Amelia Torode

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Fundraising for Winston's Wish
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In memory of Desreen Brooks-Dutton
Winston's Wish

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We support grieving children & young people to help them achieve their full potential.


In November 2012 Ben, his wife and young son were walking home when a car suddenly went out of control, mounted the pavement and killed his wife. 

I read about the accident in the newspaper and remember crying on the train. I had no idea that Ben was a neighbour, or that his son was at nursery with many children we knew or that his wife was the best friend with a good NCT friend of ours. It was a story that really touched home. 

Through Ben's blog, which has subsequently been turned into a book, I had followed his heart-breaking story and have felt the enormous benefit that he has found in the work of a number of bereavement charities, in particular Winston's Wish. Winston's Wish is a unique charity, helping bereaved children and young people rebuild their lives after a family death. It's a charity that needs our support. 

I would really appreciate anything that you could donate. 

Many thanks

About the charity

Winston's Wish

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At Winston's Wish we help children and young people after the death of someone important. Our services include: - Freephone Helpline, live chat and email support - Individual, family and group work - Training for professionals

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