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Children In Need Support Grief Encounter

02 Sep 2021
Grief Encounter is thrilled to have been awarded funding from BBC Children in Need with a three-year grant to provide 1-1 counselling sessions and a residential trip
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Grief encounter’s launches latest fundraising initiative the STEP-TEMBER CHALLENGE

17 Aug 2021
Grief Encounter is proud to announce its latest fundraising initiative for you to get involved in. This September, we’re taking steps to make a difference, and letting our feet do the talking with the brand new fundraising challenge - Step-tember!
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Awards Shortlist for Grief Encounter

13 Aug 2021
Grief Encounter are thrilled to announce that their hugely successful ‘Forget-Me-Not Walk’ has been shortlisted in the Third Sector Awards 2021
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Team Grief Encounter take on the London Landmarks Half

05 Aug 2021
On Sunday 1st August, a team of incredible fundraisers took on the infamous 13.1 mile London Landmarks Half Marathon, raising money for Grief Encounter
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Aviva Insurance Team cycle across country for Grief Encounter

29 Jul 2021
Last week, after postponing their fundraising challenge for over a year, a team of 8 cyclists from leading Insurance organisation, Aviva, completed a 4 day cycle from Land's End to Sheffield, raising vital funds for Grief Encounter
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Golf Day Boost for Grief Encounter South West

26 Jul 2021
House builder Wainhomes has made a generous donation of £8,000 after hosting their Severn Valley Charity Golf Day in aid of Grief Encounter South West
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Partnering with WWMP for UK release of a new film ‘Emu Runner’

21 Jul 2021
Grief Encounter, is proud to announce their partnership with World Wide Motion Pictures for the UK release of new film, Emu Runner, to support children and young people affected by grief
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Local Dads take on National Three Peaks in aid of Grief Encounter

17 May 2021
Friends and Fathers, James, Jonny, James and Richard, from Bushey, Hertfordshire, will take on the big climb to the summits of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon in just 24 hours on 18th September 2021
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Get Back in the Swing of Things This Summer with Grief Encounter

11 Mar 2021
Has your handicap suffered during Lockdown? Fear not, there’s still plenty of time to get back into the swing of things in time to take part in our brand new Golf-tastic events this Summer.
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Grief Encounter Get Ready For Their First Ever Nationwide Walk

08 Mar 2021
On Sunday 21st March 2021, hundreds of families, individuals and their furry friends across the UK, will be taking part in the Grief Encounter ‘Forget-Me-Not Walk’ supporting bereaved children and young people
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Grief Encounter is taking part in the UK’s First Mental Health Festival for Children

11 Dec 2020
Grief Encounter is proud to be taking part in the Now and Beyond Festival on February 3rd 2021, the UK’s First Mental Health Festival for Children
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Grief Encounter Secure £100,000 from Barclays Covid Relief Fund

01 Dec 2020
Leading UK children’s bereavement charity has been chosen as one of only 100 charities to receive funding from the Barclays 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Fund
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PRESS COVERAGE

Featured widely in both local and national media, Grief Encounter are often asked for comment when a bereavement issue arises in the press. If you are a member of the press and would like comment from, or information about Grief Encounter, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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