ITV News, 8th October 2019 From amongst many amazing fundraisers from the region, Debbie Dixon was awarded Granada’s Fundraiser of the Year for her work in support of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) in memory of her son Aaron. She was interviewed by Pride of Britain reporter Victoria Grimes after hearing the good news […]
Cheshire Life, 1st December 2019 Since losing her 23 year old son Aaron to an undiagnosed heart defect in 2011 Deborah Dixon has raised more £250,000 for charity Cardiac Risk in the Young, providing free cardiac screenings for young people. This year, she won Pride of Britain’s North West Fundraiser of The Year which was […]
A group of 7 friends, who all met through Scouting, decided to take on the 3 Peaks Challenge to raise money for 3 charities with very personal meaning to the group; CRY, MND Association and Hearing Dogs. CRY was chosen because we all sadly lost a mutual friend (Tom Greenwood), aged just 20, when he […]
From cakes sales and raffles, garden tool sales, car washes and dress-down days, Barrus has been raising money for charitable organisations. At the end of last year, Barrus employees were asked to nominate a charity of their choice to benefit from the monies raised. The nominations were put into a draw and picked out of […]
I have worked at Redlands Primary School for 10+ years and in December 2019 a weekly year group/ department ‘Bake Off’ was organised. Each week a different group made the cakes and the rest of the staff ‘sampled’ them and donated money for a charity. There was also a group winner which was Early Years […]
We had a Santa’s grotto event in memory of our son Richard. This is an annual event for work colleagues and family friends where I run the tombola stall in aid of CRY. This year we also did a raffle and guess the teddy’s name. Everybody helps on the day especially the gardeners who play […]
Every year the Chilver family light up their house with Christmas Lights to raise money for charity. In 2019 they chose CRY, raising money to be donated in memory of Ashley Trigg; a fellow majorette and friend who passed away suddenly.
When Charlotte Adams died in 2014 at just 23 years old from an undiagnosed heart condition, her Mother – Kate Bome, pledged to help others avoid such unbearable tragedy by raising funds in memory of her daughter. ‘The Charlotte Adams Memorial Fund’ had, before this weekend, raised over £60K, enabling local Heart Screening Events to […]
Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) was present at the Christmas with The Bees Event at Griffin Park on the 16th of December in the form of a stall in memory of Robert Rowan.
This year’s Remembering Charlotte was held on 23rd November – the 5th anniversary of Charlotte’s death. Over 160 tickets for the event sold out within 24 hours. The event was held at The Lion Inn in Boreham with comedian Paul Eastwood and vocalist Keeley Smith. There was an auction and raffle to raise further funds […]