October 8, 2021, 22:52 | Updated: October 8, 2021, 11:33 p.m.
On Global’s Make Some Noise Day, Tom Swarbrick spoke with 2wish founder Rhian Mannings.
Global’s Make Some Noise improves the lives of disadvantaged people in our society by working for small charities across the UK. We believe that everyone deserves to feel safe, feel good, feel included and feel prepared.
That is why we work across four key areas: providing shelter and security, supporting physical and mental health, preventing isolation and improving life skills.
This year alone, we support critical services on 100 small charitable causes, including food banks, mental health and domestic violence guides, care support, community projects and employment programs.
Running across Wales, 2wish provides grief support for families, individuals and professionals affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a child or young adult aged 25 or under.
It was founded by Rhian Mannings after losing her one-year-old son to pneumonia and five days later her husband lost Paul when he took his own life.
The charity was set up to ensure that no one who lost a child or young person had to go through their journey alone and without support.
2wish supports survivors through a range of services, including memory boxes, immediate support, counseling, complementary therapy, focus support groups, monthly events and housing weekends.
“Everyone grieves differently, but there are definitely common things that you will go through immediately after losing your child, especially in sudden circumstances,” Rhian told Tom after experiencing the lack of support first hand.
2wish provides immediate help to the families it supports, but is also there for people in the long run.
“It’s a lifelong journey and a relationship, and they know they can come to us at any time,” Rhian said.
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- £ 5 be able to provide 15 minutes of telephone support to a parent of a child with a life-threatening condition experiencing a crisis.
- £ 10 could offer training to 9 new phone friends so they can support isolated people living with vision loss.
- 15 £ could provide one hour of counseling in support of a young caregiver’s mental health.
- 30 £could help build a young person’s confidence and life skills through friendship with a mentor.
- £ 60may mean that a support worker can visit five families to provide practical care for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
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