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A group of friends and family from The Hunchman Trust posing for a photo after a successful fundraising challenge for Winston's Wish.

The Hunchman Trust and Winston’s Wish

Ben from the Hunchman Trust shares about their motivation behind raising thousands for Winston’s Wish! It all started in May 2023 with The Hunchman 500. Me, Charlie and Chester decided to raise money for mental health by organising a unique challenge. The plan was to run 250km from our family home ...
Youth Ambassador Alfie Watts from the BBC TV show, Race Across the World

Meet our newest Ambassador – Alfie Watts!

Winston’s Wish is delighted to be welcoming its newest Ambassador, Alfie Watts. Many will recognise Alfie as the recent star of the BBC hit series Race Across the World where he revealed his own personal story of childhood bereavement during an especially poignant moment during his race to the finish ...
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Young voices on bereavement

Winston's Wish bereavement counsellor, Rebecca Wemyss was recently published in the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy following talks with our Youth Ambassador team. "I spoke to some of our Youth Ambassadors whose role is to ensure that the young person’s voice is heard within the organisation by getting involved in ...
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Free Webinar: Supporting Bereaved Pupils

WEBINAR FULL If you would like to keep up to date with more webinars like this, please email your contact details to communications@winstonswish.org. Join acclaimed Teacher, Author, and TES writer Kate Jones with special guests Winston’s Wish in this exclusive webinar exploring how to support bereaved pupils in the classroom. It’s estimated that 1 ...
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Talk Grief – the Youth Led Grief Network

Winston’s Wish is excited to be launching Talk Grief – the Youth Led Grief Network, a dedicated online space for grieving teenagers and young adults to find support, help others and say it how it is – the good, the bad and the ugly.    Powered by Winston’s Wish, this brand-new website ...
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Bereavement charities partner to provide full circle support

This Children’s Grief Awareness Week, we are thrilled to announce an exciting partnership between Winston’s Wish and the national membership organisation WAY Widowed and Young, which supports people across the UK who have been widowed before their 51st birthday. A recent poll of WAY’s members with children – which make up ...
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