B4BC Christmas Jumper Day

Our Ref: njw/118811 In December 2021, we held a very festive day in our office! We have been holding office fundraising events over the last few years to raise awareness and support for CRY, for all the great work they do. We had organised a Secret Santa event for everyone to share gifts, and our team all

Jamieson’s at the Manchester marathon 2021

We have been trying to get into the London marathon through the ballot for years without success, so in 2019 following another rejection email we decided to book a place at Manchester, it was our goal to complete a marathon by the year 2020. We got our places and started training, and we decided to run

CRY Research Highlights 2021

CRY’s latest digital Research Highlights booklet covers all of our research news, conferences, and developments from 2021. This issue includes videos of all presentations from the 2021 virtual CRY International Medical Conference (page 2), plus interviews with current and former CRY Research Fellows about their latest work (page 4). You can read CRY’s 2021 Research Highlights

Ride Across Britain 2021 for CRY

I was pleased to be able to raise £749.15 for CRY as part of my charitable effort through cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats. I participated in Ride Across Britain, a 9 day cycling challenge of 970 miles. It was a thoroughly enjoyable (but gruelling) experience. I hope this fundraising goes someway to support the

Thatched Inn Raffle

£240 was donated by David and Lisa Simmonds of the Thatched Inn, Hassocks, through holding raffles on behalf of CRY in memory of Gary at their two ‘Elvis nights’ just before Christmas. This has been an annual event there for several years, regularly fundraising for CRY.

Virtual My Walk in memory of Alex Reid

Re: IW/36729. I missed the ‘Heart of Durham’ walk this year so I took advantage of the Virtual ‘My Walk’ and included members of my walking group, Bury Walking Group, as it was my scheduled walk as leader. Seventeen members walked on the 23rd September 2021 who were all aware the walk was in memory of

Peaky Blinders Charity Shindig

On the 13th November 2021 we held a “Peaky Blinders Charity Shindig” at the Doubletree By Hilton in Sheffield . We arranged for a Vintage car www.cottamcarriages.co.uk (provided free of charge) to be available on arrival so that the guests could have their photographs taken by www.ouiouiphotography.co.uk who kindly donated their time and the images. As the guests arrived, they

Cake Bake 2021 in Memory of Anthony Fitzgerald

On Sunday 21st November 2021 we hosted an online private event, which was a cake competition, raffle and mini quiz. We also raised funds through the sale of CRY Christmas cards. We raised an amazing £1253.50 in memory of our friend Ant. Thank you to all of the friends and family who took part and helped