BBC Lifeline Appeal

CRY was chosen to be the charity Lifeline promoted in February, and the broadcast was lent some star power when our Patron Pixie Lott agreed to present the appeal. The 25-year-old singer has been superb in her efforts to help raise awareness over the past six years and her commitment to be the anchor for […]


A New Strategy for Sport Consultation Paper

Response from Dr Steven Cox, Deputy Chief Executive Cardiac Risk in the Young Friday October 2nd 2015 On page 47 of the consultation document in the section “Theme Nine: Safety and Wellbeing” it states; Specific Safety Issues We know that sport carries risks. It is vital that where possible we mitigate these risks. That is […]


Greggstival 2015 in memory of Gregg Shoults

Greggstival started as a celebration of what would have been my brother’s 30th birthday. When I celebrated my 40th, I called it Fiestival and he said he wanted Greggstival for his 30th. So, we had to continue with his wishes. The first Greggstival came together in a bit of a blur really as Gregg passed […]


Fundraising in memory of Issy: November 2015 – April 2016

On the last day of school in July last year, we lost our beloved fourteen-year-old daughter Issy, and our lives changed forever. We know we can’t bring her back, so we have made it our mission to stop as many other families suffering the same trauma as ourselves, by raising as much money as humanly […]


Unipart Logistics 2015 fundraising in memory of Reece Goodman

Reece’s grandma Jaynie Daly works within the Customer Service office. Throughout 2015 we raised money with events such as dress down days, raffles and cake baking days. Thank you to all concerned for their fantastic efforts in raising £318 for a great cause. Jaynie Daly


Head shave in memory of Margo Wright

Marie Knight-Morton held a ‘Shaving Marie’s Head’ fundraising evening and raised £1,250 in memory of her best friend Margo and her daughter Mandi, Marie’s nephew Stephen and her son Lee. “I organised a charity event on 27 October 2015 in memory of my best friend Margo Wright, she died suddenly and totally unexpectedly on 19 […]


The Golden Ball in memory of Harry Faulkner

On Saturday 19th December 2015, five very special friends put on a ball in memory of our son Harry. 13 months previous to this date over a coffee I was asked how I felt about them organising an event to raise money and awareness for CRY. My reply was how honoured I would feel that […]


Snowdon climb in memory of Joe Parkinson

On 13th June 2015 11 of Joe’s friends and family climbed Snowdon and raised £1,520 which got Joe’s memorial fund to £8,500. Part of the money has now gone towards 100 heart screenings on Saturday 4th February 2017. I would like to give another massive thank you to everyone who helped and donated along the […]


Fairytale of New York Winter Ball in memory of Josh Merrick

November 28th 2015 After losing our beloved Josh in January 2013 to an undiagnosed heart condition, the Merrick family, with the help of their wonderful friends have become dedicated to raising funds and awareness for C.R.Y and the Josh Merrick memorial fund as a lasting legacy to the kindest, craziest and the most inspirational person […]