Our first screening day in Taunton on 17th August in Memory of Gary Edwards

We held our first screening day in Taunton at College Way Surgery last Saturday. Ninety-five young people were screened and, of these, we understand four were referred for further investigations and ninety-one were pleased to be found to have healthy hearts. A raffle was held and a further £300 was raised in Gary’s memory. Gary’s […]

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 […]

Fundraising Flashmob in Memory of Gary Edwards

County Gazette, 4th June 2019 After Gary Edwards tragically passed away from an undiagnosed heart condition just 2 weeks before he was to be married, his mother, Hilary, has campaigned to raise money in his memory for charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) in order to provide heart screenings for young people in the […]

Update Magazine Issue 77

Read Update 77 here CRY Update 77 reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2018. There were plenty of major events throughout this four-month period. We were thrilled to be so well represented at the Great North Run on September 9, with 50 runners taking part for CRY. You can read […]

Update Magazine Issue 76

Read Update 76 here CRY Update 76 reports on all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2018. We had plenty of highlights in all areas through the summer. CRY’s research continues to make an impact, including Dr Aneil Malhotra’s paper on the incidence and causes of young sudden cardiac death in adolescent footballers, […]

Hilary Edwards’ campaign for CRY

This is the West Country, 22nd November 2018 Hilary Edwards started fundraising for CRY when her 28 year old son, Gary, died suddenly in 2015. Her aim is to raise awareness and funds so that other young people can be screened to help prevent young sudden cardiac deaths. Read more

Hilary Edwards’ Fundraising Efforts

Somerset County Gazette, 22nd November 2018 Hilary Edwards has so far raised £8000 for Cardiac Risk in the Young in memory of her son Gary, who tragically passed away whilst on a trip with friends in 2015, the likely cause of this determined as Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS.) Read more

Wilton Hall Coffee Morning

The ladies from the Taunton Zumba group enjoyed coffee, cake and a raffle at the Wilton Hall on 25th September. The event raised over £500, and the proceeds were divided between Macmillan cancer charity and Cardiac Risk in the Young. A further coffee morning to raise funds in Gary’s memory and to fund a local […]

CRY Update Magazine 75

CRY Update 75 reports on all CRY news, events and fundraising from January to April 2018. We experienced a host of highlights through this four-month period. In March, our screening programme surpassed a total of 150,000 young people screened, which is an incredible milestone for us to reach. Furthermore, to discuss our progress and the […]