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 […]

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 for a charity.

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.

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mince Pie Marathon for Andrew

4 weeks – 3,500 mince pies baked – over 500 boxes sold – £1720 raised for CRY. As I have always baked mince pies at Christmas time for family and friends, this year I decided I would bake and sell them to raise funds for CRY in memory of our son Andrew Key, who loved […]

Santa Fundraiser!

We battered against the weather and created our grottos. We did in two places in Urmston, our home town. Both supported us really well. We had our Xmas hampers made by my previous primary school where I was deputy head and also Wythenshawe Hospital Cystic Fibrosis Unit staff. Our santas did a fantastic job and […]