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Cruse Supports Dying Matters Week

Every year in May, Dying Matters hosts a fantastic range of events and activities around the country with the aim of getting people to talk about dying, death and bereavement and making plans for their end of life. This week the sixth annual Dying Matters Awareness Week takes place, from 18-24 May 2015.

Cruse volunteer attends palace reception

Cruse volunteer and storyteller Janet Dowling meets the QueenJanet Dowling, a Cruse Bereavement Volunteer from Surrey, attended a reception at Buckingham Palace, hosted by Her Majesty The Queen on 18th March. Her Majesty The Queen, who is patron of Cruse Bereavement Care, is also patron of The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust, and  hosted the event to mark its 50th anniversary as Sir Winston’s living legacy.

A service of reflection for those affected by suicide

Cruse will be taking part in a service of reflection for those affected by suicide on Saturday February 28th at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.

Time to Talk About It: A service of reflection for those affected by suicide has been organised by St Martin-in-the-Fields in conjunction with the Alliance of Suicide Prevention Charities (TASC), of which Cruse is a part.

Cruse in Northern Ireland gains UK Volunteers Award

Cruse Bereavement Care in Northern Ireland has achieved Investing in Volunteers for Employers accreditation following evaluation of current Cruse practices and benchmarking against a nationally recognised standard. Investing in Volunteers for Employers is the UK award which reflects a commitment to best practice and standards for good practice in volunteer management for organisations that promote and deliver services with volunteers.