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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.
To mark Suicide Awareness Month, WAY member Kate shares how she is determined to turn the devastating loss of her partner Matt into a positive force to help people talk more openly about death and sui…
We share the story of Griffyn, a member of WAY’s LGBTQIA+ community and WAY volunteer, whose husband ended his own life in 2021.
To mark Suicide Awareness Month this September, we are sharing the stories of some of our members who have been bereaved by suicide – as well as sharing tips and advice about how they have coped with …
To mark the anniversary of the death of the Queen, we are sharing some advice about how to support someone who has been bereaved.
We asked members of the WAY Widowed and Young community to share their tips about returning to work after a bereavement. Here are some of their words of advice.
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”.
A chance encounter through WAY’s Instagram platform helped friendship to flourish between WAY Ambassador Orlanda and fellow WAY member Rachel, who were both widowed while pregnant.
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 Ambassador Emma Gray shares her story on International Friendship Day of how her friendship with fellow WAY Ambassador Emma Charlesworth has helped them both to navigate life after loss.
To mark International Friendship Day, we are sharing the stories of WAY Ambassadors Emma Charlesworth and Emma Gray – and how their friendship has helped them to navigate life after loss.
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.
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…
We are absolutely thrilled to be launching our brand new Members Hub this Summer.
To mark Alcohol Awareness Week, WAY member Karen shares the powerful story of how she battled alcohol dependence after her husband Ben died of cancer – and is now celebrating being five years sober.
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!
To mark Armed Forces Day, we share the story of WAY Ambassador Emma Gray, who has set up a support group for members of our charity who are either serving in the military or whose late partner or spou…
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.
This weekend brings us one of the days that many who are widowed dread. Whether you are being a sole parent, bringing up a child without their dad or you didn’t have children, the WAY community is her…
To mark Carers Week (5-11 June), charity consultant widowed dad Josh Cass writes about how he coped as a carer for his wife when she was ill with cancer, thanks to a web of support from friends and fa…
WAY is the only national charity in the UK for people aged 50 or under when their partner died.
It’s a club that nobody wants to be eligible to join, but we are so glad that our members find us. We are a place for people who have experienced an untimely loss to understand and have compassion for those experiencing the same. Quite simply, to be able to say: “I know”.
Our service offers 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.