A month on from the UK being placed on lockdown, the current official death toll from the coronavirus in hospitals sits at just over 18,000
Today Cruse published extensive new guidance to support bereaved people affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The guidance covers many of the tragic scenarios people are already finding themselves in, as a result of this pandemic, such as:
The UK’s largest bereavement charity, Cruse Bereavement Care is celebrating after being awarded £498,000 in National Lottery funding to transform its digital services.
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.
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
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.
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.
A charity football match is taking place on Sunday 26 May 2019 at Oxford Football Club to remember a young man called Albie Jones, who was tragically stabbed and killed in London in December 2017.