8-a-week postcard campaign

Postcard campaign to raise awareness in government that 8 fit and healthy young people die every week in the UK – asking MP’s to join up to the Cardiac Risk in the Young All Party Parliamentary Group as a voice for change in parliament. In 2009 this postcard campaign became the 12 a week campaign in

2005 Cardiac Risk in the Young Screening Private Members Bill

To establish referral pathways for families after a young sudden death to ensure they are referred to a heart rhythm specialist after a young sudden cardiac death. Established in NHS practice in 2008 in the National Service Framework Chapter 8. House of Commons – 10th March 2004 Dari Taylor MP presented the Cardiac Risk in the

Race Night in memory of Adam Donnelly

A race night was held at Our Lady of the Rosary Parish Social Club, Sidcup on Saturday, 20th November to raise money for CRY in memory of Adam Donnelly, who tragically died of a sudden heart attack on July 30th 2004, aged 17. The hall was packed with Adam’s friends and family for the evening and

White Water Rafting in Memory of Brian Southern

Originally I arranged for 21 people to do the White Water Rafting at Canolfan Tryweryn, Bala in North Wales, 3 boats of 7 people in each. Then, as usual, people started to drop out, but I eventually ended with 14 faithful people, most of whom have helped me to raise funds for CRY in the past.

CRY Teddy is host to QT Kanga

CRY Teddy and QT Kanga – our adventures in the UK so far Raising awareness across the globe of Sudden Cardiac Death in the Young   QT Kanga is a marsupial with a message. She began her journey in December 2001, leaving the SADS Australia office in Melbourne to travel to America to begin her support

Charity football match – Dominic Lilley Select vs. Aston Villa Old Stars

Dominic suffered, and survived, a cardiac arrest in July 2003, at the age of 20, and is on the long, slow, road to recovery. It has not been possible, so far, to establish the cause of his cardiac arrest. A Family Fun Day took place on Sunday 8th August 2004 at the Sedgemere Sports and Social

Fundraising in memory of Anthony Lancaster

Pupils in Years 12 and 13 at Hull Grammar School have donated £533.67 to support CRY in memory of their friend Anthony Lancaster who died on 13th July 2002, just a few days after his 17th Birthday. Fund raising events included a Leg Wax by Nick Edwards, Jamie Kemp and Stephen Reynolds and a classroom slave

3 Peaks Challenge in memory of Andy Gard

My name is Steve, and I was a very good friend of Andy Gard. I wanted to raise some money for CRY, and I got the chance to do so in the Summer. Myself and a colleague, and a number of people I used to work with, set out to complete the 3 Peaks Challenge in

London Marathon 2004 in memory of Huw Lewis

On October 21st 2002, my brother Huw Lewis died during a game of football in Saudi Arabia, where he had lived and worked for over four years. He left his pregnant wife Sarah and 5 year old daughter Molly, as well as a devastated set of parents, siblings, friends and colleagues. Huw’s death was additionally hard

London Marathon in memory of Alessandro Testardi

I decided to run for CRY in the 2004 London marathon, having experienced the sadness and loss of our dear friends’ son, Alessandro. The training was hard at times however the thought that I could help to raise money for research into Sudden Cardiac Death Syndrome made it really worth while. The actual race was a