Raising Awareness

Raising awareness of CRY and its objectives can be as easy as a click of a button, printing or ordering posters to display, liking or sharing a post on our social media pages and sharing Youtube videos CRY have produced all helps to raise awareness and save young lives. Through raising awareness if these conditions, the public, medical and sporting communities will be alerted to the symptoms that can lead to a young sudden cardiac death, as well as the potential risks that these conditions carry for an asymptomatic population.

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Follow, like and subscribe to our social media to get updates and information about the  charity and help share, retweet and pass on our messages via your social media to help get CRY’s messages out. Click on the buttons below to find messages that can be shared/retweeted instantly and help raise awareness.

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In your community

By raising awareness in your community, the public will be aware of the courses of action that can minimise their risk, including the choice to be screened. We can provide literature and raising awareness materials upon request please email events@c-r-y.org.uk if you have any questions.

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CRY's Patrons

Ray Wilkins MBE...

  “I am very pleased to have been asked to become a Patron of CRY. I am aware of young people dying suddenly whilst playing football and taking part in other activities, however, 8 a week is a really shocking total. With my background in football, I hope that I am going to be able...

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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff...

“CRY has had a huge impact in raising awareness of young sudden cardiac death with coroners, working to provide essential support services for those that have suffered a tragedy and funding free expert fast-track cardiac pathology to reduce the wait for the pathologists’ Post Mortem for those bereaved. I would be pleased to help them...

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Kathryn Harries...

“Like many of you, I’ve read about fit, young people dying without warning because of an undiagnosed heart condition. As a mother of two, I’ve barely dared to imagine the terrible grief of these youngsters’ families and prayed that I might never have to endure such shocking bereavement. It didn’t occur to me that there...

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James Cracknell OBE...

“I am delighted to have become a patron of CRY to help raise awareness of this condition and the work CRY are doing to combat it. Undiagnosed cardiac conditions are a genuine risk to sports people across the country and it is essential to make people aware in an attempt to prevent future tragedy.”

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Rob Key...

“I am privileged to have become a patron of CRY. I have been very fortunate to enjoy a career playing cricket, however a close friend of mine, Ben Simpson, with whom I grew up playing sport, suddenly lost his life whilst playing a game of hockey. CRY does a fantastic amount of work in raising...

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Andrew Triggs-Hodge MBE...

“CRY used to be an organisation that I thought would only touch a few people and that I would be lucky enough not to be one of those. In 2008 a good friend died without warning on a rugby pitch, he was extraordinarily fit and in his 50s; his son was playing in the same...

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Lee Mears...

Lee is a former English rugby union footballer, who played hooker at Bath and for England and had 42 England caps during his 16 year career in professional rugby. On 11 February 2013 Lee was diagnosed with a heart abnormality that forced him to immediately retire from his professional rugby career. We were delighted to...

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Clive Clarke...

“I am pleased to have been asked to be a CRY patron. As a professional footballer I played for Stoke City FC for 9 years and eventually became captain. Most recently I played for Leicester City, during which time I suffered severe cardiac problems which forced me to retire from the game. I now realise...

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Simon Halliday...

“I feel very privileged to be a Patron of CRY. The work of this charity is truly life changing and I genuinely feel that we can all make a difference through our efforts. I am full of admiration for the progress, which has already been made, and I look forward to helping continue all the...

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Sir Clive Woodward OBE...

“CRY’s outstanding work leading the field in addressing young sudden cardiac death is to be applauded. The fast track services they now offer, including funding of coroners’ referrals to the CRY Centre for Expert Cardiac Pathology, are urgently needed – as is their innovative cardiac screening programme, both in the community and sport. I am...

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Ben Brown...

“Cardiac Risk in the Young has a place in my heart because too many people are being taken from us in the prime of their lives and we must do everything in our power to reduce the number of these tragedies.”

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John Barrowman MBE...

“I’m pleased to offer my support to this truly worthy organisation. That so many healthy young people die from this silent syndrome is tragic. CRY is working hard to protect our young people with their programs for research and prevention. I’m glad to add my voice to CRY.”

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