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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
Horbury Show 2023

Horbury Show 2023

Thankyou to everyone who visited us at Horbury Show this year, we loved seeing you all and appreciated your support! Such a great community event for everyone to enjoy and
HH Global raise money for Star

HH Global raise money for Star

HH Global is the first-choice partner in outsourced marketing execution for leading brands. Applying proven processes, industry-leading technology, and the deep expertise of over 4,000+ employees, they develop innovative solutions
The Ladies Circle chooses Star Bereavement as their charity of the year!

The Ladies Circle chooses Star Bereavement as their charity of the year!

How amazing! Wakefield District Ladies Circle have chosen us as their charity of the year! The Ladies circle is a group that is based in the local community. The group
Seasons For Growth - Theraputic Group

Seasons For Growth – Theraputic Group

The last 6 months of 2021 our Bereavement Practitioners have been running a programme called Seasons for Growth. Seasons for Growth is a grief based programme which uses the seasons
Beverley Bishops 'Finding Magic' workshop at Star Bereavement

Beverley Bishops ‘Finding Magic’ workshop at Star Bereavement

Actor and therapist Beverley Bishop took her acclaimed one-woman theatre show ‘Finding Magic’ to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe this August, and on her way up to Edinburgh she visited us