Fantastic Achievement by Runners!

Fantastic Achievement by Runners!

The five runners who ran – and completed – the Oxford Half Marathon on 11th October raised over £3000 for our funds. An absolutely fantastic achievement. Even more impressive was the fact that this was the first half marathon for all of them – so all now have a “Personal Best” as well as a personal achievement! Our thanks go to them, the supporters on the day and, of course, the many sponsors who contributed…

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CFC 2015 Educational Seminar

CFC 2015 Educational Seminar

Held at the National Memorial Arboretum on 14th July, the topic of this year’s educational seminar was Death and Funerals in different religions and cultures in the UK. Almost 100 delegates attended from a wide range of organisations and included funeral directors, crematorium staff, nurses, hospital bereavement officers, bereavement counsellors, charity staff, registrars, celebrants, faith representatives, hospice staff, bereavement midwives and many other groups. Exhibition stands included Child Bereavement UK, Grief Recovery, Civil Ceremonies, Colourful…

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Crematoria Donations

We were delighted to receive donations from Mountsett Crematorium in Durham and Woodvale Crematorium in Brighton. Both crematoria are part of the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) Recycling of Metals scheme, and nominated CFC for a payment from the scheme. The total contribution of £8974 is a real boost for the charity and every penny will be used to help us provide more financial support to bereaved families.

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CFC Launch

More than 100 bereavement professionals attended the launch of the Child Funeral Charity at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire on July 23. The event, which was combined with an educational seminar on child bereavement called It’s Time to Talk, was opened by Bel Mooney, one of the patron’s of the charity. The event, which was combined with an educational seminar on child bereavement called It’s Time to Talk, was opened by Bel Mooney, one…

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