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David McGrath Ran Lancaster Marathon in Memory of Son Phil and Raised £4,625 for Cardiac Risk in the Young
I completed my Marathon challenge on Sunday. It was an emotional day. The organiser of the race was aware of my circumstances and made an announcement before the start of the race. It was hard work having to do the 6.2 mile on my own before the start of the 20 mile race [agreed with
The Heartfelt Group continues to raise awareness of CRY throughout the area. Ann Coles and Sheila Wiggins have visited The Sea Cadets and Preston College to inform young people of the local Heart Screenings for which we raise funds. They also visited Airforce Cadets and Preston Harriers running group. We have produced a collection jar
Gary Hilton and Carl Fisher, instructors at Precision Self Protection, held a weekend of seminars in Chesterfield to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young, in memory of Carl’s niece, Louise Worth, from Leyland, Lancashire. On February 15th, a seminar was held at Buzzbox Fitness Club and another seminar was held at Well Fit
On the 28th February, our first fundraising event of 2020, featuring Andy McGowan on sax and singing Madness etc., was held at The Monkwood in Rawmarsh. An incredible £437.30 was raised for our ongoing heart screening programme. -Jackie Cousins
A group of 7 friends, who all met through Scouting, decided to take on the 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for 3 charities with very personal meaning to the group; CRY, MND Association and Hearing Dogs. CRY was chosen because we all sadly lost a mutual friend (Tom Greenwood), aged just 20, when he
Thirteen Boys From Horsforth School Raise £500 for Cardiac Risk in the Young at Annual Charity Swim Fundraiser
Thirteen boys from years 9 and 10 at Horsforth School in Leeds chose CRY as their nominated charity for the school’s annual charity swim fundraiser. The lads shown in the photographs swam 1044 lengths between them and raised £500 after swim expenses. Older students from Horsforth School 6th form staged a charity boxing match in
From cakes sales and raffles, garden tool sales, car washes and dress-down days, Barrus has been raising money for charitable organisations. At the end of last year, Barrus employees were asked to nominate a charity of their choice to benefit from the monies raised. The nominations were put into a draw and picked out of
My friends walked 26 miles to raise money for Cardiac Risk in the Young. This was after I had a cardiac arrest in April of last year (I am the one in the wheelchair). My friends and family have been so supportive of me when I was in the hospital and in rehabilitation. Together, we
Here are some of the photos from the Pet First Aid evening we put on. I did a PowerPoint presentation about common first aid procedures including how to do CPR, deal with cuts, burns, poisonings, allergic reactions etc. We then split everyone into small groups to demonstrate some of the things we talked about and
I have worked at Redlands Primary School for 10+ years and in December 2019 a weekly year group/ department ‘Bake Off’ was organised. Each week a different group made the cakes and the rest of the staff ‘sampled’ them and donated money for a charity. There was also a group winner which was Early Years
Every year the Chilver family light up their house with Christmas Lights to raise money for charity. In 2019 they chose CRY, raising money to be donated in memory of Ashley Trigg; a fellow majorette and friend who passed away suddenly.
We would like to thank everyone who came along to Thomas charity night – the grand amount raised was….. £5,352 !! £200 will go towards a paving stone and brick at Celtic park for Thomas. 🏔 On the day of the charity night, a sponsored walk up Ben Lomond by Thomas friends & family took
We had a Santa’s grotto event in memory of our son Richard. This is an annual event for work colleagues and family friends where I run the tombola stall in aid of CRY. This year we also did a raffle and guess the teddy’s name. Everybody helps on the day especially the gardeners who play
When Charlotte Adams died in 2014 at just 23 years old from an undiagnosed heart condition, her Mother – Kate Bome, pledged to help others avoid such unbearable tragedy by raising funds in memory of her daughter. ‘The Charlotte Adams Memorial Fund’ had, before this weekend, raised over £60K, enabling local Heart Screening Events to
This year’s Remembering Charlotte was held on 23rd November – the 5th anniversary of Charlotte’s death. Over 160 tickets for the event sold out within 24 hours. The event was held at The Lion Inn in Boreham with comedian Paul Eastwood and vocalist Keeley Smith. There was an auction and raffle to raise further funds
We held a Christmas themed fair in New Eltham, South East London, in memory of our friend, Anthony Fitzgerald. We sold CRY Christmas cards, gifts, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cakes and mince pies. We had a sweet cart and doughnut wall, craft table, tombola and raffle. Overall we raised a total of £941.75 for CRY.
An utterly wonderful afternoon was had by the community, young and old, at the GHS Soup, Sweet & Songs. The event was organised by Golspie High School’s Interact Club in order to bring together the community in the festive time of year. However, it was decided by the group that the money raised would go
This was my first presentation as a voluntary representative to a large group of sports students at Richard Huish College in Taunton. I explained to the young people what happened to our son, and told his story. I then explained about Cardiac Risk in the Young, why I have become a representative, and why fundraising
I was delighted to be invited by John and Jan Hardwick to have a stall at their Secret Valley Xmas Tree Farm for their 2 busiest weekends of the season, CRY being their charity of choice for this year. As well as selling Xmas trees, families with young children enjoyed a visit to Father Xmas