funeral poverty

The changing face of funerals

24 June 2015

Emily McClarenEmily McLaren runs her own travel and fitness blog, www.bordersandburpees.co.uk. While carrying out research into how businesses use crowdfunding recently, she became aware of a growing trend in people using crowdfunding to help finance their loved ones' funerals.

Why I'm fighting funeral poverty

9 June 2015

A image of a decased man at his funeralHeather Kennedy works for anti-poverty charity Quaker Social Action (QSA) on their Fair Funerals campaign. She believes that bereaved people on low incomes have been forgotten for too long, saying: "If the government and the funeral industry are going to tackle funeral poverty, it will be because we have asked them to."

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