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, 12 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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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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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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Gary Longwell...

“The Northern Ireland sports community has become acutely aware of Sudden Death Syndrome in the past two years following the tragic and untimely deaths of two top young sports stars – Cormac McAnallen (Tyrone GAA) and John McCall (Irish U19 Rugby). I am delighted to be associated with CRY’s campaign as it attempts to raise...

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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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Nick Easter...

“It is a privilege for me to support CRY as a Patron. In my current role as a Harlequins and England rugby player, I am well aware of the importance of cardiac screening in sport and will help in whatever way I can to raise awareness and support CRY’s campaign to reduce the terrible number...

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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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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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Michael Hoey...

“I am honoured to become a Patron of CRY and look forward to supporting the CRY screening clinics in Northern Ireland.”

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Joe Root...

“I am delighted and honoured to have become a CRY patron as I have been aware of CRY since my friend, Alex Reid, died suddenly of a cardiac arrest in June 2012, when she was only 16. I have supported several CRY fundraising events organised in memory of Alex and want to do whatever I...

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Andrew Trimble...

“I firmly believe that all young people should attend cardiac screening whether they are involved in sport or not. It is important to know that you are fit to compete in the sport of your choice. Likewise if a problem is diagnosed, it can be treated. It is better to be safe. My message is...

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David Walliams...

“I am very pleased to have become a patron of CRY. The charity does amazing work in raising awareness of cardiac risk in the young. The tragedy is that the deaths of so many young people from cardiac problems are preventable, and I am really impressed with CRY’s scope as a charity. Not only does...

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