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We asked: ‘What tip would you give to other parents about what helps your mental health as you navigate bereavement?' and we’ve collated just some of the amazing responses.
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 …
Lately, I’ve been finding comfort not in religion or spirituality, but from physics. One quote in particular by physicist Brian Cox has been playing heavily on my mind – that inevitably, all forms of …
January can be especially hard for grievers, with all the focus on new starts and a new year that we are acutely aware our loved one is not a part of.
Christmas is a tough time of year when you're grieving and one of our members, Jane, decided to set up a Christmas subgroup to help WAY members get through the festive season. We also have some tips f…
On International Volunteer Day and we would like to say an enormous thank you to our volunteers; they do an incredible job supporting our 4500+ members across the UK and they make such a huge differen…
WAY member Debbie, whose husband Steve was diagnosed with the same type of brain cancer as The Wanted singer Tom Parker, says she admires Tom’s widow Kelsey Parker for speaking out so publicly about h…
WAY member Sarah shares her story and why being involved in the "Life After Tom" documentary was important to her.
As part of International Volunteer Day, WAY volunteer Sunita shares her story with us.
On 1 December, Kelsey Parker’s documentary Life After Tom is due to air on ITVBe at 9pm. In the first episode, Kelsey joins a WAY meet up and talks to Kent WAY members Sarah, Hannah and Michael - and …
Scott joined WAY in early 2020 through the memorial fund. At the time Scott was living below the bread line and was finding it a struggle to juggle feeding and clothing his son with the cost of electr…
Many WAY members have been the main carer for their partner in the latter stages of their life. In this guest blog post, WAY member and Clinical Psychologist Jason Spendelow explains how bereaved care…
The theme of International Men’s Day this year is “helping men and boys”. This date in the calendar is an opportunity to highlight positive role models and raise awareness of men’s well-being.
The theme of International Men’s Day this year is “helping men and boys”. This date in the calendar is an opportunity to highlight positive role models and raise awareness of men’s well-being. We want…
This week is Self-Care Week and two wonderful WAY Widowed and Young members have been generously sharing tips about how to help bereaved people look after themselves when they’re grieving.
WAY member Laura Robbins from Bristol has just been appointed Chair of the RAF Widows’ Association. This Remembrance Sunday, Laura will be heading to the Cenotaph in memory of her husband Nick, who se…
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…
We are excited to reveal that WAY Widowed and Young Ambassador Maria Margetts is involved in a high-profile photography exhibition with photographer-to-the-stars Rankin as part of Dying Matters #IReme…
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!
On Bisexual Visibility Day, we share WAY member Suzanne's story.
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.