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The latest news and opinion on our work and activities, plus our spokespeople on what we’re doing to support children and young people suffering bereavement.

Nominate Grief Encounter to receive £1000

07 Dec 2021
Nominate Grief Encounter to receive £1000 as part of the '12 Days of Giving' with Ecclesiastical.
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Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2021

17 Nov 2021
Dr Shelley Gilbert MBE Celebrates the Launch of ‘Grief Book’ this Children’s Grief Awareness Week ‘21

More Zoooooom – Less Zoom…

15 Oct 2021
Grief Encounter put's the Fun in Fundraising. For the first time, 17 teams went go karting at Rye House Karting, the very same track that Lewis Hamilton trained on, to raise vital funds for Grief Encounter

Grief Encounter Golf Days Raise over £30,000

30 Sep 2021
The annual Golf Days in aid of Grief Encounter are amongst the charity's most popular events of the year. This year both days, held in September, took place at The Shire London Golf Club, raised an incredible £30,100

Highgate Golf Club Hits a Hole in One

27 Sep 2021
In September, Highgate Golf Club hosted a charity Golf Day in aid of Grief Encounter, raising an amazing £20,000 to support bereaved children and young people
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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

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!

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

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

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

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

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


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.