused a sudden cardiac arrest. As a family of 6 children,
On Sunday 17th September a team of kilt walkers including parents, grandparents, family, friends and colleagues completed the Edinburgh Kiltwalk to raise funds for The Christopher Cowe Memorial Fund through Cardiac Risk in Young. Christopher passed away tragically in early 2021 aged 15 from undiagnosed myocarditis and over the past two years fundraising events have
William ( age 13) – My brother and I wanted to do something on holiday in Italy this summer to raise money for this good cause. We decided to do a sponsored swim. Hilary (Clarissa’s mother) is my godmother and so I wanted to help in any way I can. I managed to swim 970
This year I turned as old as there are Church of England Cathedrals (in England), accordingly it seemed like a good idea to try to cycle between them all. I have lost two brothers now to heart issues, and also my best friend. Knowing the impact that a loss of life from a heart condition
The JLR Challenge 2023 was nestled in the heart of the Cambrian mountains of mid-Wales and saw 80 teams of 6 employees go head-to-head during an 11 hour race against the clock to gather the most points as possible. Points were acquired by completing a multitude of activities/puzzles and reaching checkpoints, all whilst carrying the