Discover Events from WIN and other bereavment charities that WIN support. News about fellow WIN supporters and whats going on in the widowed world.
Congratulations Santa Runners!
Our chairman and daughter ran the santa run today (Sunday the 18th of December 2017) raising just over £150 for our charity. Massive thanks from all of us who volunteer for WIN. It is these amazing things that keep this charity going and able to help as many people in need after the loss of a significant other.
If you can think of ways to help raise funds that help people in poverty after being berieved we would love to hear from you. email@example.com
This Christmas 2017
Our Chair of Trustees is running the Lincoln Santa Run to raise money for us to support
widowed people in financial distress
If you would to sponsor her please donate through our paypal page paypal.me/Widowedinneed
In return we promise a suitably amusing photo of her dressed as santa
WIN Official Launch Day Success
A brilliant day raising awareness and funds at our Charity Launch Event today.
Thank you to our amaing trustees and supporters who organised everything and to all the brilliant volunteers who helped today.
Was also great to meet their charities working to support the bereaved.
We raised over £465 which with the other events locally puts us at raising over £1100 this last month!
Artist Renderbrant Creates A Beautiful, Thought Provoking Art Piece For WIN
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WIN Unvail the art piece designed by artist Renderbrant at the Launch of the charity.
This beautiful work of art depicting the passing of time and those we have lost, symbolic through the drifting seeds of a dandilion, was presented at the entrance to the WIN launch on the 3rd of June. The idea was thought through by two widows who then talked to Rendrbrant of their vision.He perfectly depicted the message wanting to be said. Time passes and memories drift. our loved ones drift off as time moves on. But we never forget
WIN would like to thank Renderbrant for his time and work in this project. If you want to see more of Renderbrants work or need help with an artistic project please contact the artist at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Voice For WIN
Read the story that motivated one person to want to make a difference and help those widowed in financial distress. One widow speaks out to LinconshireLive about her own tragedy and her courage to step forward and create the charity Widowed in need.
WIN LAUNCH DATE SET
June 3rd 2017 1pm-4pm William Far School, Welton, LN2 3JB
Mark it in your diaries. Tell your friends and family. WIN plans a fun launch day for everyone. Any proceeds made will go into WIN as we raise the funding needed to help those people left behind after the loss of a partner and who find themselves in financial distress. At the event will be fun activities such as crafts, bouncy castle, games, an inflatable slide, food and refreshments that will keep the family entertained. Even a butterfly release at 2:30pm. There will also be talks and inforamtion on bereavment support and the many charities out there that maybe useful to you or a friend or family member. Anyone of us could find ourselves in this situation. WIN wants to ensure the right information is out there and easily accessable. So make space in your diary for the 3rd of June. Come and meet WIN and have some fun whilst helping the widowed comunity have a voice.
A Call To Businesses March 2017
Piles of letters being sent out to businesses asking for support for the charity launch. Do you know a business that would like to support us, perhaps with a raffle prize or donation?
Fundraising for WIN
Bunny hugs helped one trustee to raise us over £160. Well done that rabbit....
Watch out for news about more local fundraising.
If you are able to help raise money and awareness in your local area please let us know what you are up to, from jumble sale to curry nights, every bit helps us to make a difference.
WAY (Widowed And Young) is the only national charity in the UK for men and women aged 50 or under when their partner died. It's a peer to peer support group run by a network of volunteers who have been bereaved at a young age themselves.
Aiming to reduce discrimination against unmarried couples by allowing them to recieve Widowed Parent's Allowance, a current campaign released this video.
You can sign the petition here.
A charity aiming to improve bereavement support for widowed people in their first stage of bereavement is campaigning for a new Bereavement Pack.
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