14 June 2021
Mackenzie Thorpe Painting Raises £27,000 One of Britain’s bestselling artists, Mackenzie Thorpe, has donated the proceeds of his latest painting A Light in the Storm, to Cruse Bereavement Care, the UK’s largest bereavement charity. The charity will also be holding a raffle offering people the chance to win a special print of the artwork.
25 May 2021
Enter our very special raffle ‘A Light in the Storm’ is a very special painting created by one of Britain’s best selling artists, Mackenzie Thorpe. It was created in response to hearing a very personal story about the sudden loss of a father and husband, and is Mackenzie’s way of honouring and remembering every single person who died during the pandemic.
24 May 2021
Cruse Bereavement Care and three other organisations who provide practical and emotional support to those affected by terror attacks will receive a share of £500,000, the Home Office has announced today. Cruse, the Peace Foundation, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and Victim Support will each receive £125,000 to ensure a range of victims’ needs are supported. This builds upon the £500,000 originally awarded to these organisations last year.
09 April 2021
Steven Wibberley, Chief Executive of Cruse Bereavement Care said: “On behalf of the trustees, staff and volunteers at Cruse, I would like to say how sad we are to hear about the death of the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip. Our thoughts go out to our Royal Patron, Her Majesty The Queen, the Royal Family and the nation at this difficult time.
26 March 2021
As we approach a year from the start of the UK’s first national coronavirus lockdown, Cruse Bereavement Care has found that the number of young people visiting our website seeking grief support has increased by 200%. Over the past year we've also found:
22 March 2021
Cruse Bereavement Care is holding a free webinar on Monday March 29th at 11am to discuss emotional loneliness before and after a bereavement. Emotional loneliness originates from the absence of an intimate figure or a close emotional attachment. Social and emotional loneliness often occur due to reduced social activities or loss of a partner, among other situations.
19 March 2021
The Good Grief Festival is once again hosting another virtual festival on March 27th and 28th, in partnership with Cruse Bereavement Care. The event includes a packed programme of talks, interviews and webinars, including:
15 March 2021
Next Tuesday March 23rd marks a year since lockdown. A year with over a hundred thousand deaths. A year since Cruse has been able to deliver support in person. A year since so many have been grieving alone in isolation.
26 February 2021
The UK’s largest bereavement charity, Cruse Bereavement Care, has received £100,000 from Barclays Bank as part of their 100x100 UK Covid-19 Community Relief Programme. The funding will go towards extending the support of Cruse’s Freephone National Helpline.