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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.

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
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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

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.

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

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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Spoken Word Stars #saythewords Supporting Children’s Grief Awareness Week 2020

17 Nov 2020
UK Spoken Word stars, Hussain Manawer and Reeps One, have lent their support to leading children’s bereavement charity, Grief Encounter for Children’s Grief Awareness Week (CGAW) 2020
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Celebrating a Perfect Round as Golf Days Raise £30,000

25 Sep 2020
UK leading bereavement charity, Grief Encounter, hosted their first ‘in-person’ fundraising event since March 2020, with over 300 socially distanced golfers


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.