This memorial fund has been set up by the family to help CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) raise awareness of young sudden cardiac death, support those affected, support CRY’s screening programme and fund research and pathology.
On Sunday 25 June, almost 1000 people walked together along the banks of the River Thames in Central London in memory of a family member or friend who was one of the “12 a week” apparently fit and healthy young (that is, aged 35 & under) people who die in...
Read Update 88 here! Issue 88 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2022. During the four-month period, we screened over 7,000 people with 6,972 being screened at family screening events. Furthermore, CRY’s Research Team was recognised at the British Cardiac Society...
Read Update Magazine Issue 85 here Issue 85 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2021. From June, fundraising and screening levels started returning to pre-COVID levels as events around the country started picking up and we returned to holding regular screening...
Read Issue 83 of the CRY Update magazine here Issue 83 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2020. Even with continued restrictions and lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CRY's supporters remained active and engaged as always to raise funds and...
For the past 25 years, bereaved families have reached out to CRY for support and solace in their darkest of times. CRY has – and always will be – here for those families and individuals, with our team on-hand to help and guide them as they try to navigate their...
Team Matt was born in 2010, the year that our beloved son Matt Hadfield died. That was when we discovered CRY; when his school friends became the founder members of Team Matt and raised sponsorship for CRY by cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats in memory of their friend. ...
Read Update 80 here CRY Update 80 reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2019. September got underway with the Great North Run, as 50 runners representing CRY took part. You can read more on page 22. To start October we held the 10th CRY Durham...
Prudential RideLondon - Surrey 46 & 100 2019Write-up Thank you and a massive congratulations to the 35 cyclists who participated on Sunday 4th August, taking on what is known as the world’s greatest festival of cycling; the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey.Around 25,000 cyclists took part in the event, starting from the Olympic...
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Remembering Matt, in response to your birthday request on Facebook! Xx
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For Matt with love and happy memories. Jenny & Rob
Preventing young sudden cardiac deaths through awareness, screening and research, and supporting affected families.