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. […]

Yorkshire Three Peaks by Team Shambles

When Ben died in April last year, my family and Bens friends were supported (and are still being supported) and helped through our grief by an amazing charity called Cardiac Risk in the Young. Their vision is the prevent young cardiac deaths through awareness, free screening and research and to support affected families. To try to

CRY Update Magazine Issue 87

Read Update 87 here! Issue 87 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2022. Our first piece of major news in this period came at the start of Heart Month in February, as we announced the renewal of our partnership with Sunrise Radio for another 12 months. Our

Yorkshire 3 Peaks Challenge in memory of Ben Russell

In April 2021 a bright light went out when we lost Benjamin Clifford Russell to Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome. Ben (aka B-Ronts/Captain Glaze) was funny, kind and caring – playing such a huge part in the lives he touched. To raise funds for ‘Cardiac Risk in the Young’ in memory of Ben – Bek, Emily, Joe, Sam,

CRY Update Magazine Issue 85

Read Update Magazine Issue 85 here Issue 85 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2021. From June, fundraising and screening levels started returning to pre-COVID levels as events around the country started picking up and we returned to holding regular screening events again. We also transformed the

Leeds Half Marathon fundraising

On the 5th September 2021 Danny Caine completed the Leeds Half Marathon in 2:07:19 raising over £800 for C.R.Y in memory of Ben. On behalf of all Ben’s Friends and Family we want to say a massive thank you to Danny, he did a great job!!

Total Warrior fundraising

On the 11th July 2021, 3 months after Ben passed away Andy Jenkins took part in Total Warrior (12km/25 obstacles) in memory of his best friend, Ben. He had never done anything like this before, so it was a totally new experience for him. He did an absolutely fabulous job and completed the course in 1:48:11