Support in 2013-2014
In 2013-2014 we provided the below support to bereaved families throughout England & Wales.
£1,020 in Gift in Kind.
Provided Christmas presents to over 150 children that would not have been able to celebrate Christmas.
We also provided the following Financial & Respite Support:
A) Financial: This family sadly lost their husband/dad to cancer leaving 2 young children. Mums finances were is disarray and outstanding bills were causing her concern. We paid her utility bills arrears as well as her mobile phone bill she run up whilst her husband was ill.
B) Financial: This family lost their 12 year old daughter/sister in a tragic accident and as a result were struggling financially. We provided the family with a supermarket gift card to purchase household goods and groceries.
C) Financial: Sadly this family of 2 daughters and husband/dad lost mum/wife at an early age to cancer. The family were struggling with the funeral arrears and this was causing them concern. We provided a contribution to the outstanding amount enabling dad to get back on track with the repayments.
D) Respite Break: This family lost husband/dad aged only 36 years. Since his death they had been unable to afford to spend time together somewhere other than home. We provided a VIP break to London for them to watch a musical.
E) Respite Break: This family lost their 12 year old daughter/sister in a tragic accident and as a result were struggling financially. We sent them away at Christmas as they couldn’t face being at home. This support was additional support to a family we’d previously helped.
F) Financial: This family lost husband/dad leaving behind 3 young children. The loss had caused mum to be struggling financially, mum was working contact hours in an attempt to get back on track. We provided support sand paid arrears of rental and council tax.
G) Financial: This family sadly lost wife/mum to cancer at a young age leaving an 8 year old daughter behind. Although she had died 3 years previous dad still had not had his wife’s ashes returned due to a debt on the funeral. We immediately paid the outstanding amount to ensure he had his wife home for Christmas.