COVID-19 Update

We hope that you are all staying safe, we wanted to let you know how the current situation is affecting the services that we offer.
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Bodie’s Bereavement Service

During this time we will be conducting all of our support via the phone and video calls. If you are a newly bereaved family or a practitioner wishing to refer a family please complete the referral form below and we will contact you regarding the support we can currently offer. If you are a bereaved parent who lives outside of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland please see details of other organisations who can help below.

Bodie Hodges Foundation

Welcome to the Bodie Hodges foundation

Our Vision is to give HOPE to families bereaved of a child by providing a range of services that support grieving families and encourage them to rebuild and remember.

Bodie Hodges Foundation

Bodie’s Bereavement Service

Bodie Boathouse

Bodie’s Boathouse

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Bodie’s Treasured Memory Bags

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Organ Donation

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Charity Partners

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Events & Fundraising

Latest News

Wooden sppon emergency funding

Wooden Spoon Emergency Funding

We are delighted to have received £2000 emergency funding to support our bereaved siblings during these difficult times. The funding will pay for 3 bereavement session for each child with a care package to support these sessions and make them creative and fun. The funding is also supporting a 12 week block of Relax Kids sessions which are virtual relaxation workshops. It is great for us to receive support at this time when funding bids are closed and our events are cancelled.

Together in Grief

There is a virtual support session available for parents of a bereaved child in Leicestershire & Rutland.

Contact Nicola at nicola@bodiehodgesfoundation.co.uk or on 07483 347008 to regsiter your interest.

Nobody should feel alone in their grief

virtual support sessions
Golf bodie hodges

Belfry Golf Day – New Date Confirmed

Unfortunately, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Golf Day at The Belfry that was due to place in July. Whilst this is very disappointing we have moved quickly to secure a new day for 2021. We are therefore delighted to announce that the new date for the Bodie Hodges Golf Day at the world famous Brabazon Course at The Belfry is Thursday 29th July 2021. If you would like more information or would like to book a team, please contact

Charity Of The Year

2020 is the perfect time to think about making us your Charity of Year. We work closely with many businesses of many sizes. We love to welcome new businesses to Team Bodie who share our values and we promise that you will also benefit from offering your support to us. We work in different ways with different businesses. Some offer us services and others take on exciting fundraising challenges to support the work that we do.

charity of the year

Please support our work today

If you would like to support our cause we would be eternally grateful for anything you can give. Help us to support bereaved families.

compassionate friends
heal grief
hope again
good grief project
laura centre

Where else can I find Support?

Each bereaved parent needs to find support that works for them, there are no rules to grief or about getting support. Here are a few links to other organisations who offer bereavement support. If you live in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and are newly bereaved have a look at Bodie’s Bereavement Service.