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During the month of December Sarah brought in treats for her office with the aim of raising money for Rich’s fund with CRY. Having tasted her excellent baking previously I am not surprised to announce she raised £102.37 from her sales. Thank you Sarah!
Elowen raised £48.90 at a cake sale at her Brownie unit – 2nd Drayton Brownies in November 2018. Mammy then very kindly took the unsold cakes into work to sell bringing the total to £55.50! Well done Elowen!! Now over £100 raised for Rich’s fund with CRY!
I ran the Vitality 10000 on 27 May 2019 as a supporter of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). My young niece, Natasha Kaur Coomeraswamy (nee Sandhu) died on 21 September 2018 at the age of 31 from a sudden cardiac episode. She was a medical doctor and just recently married. A lively spirit with
Redcliffe Hotel Paignton, Sunday 19th May 2019 What a great day we had – in a lovely ballroom with sweeping views of Tor Bay, many helpers had been busy with displays of CRY literature, balloons, banners. A photo of our late son Graham gazed at us on the table at the entrance – his undetected
On Sunday 12th May, I completed the Fred Whitton Challenge, which is a 112 mile cycling event in the Lake District. Taking in all the famous passes such as Kirkstone, Honister, Newlands and Hardknott, there was over 12,000 feet of climbing on the day. I did this in memory of Jake Thomas Carney, and raised
We held a fundraising event to raise awareness and donations for CRY. This was to celebrate and honour our son Harry who we love and miss so much. The event comprised of an hour of line dancing to get the party started, then the feel good ukulele band that travelled all the way from sunny
What started off as a personal endurance challenge for me and Stewart changed slightly when so many of our friends and family asked if our world cycling tour was sponsored. On 31st March we left home and set off on our 24,000 bike ride. This bike ride will take around 2 years to complete. The
On Sunday 5th May, myself, Rich’s brother Chris, and 9 of his close friends took part in the 2019 Isle of Wight Randonnee 100 km cycle ride in memory of Rich. The Randonnee is a truly friendly cycle event organised annually by the Wayfarer Cycletouring Club encouraging all ages and abilities to participate on everything
On the 5th May 2019, Rachel Bovington and Lucy Janes completed Newport Marathon to raise money for CRY in memory of Olivia Shaw – a beautiful, funny and caring friend who died suddenly in her sleep in January 2018. The importance of raising awareness of cardiac risk in young people was also reinforced when Lucy
Lauren Wigham and Robyn Beaty completed a mammoth challenge of running a 106km long ultra-marathon around the Isle of Wight, in memory of Eileen Wigham who died suddenly in her sleep in January 2019. Cheered on by our wonderful friends we started running from Chale, along the stunningly beautiful coastal route and finished in Northwood.
We have had nothing but positive comments about the ball, and there were many people staying until the end at 01.00. Stamina or what! All the music was good, from our “Frank Sinatra” tribute singer, and the band and DJ (who offered his services for nothing as he felt it to be such a good
We would like to say congratulations to the 10 CRY runners that took part in the Brighton Marathon on Sunday 14th April 2019, and a huge thank you for their kind support and fantastic fundraising efforts! We do hope they enjoyed the experience. It was a lively atmosphere, as is always the case for this
On the 20th April we had a Easter cake & craft sale in aid of CRY, in memory of our son Richard. We had a brilliant! afternoon with lots of delicious! yummy cakes that my family, friends & work colleagues had donated! and beautiful crafty bits too. It was a beautiful sunny day, so people
Atlantic Racquet Centre in Bideford organised a 12 hour Cardio Tennis-a-thon on Sunday 7 April 2019. A huge thanks and congratulations to the 67 people who took part raising a whopping £505.64! Constant Cardio Tennis from 6am in the morning until 6pm in the evening with 67 pumping hearts and hundreds of panting laughs! A
I had a blast running around Brighton. The temperature was perfect for me. The first 20 miles went to plan and I was making good time. When we turned at the power station and ran back along the front the wind was ice cold and strong. I slowed rather but still managed to get a
Members of Elworth Cricket Club teamed up with friends from Woodlane Cricket Club to complete the famous Three Peaks Challenge. We decided to attempt this challenge after Dave Hughes came to the cricket club to talk about the sudden death of his son, Dan, and his support and work for CRY. As a local sports
The Heartfelt Group in Preston are delighted to be awarded a grant of £500 towards their next heart screening in Preston from The Duchy of Lancaster. The ladies continue to explore all opportunities for funds and are honoured to have support from the Duchy of Lancaster. Pictured: Ann Coles, Myra Gregory, Christine Abram, Sheila Wiggins,
On the penultimate day of the school term, the sun was shining and the crowds began to assemble on the outside sports courts. The long-awaited charitable match was a fully competitive, 40-minute game of netball between the Girls netball first team and the Year 13 Boys boarding house. The two partner schools were ecstatic to
The Fashion, Fun and Friends evening was held on Tuesday 9th April at Trentham Golf Club in Staffordshire. Lady members and their friends and families were invited to join in an evening where local businesses came to showcase their skills of arts, crafts, fashion, toiletries and Health Spa. The ladies enjoyed fashion, chocolate flower arranging
The Saltford Golf Club Ladies Charity Coffee morning was held on 14th March and raised £956.31 for CRY in memory of Jack, and along with other donations this was topped up to a total of £1,000. This is an annual event and is always well supported by the golf club and the local community. Each
Submitted by Mark Smith From March 27th to 31st 2019, over 100 walkers were blessed with fantastic weather on a 102 mile walk around Leicestershire known as the Leicestershire Round. The walk was arranged by Mark Smith and his sister Mary-Anne Johnson to raise funds for three charities remembering their brother Steven and particularly including