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17 things we've done in 2017

17 things we’ve done in 2017

by Scott Salter • 20th December 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s a time of reflection of the year gone by. For many of the families we support, it’s a time to reflect on their grief and the person they have lost; remembering them at a special time of year. For everyone at Winston’s Wish, we’re reflecting on everything we’ve […]


BuildIt corporate supporters of Winston's Wish

BuildIt DIY and Trade support Winston’s Wish

by Scott Salter • 19th December 2017

We have been delighted this year to receive the support of BuildIt DIY and Trade. They have supported us this past year in a variety of ways, including an annual golf day and Winston’s Wish collection tins on their store counters.  BuildIt DIY and Trade are a local, independent builders merchant, covering Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. […]


L&C Gold Star sponsor

Helpline Sponsor: L&C Mortgages

by Scott Salter • 12th December 2017

This year, we’ve offered corporate supporters the chance to sponsor our Freephone National Helpline for the day as part of our #WishUponAStar campaign. Today we’re grateful to L&C Mortgages, who have donated vital funds to run our Helpline on December 12th 2017.  Why do you support Winston’s Wish? L&C Mortgages are proud to have supported Winston’s Wish […]


Podcast: Episode 2 – My Brother Simon

by Scott Salter • 11th December 2017

the Credit Hire Organisation - helpline sponsor

Helpline Sponsor: Credit Hire Organisation

by Scott Salter • 5th December 2017

This year, we’ve offered corporate supporters the chance to sponsor our Freephone National Helpline for the day as part of our #WishUponAStar campaign. Today we’re grateful to the Credit Hire Organisation, who have donated vital funds to run our Helpline on December 5th 2017.  What is the CHO? The Credit Hire Organisation is the trade association for […]


Winston's Wish Helpline sponsorship

Helpline Sponsor: Willans

by Scott Salter • 1st December 2017

This year, we’ve offered corporate supporters the chance to sponsor our Freephone National Helpline for the day as part of our #WishUponAStar campaign. Today we’re grateful to Gloucestershire based solicitors Willans, who have donated vital funds to run our Helpline on December 1st 2017.  Why Willans supports Winston’s Wish? Just like Winston’s Wish, our story […]


Life Matters: The Task Force for Bereaved Families

No records of families affected by bereavement in UK

by Scott Salter • 17th November 2017

FOI request reveals that bereaved children are effectively invisible to the Government. Life Matters task force introduces a series of recommendations to support those affected by bereavement 17 November 2017:  Just seven months after the government cut the benefits available to bereaved UK families, the Life Matters task force reveals that there is no central record […]


Podcast: Episode 1 – Going back to school

by Scott Salter • 14th November 2017