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 aimed to travel 25 million metres by walking, […]
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 16, we held an online version of the […]
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 […]
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, […]
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
Read Update 73 here. CRY Update 73 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from May to August 2017. In June, CRY launched a new version of its main website. The site immediately saw the number of visitors double in the first month and has consistently recorded more visitors per month than before […]
The screening event, in memory of Richard Waight, took place at the Doncaster Knights FC on the 30th July 2017. 94 young people were screened.
A free heart screening, provided by the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) has provided a mum from Rotherham with the answers and “closure” she has been seeking since the sudden death of her mum, back in 1989. Sophie Hirst (now 35) was just 6 years old when her mum passed away. Sophie, who […]
Read Update 71 here CRY Update 71 reports on all the CRY news, events and fundraising from September to December 2016. In this period, we held our annual Raising Awareness Week – including our most successful CRY Great Cake Bake yet. We also saw fantastic support for the Great North Run in September with over 70 […]