Jackie Waight and her husband Ken have spent the last 15 years raising funds and campaigning for the heart health devices to be introduced across the city following the death of their son Richard in 2009 from Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndrome (SADS). But in January this year, the pair had to make use of one […]
Read Update 88 here! Issue 88 of the CRY Update magazine covers all news, events and fundraising from May to August 2022. During the four-month period, we screened over 7,000 people with 6,972 being screened at family screening events. Furthermore, CRY’s Research Team was recognised at the British Cardiac Society with some members even receiving awards.
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
91 people screened on the 24th of July at Doncaster Knights RFC in Doncaster. This screening was in memory of Richard Waight
Read issue 84 of the CRY Update magazine here Issue 84 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from January to April 2021. In February as Heart Month began, we introduced an exciting new fundraising initiative: the 25 Million Metre Challenge. Supporters could take part individually or in teams as we collectively
Read Issue 83 of the CRY Update magazine here Issue 83 of the CRY Update reports on all news, events and fundraising from September to December 2020. Even with continued restrictions and lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CRY’s supporters remained active and engaged as always to raise funds and awareness however they could. On October
Read Update 79 here 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
74 local young people were screened were screened at Doncaster Knights RFC in South Yorkshire on the 21st of July 2019. The screening was held in memory of Richard Waight.
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, which
The Star, 14th June 2018 The 8th annual Richard Waight Memorial Golf Day has raised more than £10,00 for CRY and SADS UK. The funds raised will go towards the foundation’s defibrillator programme with SADS UK, and heart screening days with CRY. Read more