Latest WAY News

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 …

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…

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.

Landmark Opportunity: A weekend away

Mar 2023

Last month, some of our members had the fantastic opportunity to spend four days at a historic Landmark Trust property in Shropshire as part of the Trust’s 50 for Free initiative.

Safer Internet Day: Keeping safe online

Feb 2023

To mark Safer Internet Day, WAY Trustee Louise Dodds shares some tips on how to stay safe online.

PGL Adventure: Making new memories with WAY

Feb 2023

Earlier this month, more than 60 WAY members and children headed to PGL Caythorpe Court near Grantham for a weekend of adventure including high ropes, zip wire, archery, climbing, buggy building, prob…

World Kindness Day 2022

Nov 2022

WAY is all about peer support and extending kindness to other people who have lost a loved one. Ahead of World Kindness Day on 13 November, we talked to WAY volunteer Tracey, who won WAY's Mandy Burro…

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.

Volunteers Week 2022

May 2022

25 years of making a difference. Today marks the start of Volunteers week and we wanted to share a HUGE THANK YOU, for all you do, we really couldn't do it without you.

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 launches brand refresh as part of 25th anniversary celebrations

Feb 2022

As part of this weekend’s 25th anniversary celebrations in Cardiff, we were delighted to launch a brand refresh for WAY Widowed and Young – with a fresh twist on our swan logo and vibrant colours to h…

WAY celebrates our 25th anniversary

Feb 2022

This weekend, the charity WAY Widowed and Young celebrated 25 years of support for young widowed people across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

WAY names new Chief Executive

Jul 2021

We are delighted to announce the appointment of WAY’s new Chief Executive Officer Stephanie Patrick.

Trustee Jo Sedley-Burke named as new WAY Chair

Jul 2021

We are delighted to announce that Trustee Jo Sedley-Burke has been named the new Chair of WAY Widowed and Young.

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.