The charity Cardiac Risk in the Young, CRY, say that 12 young people a week aged 14-35 die from undiagnosed heart conditions.
Our son and brother, Tom, was one of them. He died aged 14 in 2007. Tom's mum, Claire Prosser, worked tirelessly for CRY. Claire also died from a heart condition, aged 54, on December 1, 2014.
This page is therefore a tribute to both Tom and Claire. We are extremely grateful for the support our friends and supporters have given Tom's Fund over the years and hugely thankful that this is continuing.
You can read more about the Fund and how it works on behalf of CRY at http://www.tomclabburnfund.co.uk/
The Fund has raised around £190,000 for CRY since 2008, primarily so that young people can benefit from free heart screenings. More than 2,700 young people have been tested since our first sponsored event in 2009.
It has also supported CRY's research programme and purchased an echocardiogram for the charity.
Ninety young people were tested at our 2018 CRY screening. We plan to hold another free CRY screening event in Ealing in the autumn of 2019.
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Paul and Ellen x
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