Established in 1992 as the first childhood bereavement charity in the UK Winston’s Wish remains dedicated to supporting children after the death of a parent or sibling – find out where we’ve come from and where we’re going.See our history
Every 22 minutes a child in Britain is bereaved of a parent; this equates to 24,000 newly bereaved children each and every year.
Winston’s Wish is the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK.
The death of a parent or sibling is one of the most fundamental losses a child will ever face. At Winston’s Wish, we believe that bereaved children need support to make sense of death and rebuild their lives – and that is why we exist.
Our vision at Winston’s Wish is that all bereaved children, young people and their families will receive the support they need to achieve their full potential. Meet the people who are working to make that vision a reality.Meet the team
Visit our media centre to access our latest news, information and resources or to get in touch directly with the Winston’s Wish Press Office.visit our media centre
We’re always looking for passionate and driven individuals who share our vision to come and join our team. Find out what vacancies we have available right now.See our vacancies
Winston’s Wish, the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK, is the grateful recipient of a generous £2,000 donation from the Sussex Freemasons.
For freemason John Angell, the decision to fundraise for Winston’s Wish was particularly poignant: “My grandson George lost his mother tragically in December 2011. George was only eight years of …Read more
Winston’s Wish, the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK, is delighted to announce support from award-winning Drusillas Park as their Charity of the Year in 2015. Winston’s Wish offers …Read more
Winston’s Wish will board the Havengore to take part in Churchill 2015 commemorations along the River Thames
Winston’s Wish, the leading childhood bereavement charity in the UK, is honoured to join in the Churchill 2015 Commemorations by boarding the Havengore for a replication of the journey which …Read more
Words of advice to those caring for young people affected by the death of Gloucester teenager Zac Evans – from leading childhood bereavement charity Winston’s Wish
At Winston’s Wish, the leading childhood bereavement charity, we help children and young people to rebuild their lives after the death of an important person in their life, enabling them …Read more