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Welcome to The Courage Foundation UK

Thank you so much for visiting our site! The Courage Foundation UK is a charity which seeks to support bereaved children and their families following the loss of a sibling or parent in the last two years.

There are so many ways for people to get involved with the Foundation and help us change lives

About Us

The Courage Foundation seeks to support children and families as they live with bereavement of losing a sibling. In particular the focus of the Courage Foundation is to provide fun and exciting opportunities through ‘Therapy through Themeparks’ for children to enjoy being children, have fun and make memories afresh whilst remembering their sibling who has died.

The Courage Foundation is a registered charity in the UK 1166093.

  • in one survey said that they had been bereaved of a close relative or friend.

  • 4.7 per cent or around 1 in 20 young people will have experienced the death of one or both of their parents.

  • We estimate that in 2015, 23,600 parents died in the UK, leaving dependent children (23,200 in 2014). That's one parent every 22 minutes.

Therapy through Themeparks

One of the main ways we want to support bereaved children and their families is through an initiative we’ve called ‘Therapy through Themeparks’ - providing days out, weekends away and annual passes to fun and exciting attractions around the country.

‘Therapy through Themeparks’ aims to support bereaved children and their families, who have suffered the loss of a parent or sibling in the last 2 years, to:

Have fun! (provided for you without needing any energy or emotional investment to make it happen!)

Make new memories

Mark and remember their special person who has died

Know that as a family you can get through and keep on going.

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I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear

Nelson Mandela