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Charity Run in Memory of Ben

Samantha Cragg and Sallie Crozier in 10 Mile Charity Run

We were all left heartbroken in July when Ben passed away. Our children, Owen and Charlotte, and all Ben’s friends, miss him immensely.

Ben O'Carroll

No words can heal, but maybe a little continuous footprint in events brings memories alive, keeping Ben’s name spoken, and bringing some small degree of comfort to his family.

My good friend, Sallie Crozier, and I have decided to run Cabbage Patch 10 Mile Race on Sunday 13 October in Ben’s Memory. Any monies raised will be divided 50/50 between Glyn School (most likely for medical equipment) and the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY).

CRY offers subsidised ECG and Echocardiogram screening to all young people between the ages of 14 and 35. There is a waiting list at the nearest participating hospital for these procedures, so money is needed.  

The money donated to school will provide either an additional defibrillator, further first aid equipment or training for Glyn School staff. We will leave it up to the school to decide how best to use the funds.

Ben’s parents, Cathy and Mark, and their daughter Scarlett, appreciate any good you can do in Ben’s memory.

If you feel able to make a donation to our charity run, please follow this link:

We thank you all very much for all donations.

Please also see below details of a charity football match on Saturday 28 September at Raynes Park Vale FC, with an 11.30am kick off, raising funds for CRY and a defibrillator.

Samantha Cragg and Sallie Crozier, Glyn School Parents

Charity Football Match