Latest WAY News

Volunteers’ Week: Celebrating WAY’s volunteers

Jun 2024

WAY’s National Volunteer Manager Veronica shares a round up of this month’s Volunteers’ Week.

Vicki’s story: Taking on one of UK’s toughest challenges to raise funds for WAY

May 2024

WAY member Vicki explains why she is taking on one of the UK’s toughest physical challenges to raise funds for our charity…

Supporting a bereaved child through exam season

Apr 2024

This Stress Awareness Month, our friends and Full Circle Partners Winston’s Wish have shared their advice on how adults can support grieving children and young people through the exam season.

Important update: WAY’s membership fee increase

Mar 2024

News Article on WAY's membership fee increase

Support every step of the way: Introducing our new tailored telephone support services

Feb 2024

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new tailored telephone support services, designed to provide WAY members with additional help, when you need it.

Inquest insight for WAY volunteers

Feb 2024

A group of 18 WAY volunteers attended an online meeting on 29 January to gain a deeper insight into the inquest process.

WAY welcomes new trustee

Feb 2024

WAY Widowed and Young is pleased to welcome our ninth member to the charity's Board of Trustees - Meet WAY member Sarah Bowsher.

Connecting with other WAY members: A jam-packed PGL weekend

Feb 2024

Nearly 100 WAY members and children recently headed for a WAY adventure weekend at PGL Caythorpe. 

WAY welcomes three new Ambassadors

Jan 2024

We are delighted to welcome three new Ambassadors to join our existing team of Ambassadors, who have all been chosen for their exceptional commitment and dedication to WAY

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 …

Corporate support: announcing a new partnership with Irwin Mitchell Solicitors

Dec 2023

We are really pleased to be announcing another exciting partnership this month, this time with Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, who have been supporting WAY with fundraising and legal advice over the past f…

Why I'm so passionate about supporting WAY: Louise, Irwin Mitchell Solicitors

Dec 2023

Senior Associate Solicitor Louise Forsyth from Irwin Mitchell explains why she is so passionate about supporting WAY….

Bereavement charities partner to provide full circle support

Nov 2023

We are thrilled to announce an exciting partnership between WAY Widowed and Young and the child bereavement charity, Winston’s Wish

WAY Forward goes digital

Nov 2023

Log in to our new Members Hub as soon as possible if you want to continue to receive your printed issue of WAY Forward by post in future.

Accessing our Members Hub

Oct 2023

Have you logged onto WAY’s new Members Hub yet to make sure you’re making the most of your membership? Find support here...

WAY's 2023 AGM

Sept 2023

More than 100 WAY members headed to Bristol on 23 September to take part in the charity’s AGM and Annual Gathering. Find out what we got up to over the weekend...

Our NEW Members Hub is here!

Sept 2023

Our AGM was the perfect opportunity for Trustee Kate, who chairs the charity’s Website Working Group, to unveil plans for the new Members Hub, which has been unveiled this week.

WAY photo competition: making memories

Aug 2023

This summer, to mark World Photography Day on 19 August, we invited members of our charity WAY Widowed and Young to share their photos with us inspired by the theme: “Making memories”.

NEW Members Hub: coming soon!

Jul 2023

We are absolutely thrilled to be launching our brand new Members Hub this Summer.

Making memories together on Father’s Day

Jun 2023

A group of 55 WAY members and children spent two days together in Derbyshire over the Father’s Day weekend making new memories and finding friendship, support and understanding.

WAY is the only national charity in the UK for people aged 50 or under when their partner died.

It’s a peer-to-peer support group operating with a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age themselves, so they understand exactly what other members are going through.