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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John Inverdale...

“Howard English was a friend who was an amazing guy and an outstanding rugby player. The ultimate Bon Viveur. It was a truly shocking moment when he died suddenly during one of our rugby games. When someone dies in your arms like that on the side of a rugby pitch it is not something you...

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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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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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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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Rob Andrew MBE...

Former English rugby union footballer “Following the sad and sudden death of Scott Donkin whilst playing mini rugby in our region, the charity was brought to my attention. As this is clearly a much bigger problem than is given coverage, I am delighted to help in any way.”

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Roger Taylor MBE...

“I have supported a number of CRY events and am very pleased to become a Patron. CRY does outstanding work in identifying young people who are at risk from this silent killer through their unique screening programme. Tennis is a long time supporter of CRY and with my background in sport I would be delighted...

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Matt Wells...

“I chose CRY as my charity of choice for two reasons. Firstly, a close friend’s brother recently passed away with cardiac symptoms and secondly I am aware of the work CRY does as I have had my heart checked through the fast track athletes screening service at the CRY Centre for Sports Cardiology. Thank you...

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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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Gregor Townsend MBE...

“In 2006, rugby mourned the loss of Irish flanker John McCall who died in the opening match of the U19 World Cup in Durban. I was playing in South Africa at the time and it was such a shock to see a young, fit man dying during a rugby game. I was lost for words...

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Jack Clifford...

“I’m very honoured to be a patron for the charity CRY – Cardiac Risk in the Young. The work they do is amazing, and so crucial, especially in young athletes. The main reason I have wanted to get involved is after a good friend and team mate from Cobham RFC, Matt Cragg passed away from...

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Alison Waters...

“It was following the tragic death of Harry Faulkner – aged 18 when he died suddenly whilst playing squash – that I became aware of CRY and the amazing work that they do; and it was something I wanted to be a part of. I’m delighted to have become a CRY Patron. I feel very...

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