Virgin Money Giving Someone Special Page
Virgin Money Giving - Jamie Loncaster
This page was created to direct your donations to all three charities at once, and is currently split as follows: CRY 45%; BHF 45%; YASCF 10%
If you wish to make specific charity donations please follow the links below.
Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY)
Jamie Loncaster Memorial Fund at CRY
Financial Target: £75,000
At least £5,000 will go towards CRY Core Funding.
£70,000 will be spent on local heart screening sessions for young people aged 14-35.
100 people can be screened per day and our aim is to screen about 2,000 young people
The current cost is £3,500/day, and we have fourteen sessions secured at that rate (2016 - 2019).
The screening cost will be increasing for bookings made after February 2017 to £5,000/day.
Donations to date: £61,000
British Heart Foundation (BHF)
Jamie's Gift of Hope Fund at BHF
Financial Target: £25,000
The full £25,000 will go towards the research programme and enable Professor Marelli-Berg to continue her investigation into Myocarditis and heart inflammation issues, hopefully discovering some of the causes of viral myocarditis.
Donations to date: £11,000
Yorkshire Ambulance Service Charitable Fund (YASCF)
In Memory of Jamie Loncaster
Financial Target: £ No target
All donations will be used by YASCF to continue their defibrillator roll-out programme across the Yorkshire region. The family has been involved in the installation of three defibrillators in their local village since Jamie died. One of these was generously match-funded by YASCF.
Donations to date: £6,850