Our Impact

WAY's impact in 2022

WAY in 2022

  • WAY impacted the lives of 4,650 young widows
  • 1,725 new members joined WAY’s peer support network
  • More than 400 members used the telephone helpline offering counselling, legal and financial advice
  • 194 young widowed people were gifted annual membership through our Memorial Fund
  • Our members organised 1,164 events with more than 5,390 attendees
  • We had 166 amazing volunteers supporting our work throughout the year
  • Our generous supporters raised more than £105,600 to help us reach more people in need of support
  • Our small team grew to 5 employed members of staff
  • More than 28,000 people helped us to spread the word by following us across our social media
  • The WAY website had 107,340 visitors

“WAY has been such a lifeline for me, and I urge anyone who’s struggling to reach out for support. You don’t have to keep going on your own. There are other people who understand what you’re going through. Friends and connections are never more than a mouse click away.”

Norman, WAY volunteer

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