Heartfelt group and Dunbia group

CRY and the Heartfelt Group have been chosen by Dunbia Company in Preston to be supported as one of their charities of the year. After attending a meeting with Rachel Lawson and Shirley Hayes we were presented with a cheque for £500 to be added to our screening fund in the name of Stevie Wiggins. […]

BBC Radio Lancashire Making a Difference award

Last year I was nominated for a BBC Radio Lancashire Making a Difference award, I was truly amazed when I received the phone call advising me of the nomination, I’ve been raising funds and awareness for CRY since 1998 after the death of my son Andrew in 1997 at the age of 21, it’s just […]

Why do I support CRY – 2023

Why Do I Support CRY? – 2023 During Heart Month 2023, CRY launched ‘why do I support CRY?’. The campaign aimed to personify and tell the stories behind CRY. We asked our supporters to send in their reasons for supporting CRY so we could share across our social media what CRY means to so many. […]

Silver Fox Bingo club

I was recently contacted by the Silver Fox Bingo club in Leyland who had heard about Heartfelts quest to raise awareness and fundraise for screenings, I was invited to go along and tell them a little bit about our group and accept a cheque for £200. This is an amazing amount from a small group […]

Christmas Fair and Christmas raffle

I had a stall at a local Christmas Fair yesterday helped by my little Granddaughter Emily my daughter and a great supporter of CRY Jean Smit the weather was foul and probably kept a lot of people home but we managed to raise £85. I also did the draw for a wonderful donation of a […]

Awareness day at Preston College

Myself and Sheila Wiggins were at Preston College on the 18/10/2023 spreading awareness at the Freshers day. We are very pleased to be invited to these days as it’s a great opportunity to spread awareness to so many young people. This year we had the BBC North West film crew there interviewing myself and Sheila, […]

The Visitors playing live at the Rafa Club Leyland

Last night we held a fundraising evening at the RAFA club Leyland, The Visitors aka Russell Parry and Tom Cook were amazing and had everyone up dancing all night. DJ Mac aka Dec filled in and played us out. They all gave their time free to help raise money for our future screening fund. A […]

Heartfelt raising funds at Christmas

The Heartfelt ladies had a stall at the Cottam Community centre Christmas fair selling all things Christmas. There were hundreds of people attending, there was a torchlight procession, fire engine hot food mulled wine, a wonderful few hours. As always leaflets were handed out hopefully providing awareness. This made us a total of £160-90. We also

The Visitors playing live music for CRY

The Heartfelt ladies held a fundraising event on Sunday the 23rd in the RAFFA club Leyland for our screening fund, we had an amazing duo called The Visitors aka Russell Parry and Tom Cook they did two great sets of music and got everyone up dancing, they both gave their time free to support CRY. Kelly

Raising Awareness at Preston College Freshers fair

Ann and Sheila part of the Heartfelt Group attended Preston Colleges Freshers fair today. What a great  networking event it was. We spoke to so many people this morning, we have been invited to speak at the college at some point in the future, the staff there were all so interested in the screening programme and