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Nov 2023: The Metro

WAY Ambassadors' Emma Gray and Emma Charlesworth shared their stories with the Metro and how their friendship helped them both navigate life after loss.

Aug 2023: The Metro

A chance encounter through WAY’s Instagram platform helped friendship to flourish between WAY Ambassador Orlanda and fellow WAY member Rachel, who were both widowed while pregnant.

July 2023: Suffolk News

WAY supporter Matt ran a gruelling seven marathons over seven days in memory of his brother-in-law Clax to raise funds for WAY. That’s like running from London to Sheffield – a staggering 295,000 strides!

July 2023: Express & Star

18 colleagues from the Walsall-based company Mainstay Recruitment took on an epic Snowdon challenge to raise funds and awareness for WAY Widowed and Young and Birmingham Mind.

June 2023: Mirror

Dad of three Martin Eggleston’s lost two wives and shares his story for Father’s Day. His wish for the day? A cup of ­coffee in bed, a card and a sunny walk with his children.

May 2023: Derry Now

WAY volunteer Laura hosted one of 38 picnics at Botanic Garden in Belfast as part of our annual Big Picnic weekend. 

April 2023: inews

WAY members Daniel and Ian were both told they weren’t entitled to claim Bereavement Support Payments because their partners hadn’t paid enough National Insurance contribution. They are helping to campaign against this.

March 2023: OK! Online

When Lauren’s husband Rob died last June, she started to receive the first of 18 monthly instalments of Bereavement Support Payment to help support herself and her daughter, Amelia. WAY supports Lauren’s petition to the government to extend BSP for longer.

March 2023: Metro

National Day of Reflection marks the anniversary of the day that then-Prime Minister Boris Johnson place the UK under lockdown restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To mark this, WAY Ambassador Emma shared her story.

Did you know that an annual WAY membership costs the charity £60? So every penny raised by our incredible supporters goes directly to make up the shortfall between this and the £25 fee paid each year by members.