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Free Community Drop In Sessions

Free Community Drop In Sessions

The team at Star Bereavement will be holding multiple free drop in sessions across the community, some of the confirmed dates have been added below. If you need anymore information
Summer family friendly events for all...

Summer family friendly events for all…

This summer Star Bereavement will be out and about in the community at many of your summer events. All events are family and dog friendly, free for all and a
Wakefield Armed Forces Day

Wakefield Armed Forces Day

We will be at Wakefield Armed Forces Day on Saturday 29th June hosting a stall. The day will run from 10:00-4:30, entry and parking is free. This is a family
Thanks to the national lottery community fund...

Thanks to the national lottery community fund…

A big thankyou from everyone at Star Bereavement to the National Lottery Community Fund who have decided to fund us with a £20’000 grant!! The amount will enable us to
An announcement - Chair of trustees at Star Bereavement

An announcement – Chair of trustees at Star Bereavement

Following four successful years as Chair of Star Bereavement Support Service, Suzanne Gahlings, will be stepping down from the role. During her time as Chair, Suzanne has worked extremely hard
Conker the therapy dog visits Star Bereavement

Conker the therapy dog visits Star Bereavement

We had a lovely visit from Conker and Marie from Pets As Therapy. Our young people really enjoyed meeting them both and had so much fun at one of our
Working with Vinny James at Star...

Working with Vinny James at Star…

Star Bereavement’s Have Your Say Group worked with artist Vinny James to create an animation with young people around verbal expressions of grief. The theme was thinking about words and
Thanks to WACCL

Thanks to WACCL

A big thankyou to the WACCL ‘Wakefield annual Christmas charity lunch’ organisation and everyone who attended in 2023 for raising over £2000 for Star Bereavement. The amount raised will directly
Sam Teale Productions and Star Bereavement

Sam Teale Productions and Star Bereavement

We paired up with Sam Teale productions at Star Bereavement and worked together with their team, our young people and Star Bereavement staff to create a short impact film. The
Star Bereavement at Peddler Market Wakefield

Star Bereavement at Peddler Market Wakefield

On Saturday 17th February Star Bereavement held a free arts and crafts area at Peddler Market Wakefield at Tileyard North. We had a great time meeting you all and had
2023 at Star Bereavement ...

2023 at Star Bereavement …

As 2023 draws to a close, here’s everything Star Bereavement got up to this year!    Before we start, we owe a massive thank you to supporters that have raised
VOLUNTEER WITH US 2024

VOLUNTEER WITH US 2024

Volunteer Fundraisers Wanted… Fancy doing Something to Help? If so, we are looking for a small team of fundraisers to assist us with fundraising events and group work with young
HHGlobal Christmas Drop

HHGlobal Christmas Drop

Its officially Christmas time at Star Bereavement!!!… A huge thankyou from us all at Star Bereavement to HH Global Wakefield Facebook HH Global had the idea of creating a gifting
Beaverbrooks Whiterose

Beaverbrooks Whiterose

A huge thankyou to Beaverbrooks at Whiterose Centre for raising an amazing £1’800 in aid of Star Bereavement. Jess our community fundraiser went to meet the team at Beaverbrooks (see
HH Global Christmas Gifting Tree

HH Global Christmas Gifting Tree

A huge thankyou from us all at Star Bereavement to HH Global Wakefield Facebook HH Global had the idea of creating a gifting tree this Christmas for the young people
Halloween Fundraiser

Halloween Fundraiser

We’ve had some amazing support from brilliant organisations and businesses across Wakefield over Halloween at Star Bereavement. The Car Shop, Dewsbury Dental Centre and Ridley and Hall Solicitors have all
Prosper present Star Bereavement...

Prosper present Star Bereavement…

Written by prosper: ‘Brightening up your Friday as we present the wonderful team at Star Bereavement with a cheque from our small grants round for £16,802  Star Bereavement are a Wakefield
The Swift Society fundraise for Star Bereavement...

The Swift Society fundraise for Star Bereavement…

A big Thankyou to Freyja and the team at the University of Huddersfield ‘The swift society’. Freyja and the team held an amazing book sale stall including crafts, Taylor Swift
Star Bereavement Networking Day

Star Bereavement Networking Day

Today our Star Bereavement team attended a networking event hosted by Wakefield Families Together, for local charities and community clubs at The Hut in Airedale. An amazing community space for
Thanks to Skinny Living at Heath common

Thanks to Skinny Living at Heath common

To all the Skinny Living fans at Heath common on Sunday …. we’d like to say a massive thank you to all who donated to Star Bereavement ! We raised
Car Shop - Star Bereavement Car

Car Shop – Star Bereavement Car

Car Shop Wakefield decorated one of their cars with Star Bereavement young peoples design for our Star Fest event . . . and WOW!!! What a great way to celebrate
Jade's fundraiser

Jade’s fundraiser

Thank you to Jade’s family and friends for supporting Star Bereavement Please be advised this is an emotional read: ‘Jade was the happiest she had ever been when having her
HH Global Tough Mudder 10k Challenge

HH Global Tough Mudder 10k Challenge

A huge thankyou to the amazing HH Global Wakefield in their Tough Mudder challenge in support of Star Bereavement. Liz Ibbetson-Bristow, Jodie Barker and James Nicholls are taking have taken
Star Fest 2023

Star Fest 2023

Thank you to everyone who supported and attended Star Fest 2023. We raised an amazing £1629.26 for Star Bereavement and could not be more grateful!! This money will go towards
Thankyou to Lucas

Thankyou to Lucas

We’d like to thank Lucas Blackwell and all who donated for raising an incredible £1400 for Star Bereavement! Lucas’ event was a celebration of his dad’s life, a life which