Latest WAY News

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.

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.

NEW Members Hub: coming soon!

Jul 2023

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

Sunny skies for WAY’s Big Picnic weekend

May 2023

The sun came out for WAY’s Big Picnic weekend, enticing more than 400 WAY members, friends and family to roll out their picnic blankets at 38 picturesque picnic locations from North Wales to Norfolk a…

Digital Developments: Website updates coming soon...

Apr 2023

WAY’s Head of Operations and Partnerships Colette and Digital Marketing Officer Rachel have been busy working with our website providers and our Website Working Group to lead on the development of our…

WAY's CEO on film

Apr 2023

Stephanie recently spent the day with 50 WAY members and children attending a PGL weekend near Grantham. Between zipping down the zipwire and sharpening her archery skills, she took the time to share …

Meet our new Board members

Mar 2023

We are delighted to welcome two new members – Bobbie Kelly and Marcos Eleftheriou to WAY’s Board of Trustees.

100 WAY members celebrate WAY's 25th anniversary in Glasgow

Sept 2022

More than 100 WAY members headed to Glasgow this month to take part in the charity’s first face to face AGM since 2019.

Big Picnic Weekend 2022

May 2022

What a weekend! From Scotland to South Wales and from Sussex to the Serpentine, more than 400 members and supporters across the UK helped to raise awareness on WAY’s Big Picnic weekend at more than 30…

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.