Fundraisers' stories

Walk this WAY

WAY member Pardeep tells us why she walked 50km to complete the Chiltern Challenge with a group of 14 fellow young widows and widowers to raise funds for our charity.... Read More



Storming success in the Dragon Boat Race

Dressed in tutus and swan headgear, the two teams turned some heads as they went head to head in the annual Dragon Boat Race at Kingston – showing the true spirit of WAY as they egged each other on from the river banks... Read More



Running London marathon for WAY

On 18 April 2017, just days before I ran London Marathon for the first time, I received the news that my Dad had been diagnosed with cancer. From what was thought to be a fractured arm was something so much more horrific. It transpired that my Dad had... Read More

A Song for WAY

Since WAY member Emma Newton Taylor was widowed nine years ago, she has turned to music to give her a focus and to help lift her spirits.She has spent the last few months writing and recording a song that will resonate with many WAY members – on the perils of finding love online... Read More