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Who We Are

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Jacqueline Gunn

Founder & Chair

Jacqui Gunn is the Founder and Chairperson of Talking About Loss (TAL). Her love of helping people has aided in the popularity of this charity which proudly supports hundreds of bereaved people across Yorkshire, offering them a safe place to help ease the isolation and fear that can surround grief, and help them find their own way through the grieving process.

Caroline Mellor

Support Manager

Caroline is Talking About Loss’ Charity Support Manager.  She supports Jacqui in helping to run the charity on the administrative side.  She has been instrumental in setting up the new support groups in Hull, Selby, York District Hospital and has created links with Social Prescribers to spread awareness and help support bereaved people in Yorkshire.

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Harriet Lawson

Charity Coordinator

Harriet joined the TAL team in 2023 to assist Jacqui in the day to day running of the charity. Having worked in the property industry for the last 4 years, Harriet is now embracing this new role. Harriet has a MSc in Commercial Real Estate and a BSc in Business. Country sports and horse riding are two of her most passionate hobbies.

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