Fundraising News

Walking this WAY: Ed's Story

May 2024

WAY member Ed has walked hundreds of miles and raised more than £10,000 for WAY since his wife died. With more fundraising challenges in store in 2024, Ed shares how walking and WAY have helped...

Kiltwalk Challenge: Veronica’s story

Apr 2024

WAY’s National Volunteer Manager Veronica Currie explains why she’s walking more than 80 miles through Scotland’s biggest cities to raise funds for WAY in memory of her late husband, who would have tu…

London Marathon: Going the extra mile to support WAY

Apr 2024

We are delighted to have not one but two people running in the London Marathon to raise funds for WAY Widowed and Young on Sunday, 21 April 2024.

Tough Mudder SE England 2024

Apr 2024

WAY member Cheri (pictured in centre) recently took part in a Tough Mudder tribute in memory of her fiancé, with support from her friends Jess and Rosie...

Kicking off 2024 with incredible support

Jan 2024

Read our latest fundraising update....

Looking back on 2023

Dec 2023

We are so incredibly grateful to everyone who took part in an event, donated or raised money for WAY. Your support means everything to us and our members. We look back on just a few of the highlights …

Festive fundraising update

Dec 2023

Read the latest update fundraising update with a festive twist...

We need your votes to help WAY win a donation!

Nov 2023

This December, you can help WAY Widowed and Young receive a donation without spending a penny. Find out how...

WAY's November Fundraising Update

Nov 2023

Hear what our fab fundraisers have been up to this last month...

October fundraising update

Oct 2023

A huge thank you to our fundraisers and supporters who have been taking on challenges for WAY this month. We couldn't continue to support our members without this incredible support.

Our fundraising superstars

Sept 2023

Find out what our fundraisers got up to over the Summer and what is still to come...

Seven in Seven: Matt's story

Jul 2023

This week, WAY supporter Matt has been running a gruelling seven marathons over seven days in memory of his brother-in-law Clax and to raise funds for WAY. That’s like running from London to Sheffield…

WAY's Summer Superstars

Jul 2023

Thank you to all of our incredible fundraisers who are taking on challenges for WAY - you make the support we offer to members possible.

Scaling Snowdon for WAY

Jul 2023

Earlier this month, 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.

Roaring success at the Dragon Boat Race

Jul 2023

Two teams of intrepid WAY members – joined by another team of enthusiastic supporters from the law firm Irwin Mitchell – went head to head at the Kingston Upon Thames Dragon Boat Race last Sunday to h…

Fantastic Fundraisers in July

Jun 2023

Our fabulous fundraisers have raised more than £6,000 for WAY over the past few weeks by taking on a range of challenges – from cycling to walking to golfing!

Seven marathons, seven days: Matt’s story

Jun 2023

In July, WAY supporter Matt is running a gruelling seven marathons in seven days in memory of his brother-in-law Clax and to raise funds for WAY. That’s nearly 200 miles in one week! Here’s Matt’s sto…

Fantastic fundraisers in May

May 2023

Our members are between them clocking up hundreds of miles in preparation for their walking and cycling challenges to raise funds for WAY this month – so please do show your generous support.

Carol's Story

May 2023

WAY Widowed and Young member Carol explains why she’s decided to cycle 100 miles through the streets of London and Essex to raise funds for our charity.

A marathon effort from our friends of WAY

Apr 2023

A huge thank you to our two incredible friends of WAY who ran in the London Marathon last weekend to raise funds for WAY; between them, they have raised more than £2,200.

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.