We have dedicated this area to pay special tribute to the extremely generous people who have made a contribution to CRY. It is because of these amazing people that CRY is able to keep our doors open as we do not receive any government funding. All at CRY would like to express our sincerest thanks to everyone who has provided us with support.
Pictured 13th February 2014 in the Cry Centre with Dr. Deirdre Ward is Mr. Martin Heffernan, Chairman of the Mark Heffernan Trust presenting Cry with a cheque for €2,500.00.
The donation to Cry from the trust is part of the monies raised in 2013 through their fundraising initiatives which include the Flora Women's Mini Marathon and their Annual Golf Classic held in Esker Hills Golf Club.
The Trust has donated money to Cry for the past four years while also making a contribution to Heart House. Further to this, the chairty has deployed nin defibrillators in 2013, totalling 16 across the country since 2012 at schools and community centres nationwide.
Since its establishment in 2010, the Trust have raised over €75,000 in funds, 100% of which has been inviested in Cry, Heart House and the installation of defibrillators.
A huge thanks from Cry to Martin, the Trustees and the supporters of the Mark Heffernan Trust for their generous donation and continued support.
The members of Kill Running Club - Couch to 5K recently donated €1,000.00 to Cry. Dr. David Mulcahy met with the members of the club and Dr. Philip Aherne for the presentation. Huge thanks from Cry and Dr. Mulcahy for their generosity in choosing Cry.
Sunday October 21st 2013 saw the Annual Padraic Garret Memorial Cup played on Lahardane MacHales GA pitch between Crossmolina and Lahardanae MacHales Junior teams. The annual event remembers Padraig Garrett who died suddenly. Monies raised annually are donated to charity and this year Padraic's sister Maureen McCormick nominated Cry.
Michael Cronin, Treasurer of the Club returned the monies raised to Cry - €240.00 and Cry were delighted to have been nominated by the family in Padraic's memory.
CRY would like to thank The Ireland Funds for their continued support. The Worldwide Ireland Funds are a philanthropic network that supports worthy causes in Ireland and around the world. Founded in 1976, The Worldwide Ireland Funds currently operates in 12 countries and has raised over €450 million for more than 1200 outstanding organisations.