3rd June 2018 marked the one year anniversary of the London Bridge attack. Cruse was heavily involved supporting survivors and family and friends.
Volunteers' Week is the first week in June every year and we would like to thank all our 5000 volunteers for their time, dedication and support.
Cruse COO Andy and Operations Manager Nicola Dias (pictured right in front of the memorial) attended the dedication of the National Memorial to British victims of overseas terrorism held on 17 May at The National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire. Two Cruse staff and twelve volunteers attended the dedication, and were available to provide support to the 260 bereaved people attending the moving ceremony.
New bereavement service launched in Wales addresses the complex needs of people affected by dementia
Northern Ireland director, Paul Finnegan, gave an interview on Talk Radio last Sunday on the Dan's Dilemma show. Paul spoke about grief when the show covered Made in Chelsea star James Dunmore's story. James has lost two sisters within a year.
Cruse is delighted to announce that Elaine Roub, Young Cruse Coordinator in Northern Ireland, has been granted a Churchill Fellowship by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. Elaine will be looking at how to make bereavement support more accessible for displaced children and families. She will be travelling to the States for three weeks in May to begin her research, and then to New Zealand for a month in October-November.
11th April 2018 - World-renowned composer Olga Thomas today announced 50% of proceeds from the sale of the Royal Hollywood Love Song, her gift to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, will be donated to Cruse Bereavement Care.
According to today’s (10.4.18) ONS report, “Loneliness – what characteristics and circumstances are associated with feeling lonely”, those single or widowed were reported at particular risk of experiencing loneliness more often.
In the report, three profiles were identified as people of particular risk of loneliness: