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Cruse attends Downing Street reception

Cruse Chief Executive Debbie Kerslake and Director of Services Jim Glennon visited 10 Downing Street for an Armed Forces charities reception hosted by the Prime Minister. At the event on 29 October the Prime Minister announced funding awards for 23 charities – totaling £9.2 million – and welcomed representatives from the first 50 companies to sign up to the government’s Armed Forces Corporate Covenant.

The Rainbow Makers: Evaluation of NI children's services

Cruse Bereavement Care launched the evaluation of its services to children and young people in Northern Ireland, entitled ‘The Rainbow Makers’, from Stormont on 19 September.  DUP MLA, Mrs. Brenda Hale, hosted the event, which celebrated Cruse’s recent success in supporting children and young people through bereavement.

New funding for Cruse's work with the military family

Cruse Bereavement Care has been granted funding of over half a million pounds by the Ministry of Defence to further develop and raise awareness of bereavement services available for the Military Family. Over a two year period the project, ‘Bereavement in the Military Family’, will support over 30,000 bereaved serving personnel, their families and the ex-services community. 

Through the project Cruse will: