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Her Majesty The Queen attends Cruse anniversary reception

Her Majesty The Queen attended a reception at St James’s Palace on Monday 21st October to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the world’s leading and largest bereavement charity, Cruse Bereavement Care.

The reception was an opportunity for the charity to recognise the hard work and dedication of its volunteers who provide bereavement support to people across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Last year, the charity’s network of 5,000 volunteers gave support to almost 60,000 people.

Cruse pays tribute to its volunteers at awards ceremony

This year Cruse Bereavement Care is marking our 60th anniversary. At our annual conference on the 4th and 5th July in Birmingham, we hosted a special Volunteer Awards ceremony to pay tribute to the dedication and outstanding contribution of our volunteers.

There were six categories, including, New Volunteer, Young Volunteer, Fundraising Volunteer, Management Volunteer, Volunteer of the Year and the President’s Award which was presented by our Life President, Dr Colin Murray Parkes.

New Volunteer - Mary Griffin

Cruse celebrates 60 years of supporting bereaved people

2019 is Cruse Bereavment Care's 60th anniversary. Throughout the year we'll be marking 60 years of supporting bereaved people with a series of events and celebrations. Today at our conference Bereavement Care - Past, Present and Future we launched a new short film. Watch Nicole, Margaret and Brendan share their incredibly moving experiences of bereavement.

Lee Latchford-Evans supports Cruse

Steps superstar, Lee Latchford Evans is supporting the UK’s largest bereavement charity, Cruse Bereavement Care this year in memory of his Dad and Mother-in-Law who both died in 2018. 

Lee will be running the ASICS London 10K on Sunday 21st July 2019 with his wife Kerry and many others taking part to raise money for the charity that supports people after the death of a loved one.