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214 young people checked at first screening weekend in memory of Kyle Hancock

24th April 2018 The screening weekend took place at Bradwell Memorial Hall last weekend. 214 local young people had their hearts screened, with six of them being referred onto their GP’s for further testing. The community supported the weekend with cakes and drinks for donations – £1000 was raised in memory of Kyle Hancock. Read […]

Craig’s Heartstrong Foundation funds 12th year of screening with CRY

Isle of Man Today, 24th April 2018 This weekend will see the 12th screening day held in memory of Craig Lunt, at Noble’s Hospital on the Isle of Man. Craig’s Heartstrong Foundation has been working with CRY since 2007, and alongside screenings, the foundation also provides defibrillators across the island. Paula Lunt says, “As a […]

An Evening with Cricket Legends – 4th October 2018

In Memory of James Colman Thursday 4th October 2018 Tickets – 01622 528 565 Mercure Madstone Great Dances Hotel, Ashford Road, Hollingbourne, Kent, ME17 1RE Clare Perry

MMA Annual Fight Night – 13th May

Sunday 13th May Early bird tickets – £7 Tickets on the door – £8 Doors 6pm – Shows starts 7pm Roger Kirk Center, University of York, York YO10 5DD

Family Fun Day – 28th April

Aaron sadly lost his life in October due to sudden adult death syndrome. We are holding this Family Fun Day in his honour and in order to raise awareness and money for CRY. Read Aaron’s story here. Saturday 28th April 10am – 2pm 50p entry COLLIERS GARDENS, DELABERE AVENUE BRISTOL BS16 2NA in memory of […]

M&S Bridlington’s final donation

Bridlington Free Press, 24th April 2018 A cheque for almost £8,000 was handed to CRY representative, Donna Fell earlier this month after almost a year of fundraising. The team at Bridlington have held a race night, quiz night, a car boot sale, taken part in Movember, taken part in CRY’s Raising Awareness Week, and have […]

Creative Connecting event raises money for CRY

Northwich Guardian, 23rd April 2018 Nunsmere Hall Hotel hosted a regular ladies’ event with Creative Connecting  last week – a fashion show, an afternoon tea, and a raffle. The event raised £360 for CRY ahead of screenings in Hartford. The screening are being organised by Debbie Dixon, who was also in attendance, in memory of […]

Skydiving to raise money for CRY

Dudley News, 22nd April 2018 Shari Lawrence-Willis will be facing her fears on the 19th of May by jumping out of plane in memory of her Father, Henry Knight-Willis. Shari said, “As a young person who unexpectedly lost a parent to a genetic condition causing sudden cardiac death, it’s a cause very close to home […]

Annual Charity Cake Sale – 19th May 2017

Time: 10-4pm Venue: Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, 410 Brentwood Rd, Hornchurch, Romford RM2 6DH This is the fifth anniversary of Aashi Sinha’s departure; she loved baking so the cake sale has become an annual event and we hope people will join us and feel able to help us raise money for CRY. […]

M&S Bridlington fundraising

Donna Fell collected a cheque in memory of James Moorfoot – the total amount includes matching funds of £1500 and a £1000 donation from carrier bag sales. We are now well underway in raising the £5000 needed to pay for our heart screening day in October – the local community are really getting behind the […]

All Star Society Fortunes with MMUC Netball

MMUC Netball did a student twist on the well known family game show, Family Fortunes. Questions were used from the show and also some had a MMU Cheshire twist on them. The event was successful with lots of laughing and winners from the additional raffle. From the event All Star Society Fortunes we raised an […]

Cottam Spring Charity Craft & Gift Fair

We successfully raised £105 per charity on Saturday through a variety of stalls and a raffle at the Ancient Oak in Cottam. Caroline Colley

Tony Lloyd MP signs CRY’s pledge to save young lives

Rochdale Online, 17th April 2018 On Tuesday 17th April, Rochdale MP, Tony Lloyd signed CRY’s pledge calling for a national strategy for the prevention of young sudden cardiac death. My Lloyd said, “I am astonished to learn that 12 young people die per week in the United Kingdom from undiagnosed cardiac conditions. In total this means […]

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 […]

Forest of Dean Spring Trails in memory of Jack Pegler

The race was originally cancelled due to the weather. We were so, so disappointed and we ended up going to the pub instead feeling deflated. In hindsight it was probably for the best as I am coming back from being injured for a few months, and I felt the two weeks extra training was good […]

Sisters run Forest of Dean Half in memory of their Dad

Ross Gazette, 12 April 2018 Eleven years after the death of Jack Pegler while training for the Forest of Dean Half marathon, Amy and Lucy Pegler complete the run in tribute to their father. The sisters completed the run in two hours and twenty six minutes, raising £650 from sponsorship. Amy is running three more […]

CRY supporter makes Stoke-on-Trent a better place to live

Stoke Sentinel – 10th April 2018 Nicola Burndred has been listed among 26 Stoke-on-Trent residents who make the city a better place to live, dedicating her time to raising funds for CRY to provide cardiac screenings. Read more

Summer festival raising money for CRY in memory of Josh Fell

The Bridge festival is coming to Hessle this summer with a silent disco, food court and more than 20 live acts. Liam Bass, festival organiser, said: “The Bridge Festival aims to raise enough funds to donate to Cardiac Risk in the Young Charity (CRY) in memory of my cousin Josh Fell, to help towards funding […]

Homewood School screening in memory of Ben Hammond

Kent Online, 8th April 2018 Following a year of fundraising, in which £44,000 was raised, two screening days where held at Homewood School in Tenterden, Kent this weekend. The screenings were in memory of Ben Hammond, who died in 2016 from an undiagnosed heart condition. Since then, his family have raised an incredible £44,000 in […]

BBC Radio Essex – Alison Cox MBE

CRY Founder Alison Cox MBE chats with Sadie Nine about CRY’s work and Patron Pixie Lott’s involvement over the years. Listen here (00:51:40) 

BBC Radio Surrey – Alison Cox MBE

CRY Founder, Alison Cox MBE, talking about the passing of Ray Wilkins MBE and the work he did as a CRY Patron. Listen here (01:46:00)  

Dad raises over £1000 for CRY running in a tutu

Rochdale Online, 4th April 2018 On the 24th March 2018, Chris Hardy ran the annual TH98 run, in memory of Tom Hardman, dressed in a ballet tutu and with the support of his community. Kats Dance Academy sponsored Chris, and, as he hit his target of £1000, he will perform in the dance schools show […]

Heart screenings in memory of Martyn Luckett

Bude Today, 20th March 2018 Brenda Luckett and her family have raised funds for CRY since her son, Martyn Luckett, died in 2005. The Martyn Luckett Memorial Fund provide annual screenings for local young people in Devon – this year at Pilton Community College, where over 200 young people were screened. Brenda has now held […]

Jimfest 2018 – 11th May 2018

11th May 2018 from 6pm Live music event The King’s Head Pub & Courtyard, Fulham All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to CRY in memory of James Roberts-Walker

Charity game at Kings Langley FC CRY Stadium

The Charity Game was won, quite comfortably, by Herts by five goals to nil! Pictured are both teams – Herts are the ones in black, who are smiling slightly more than the Bucks lads in Green! Our fundraising tally currently stands at £557 – Andy Holmes

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