Our Needs

AtaLoss.org hopes over the coming years to:

Increase our database of bereavement support organisations and resources on our website to cover all areas of the UK and types of bereavement.

Upgrade our website to provide a variety of bereavement support information and services.

Ensure the bereaved are made aware of our website through literature at doctors' surgeries, hospitals, funeral directors etc by means of local volunteer and organisational promotion.

Develop training, resources and a new website hub especially for churches to support the bereaved in their communities.

 

To achieve this we need:

Funds

WE ARE CURRENTLY SEEKING SIGNIFICANT FUNDING TO PRODUCE RESOURCES AND CREATE CAPACITY TO MEET GROWING DEMAND.

Interested in doing a sponsored walk?  Cake sale?  Go to  supporting us financially to set up a fundraising page for any of our projects.

Give a one-off gift, regular monthly donation or an in memoriam gift  click here.

Give a legacy gift  - email us.

If you can help us please do get in touch.    

Information  

Please let us know of any bereavement service or resources that could be added to our site by getting in touch.

Opportunities

Please also let us know of places where we can speak or raise awareness of bereavement issues, or other ways we can spread the word by getting in touch

Finally, consider how YOU might get involved... 

Together we can ease the pain.

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The pain of grief is perhaps...the price we pay for love.

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Colin Murray Parkes

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Grief is like a long, winding valley where any bend may reveal a totally new landscape.

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C S Lewis, A Grief Observed

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I really regret not talking about my mother's death

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Prince Harry

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The website offers a vital service to professionals as well as bereaved families.

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James MacDowell Scott - former funeral director

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It dawns on you quite suddenly that life is never, ever going to be the same again, that the whole world has changed in a moment.

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Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

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The GrabLife weekend was a safe environment to speak openly with people who truly understand.

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GrabLife guest

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I can honestly say going on the GrabLife weekend was the best decision I had made since losing my partner.    

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GrabLife guest

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There is no such thing as ‘very few losses’. We’ve all had tons of losses and we need to take ownership of them. We can be overwhelmed by them and go under, or we can recognise them as integral to living.

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Jim Kuykendall, Bereavement Therapist

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Each one of us can be a creative survivor.

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Judy Tatelbaum, Author

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Having received a huge amount of support myself and seeing the work provided by AtaLoss, with such care and practicality, I’d like to contribute something too, that I might be helping others going through often bewildering loss.”

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Michael - participant in The Bereavement Journey

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Bereavement puts enormous pressure on families and the support they receive makes all the difference. That's why Care for the Family is pleased to endorse the work of AtaLoss.org.

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Rob Parsons, Care for the Family

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We live in an age where we think death is an option.

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David Hockney, Artist