CRY supporters fund new mobile screening unit

CRY has added a brand new vehicle to its fleet of vans which travel the length and breadth of the UK, thanks to the incredible fundraising efforts of bereaved parents David and Sue Hughes. Costing around £25,000, the new vehicle will see around 50,000 young people screened during its time of service with CRY. Along […]


Family’s Efforts Help CRY Purchase £25k Van in Memory of Daniel Hughes

Stoke on Trent Live, 14th March 2020 Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the Hughes family, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) now has a new van and the capacity to screen 50,000 more young people. Five years ago, Sue and David Hughes lost their 28 year old son, Daniel, to an undiagnosed heart condition. […]


Shipyard Workers Receive CRY Heart Screenings In Memory of Daniel Hughes

The Mail, 7th February 2020 Since David Hughes’ 28 year old son, Daniel, passed away of a heart condition in 2015, he and his family have worked with Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) to raise awareness and funding to prevent young sudden cardiac death. Nearly 100 BAE Systems workers in Barrow were able to […]


Update Magazine Issue 79

CRY Update 79 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2019. In May, we found out that CRY had been selected for the Tesco Bags of Help Centenary Grant in 10 regions across the country, which gave people a chance to vote to support CRY using their tokens after shopping. You […]


£10,000 Anonymously Donated to the Daniel Hughes Memorial Fund

The NWE Mail, 8th October 2019 Sue and Dave Hughes received mystery donation of £10,000 to their son’s memorial fund. The couple say they were delighted by the donation which they intend to use to fund heart screenings in Barrow. “Raising awareness of the dangers of undiagnosed heart defects is something my Sue and myself […]


Couple Honoured by Prime Minister for Their Fundraising Efforts

The North West Evening Mail, 2nd October 2019 Sue and David Hughes were recognised by Prime Minister Boris Johnson with the Points of Light Award for their work in raising funds for Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY). They have raised more than £230,000 for CRY, funding more than 1,700 heart screenings for young people […]


Update Magazine Issue 78

CRY Update 78 reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2019. In March we announced two new additions to our group of CRY Ambassadors: England and GB international hockey player James Gall and artist Katy Jade Dobson. You can read about James and Katy and why they decided to support CRY […]


BAE Systems Apprentices Receive CRY Heart Screenings

The Mail, 19th July 2019 BAE Systems Apprentices in Barrow received free heart screenings organised by Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) at the suggestion of David Hughes, whose 28 year old son, Daniel, passed away suddenly of an undiagnosed heart condition in 2015. This condition was later diagnosed as Sudden Adult Death Syndrome (SADS) […]


BAE Systems Apprentices Receive CRY Heart Screenings

Cumbria Crack, 17th July 2019 The BAE Systems apprentices were tested for underlying heart conditions on Wednesday 17th July in Barrow. The heart screening event was organised by Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) at the suggestion of David Hughes. In 2015, David’s son, Daniel, passed away suddenly at 28 years old due to an […]