Fundraising News

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.

WAY's fundraising heroes: April

Apr 2023

We want to celebrate some of the incredible things are fundraisers have been up to and have planned for the coming weeks.

CrossCountry Trains team take up the #RobbosRamble challenge

Mar 2023

We want to say a huge thank you to CrossCountry Trains Regional Director John Robson and the amazing team that came together to raise money for WAY this week.

Running a marathon for WAY: Nick’s story

Mar 2023

When WAY’s Volunteer Manager Veronica heard that her neighbour Nick had got a place in this year’s London Marathon, she jokingly asked him if he was running for charity, as she knew a good one!

Walking for WAY

Jan 2023

A group of WAY members are walking a marathon through the streets of London on Saturday (28 January) to get fit and to raise funds for our charity. WAY member Kass is one of our Winter Walkers. Kass …

Marathon efforts for WAY

Sept 2022

Five inspirational WAY supporters pulled on their running shoes to raise funds for our charity this autumn and between them have raised more than £5,000!

Rebecca's story: singing for WAY

Jul 2022

On Sunday 10 July, WAY member and singer Rebecca Newman stepped back on stage for the first time since before Covid, and the first time since her husband Jay died suddenly in August 2020.

Cycling challenge 350km to raise funds for WAY

Apr 2022

A group of friends from Frome cycled 350 gruelling kilometres from Cornwall to Somerset – climbing more than 4,000 metres – over Easter in memory of their childhood friend and Open University Astronom…

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.