Our impact

See the difference Winston’s Wish made to the lives of grieving children and young people in this year’s impact report.

Impact reports

Our impact in 2022/23

It’s been a demanding but enormously positive year for Winston’s Wish. We supported an estimated 62,484 children and young people after the death of someone – more than every before. Below are some other key figures and click the button to read our full Impact Report for 2022/23.

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Key figures from 2022/23 at a glance


children and young people supported


digital users reached across our websites and social media platforms


of surveyed service users said they would recommend Winston’s Wish to others


children and young people supported over live chat


conversations on our helpline, supporting 13,947 children and young people


children and young people supported over ASK email


professionals trained across education, health and social community sectors


young people with lived bereavement experience recruited as young ambassadors and advisors


generated in income to fund our work

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Our impact

The death of a parent or sibling is a devastating situation for a child, but with the right support at the right time, delivered in the right way, we know these children can go on to lead full and flourishing lives.

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Reports from previous years

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