Boost for charity helping those come to terms with grief

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More than £200 has been raised for a charity which helps people coming to terms with the death of a loved one through suicide.

Shoppers at Sudbury’s Waitrose supermarket helped raise £253 for the Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide charity thanks to the store’s community matters scheme.

The charity offers emotional and practical support to those affected by suicide.

Suffolk group leader Susie Clifford, who lost her husband to suicide in 2009, said she had been touched by the empathy shown by the supermarket’s customers.

“We are really thankful for the support,” said Mrs Clifford, who is pictured with daughter Paige and Rebecca Murphy from Waitrose.

“This type of grief can take a long time to come to terms with and we help people develop a coping strategy.”

For more information about the charity, call 07531 087623.