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Autumn News for Schools now out!

October means conkers, hot chocolate and… half-term just around the corner! And, of course, a quick Autumn news update for schools across North Devon and Torridge area. 

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The impact of the death of the Queen

We are all extremely saddened by the death of our late Queen, Her Majesty Elisabeth II. Children can struggle to understand death and with the lead-up now to the funeral, there will inevitably be more questions about the ceremony, death and what it means.  We are here to help.

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‘We’re over the moon’…

‘Families in Grief’ (FiG) is the latest charity to benefit from the North Devon Crematorium’s role in a national metal recycling scheme. A cheque for an amazing £12,000 was handed to Emma Marston, Director of Families in Grief, on 15th August 2022.

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Football Funday – Sun 14th August!

The home of Bideford AFC is getting ready to welcome the mighty Plymouth Argyle Legends team to play against the Legends of Bideford for a fantastic Football Funday on Sunday 14th August 2022.  Lots of fun for all the family, with proceeds going to Families in Grief!

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Missing Dad on Father’s Day

Father’s Day can be particularly difficult for those bereaved of their Dad. To help you and your children through the day, we’ve put together some tips and thoughts from others in the same position. We hope they help.

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Read our new Impact Report

We have a long track record of providing bereavement support and a proven ability to adapt and grow our service to meet the needs of our families. Our independent evaluation endorses this.

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School fundraising pack now live

We’d love as many schools as possible to get behind us and raise vital funds so that we can continue to help the many families who need our support. That’s why we’ve created a Fundraising Pack just for schools!

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Local Giving
We’ve teamed up with Local Giving!

Calling all fundraisers!  Want to do a spot of fundraising for FiG and make the world of difference to bereaved families across North Devon and Torridge?  Well, this will certainly help!  We’ve teamed up with Local Giving to make setting up your own fundraising page as easy as ABC…  

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