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CRY News 15 years. With the enormous support of people across the UK including family and friends who are affected by these tragic and undiagnosed heart conditions, MPs, our Patrons and leading medical experts in the field - we have made a real impact as we strive to raise awareness of sudden cardiac death.” “Our aim is to continue to support those who are adversely affected by the condition, as well as campaigning for wider screening to help save the lives of young people in the future. We are very grateful to Calor Gas for its fantastic support which will enable us to continue our valuable work.”

Left to right: Stephen Rennie, Stevie Rennie, CRY Patron Phil Packer, Holly Sims, CRY Patron Roger Taylor, Sharanjeet Kandola, Gemma Banks, Paul Blacklock and Lee-Anna Rennie

Over the course of 2010 our supporters raised £313.28 (including Gift Aid) via eBay for Charity. If you would like to raise funds in this way see

barbecues; golf days; a laptop donation initiative; book sales and

Calor’s 75th anniversary celebrations.

for more details.

Managing Director of Calor UK, Stephen Rennie comments: “Young


sudden cardiac death is more prevalent than most people realise, and

supporters raised £150.48

yet in most cases, with identification and the appropriate treatment,

by shopping and searching

these tragic young deaths could be preventable. Therefore I am very


proud that Calor is working with CRY in order to help fund this life-

easysearch. The majority of

saving work.”

this was raised through online





shopping via CRY’s easyfundraising link “The £33,790 donated by Calor over the last 12 months is just the

uk/causes/cry/. If you already shop online, why not help CRY at no

beginning - we have pledged to raise £100,000 for CRY, and Calor

extra cost from purchases you would make anyway. Just register

staff will continue to do whatever we can - from dress down days and

on the site to start raising money for CRY as you shop.

sponsored events to our cylinder retrieval scheme Gift of the Gas - to reach this ambitious target.”

By using easysearch every time you search the web CRY receives 50% of the fees paid by advertising sponsors. Just use the link

Founder and Chief Executive of CRY, Alison Cox MBE, comments: every time you search the web.

“We are incredibly proud of all that we have achieved over the last

Report from the CRY

Centre for Cardiac Pathology


By Jemma Wells, Dr. Mary Sheppard’s Medical Secretary at the CRY CCP. The CRY Centre for Cardiac Pathology received 64 sudden death cases during September to December 2010 giving an average of one heart examined every 2 days.

Dr Mary Sheppard Consultant Cardiac Pathologist

Jemma Wells Medical Secretary

12 • CRY update • Issue 53

Dr Sofia de Noronha Research Assistant

Saharnaz Vakhshouri Laboratory Technician

CRY Update Magazine - Issue 53  

CRY’s quarterly update magazine with news and information about the charity and our supporters. Registered Charity 1050845.

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