Education Must Be Effective If We Are To Tackle These Shocking Health Statistics, Says Amy Winehouse’s Father

Mitch Winehouse has stated that education around drinking is ‘inconsistent or non existent’ in response to new Government figures on health inequalities and premature death rates in the UK. The figures were published today (11th June) by Public Health England, via its new Longer Lives website ( On BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, Health Secretary […]

Watch Team AWF At The Centre Point Sleep Out!

Staff members of the Amy Winehouse Foundation bonded at Centre Point’s recent Sleep Out, raising £1500 for the charity into the bargain. The Sleep Out took place in Broadgate’s Exchange Square, along with another London event and one near Centrepoint’s North East service in Durham, and saw more than 850 brave and hardy souls brave […]

Listen Again To Radio 1Xtra’s Amy Special

Those who missed Radio 1Xtra’s programme on Amy, ‘Gone To Soon’, have the chance to catch up via the BBC’s iPlayer. The show featured interviews with Mark Ronson, Salam Remi and Dionne Bromfield, as well as Amy’s father Mitch. To listen to the show click here

LauraLynn Hospice Receives €25,000 Donation From AWF

Mitch, along with patron Barbara Windsor, made a flying visit to Dublin in order to donate 25,000 euros to the LauraLynn Children’s Hospice. The money came from album sales of Lioness: Hidden Treasures in Ireland. Mitch told the Irish Independent: “We were moved and in awe of the great work the Hospice does for kids […]

BIMM Donates £3,000 To Amy Winehouse Foundation

The Amy Winehouse Foundation was delighted to receive a donation of £3,000 from the Brighton Institute of Modern Music on June 15. A cheque was presented to Mitch at a gig held by the school in Brighton. Speaking to the Brighton Argus about the Foundation’s plans about making children and young adults more aware of […]

Amy Winehouse Foundation Donates £20,000 To Fitzrovia Youth In Action – Video

On April 16, the Amy Winehouse Foundation attended an event organised by Fitztrovia Youth in Action. It was a celebration of the different partnerships Fitzrovia has, and included a presentation evening, where young people who have completed drug and alcohol training were given certificates. It also served as an opportunity to announce a donation of […]

Amy – My Daughter Available To Buy Now

‘Amy, My Daughter’, the official biography of Amy is now available in the UK: Documenting Amy’s earlier years, her rise to stardom and her struggles with addiction, the book will bring together the personal, the private and the public to create a fitting tribute and celebration of her life. Written by Mitch Winehouse, all […]

Video: Amy Winehouse Foundation Visits New Horizon and Pilion Crashpad Shelter

One of the areas the Amy Winehouse Foundation focuses on concerns homeless and financially disadvantaged young people. Two of the charities that we will be funding under this remit are the New Horizon Youth Centre and the Pilion Trust Crashpad Shelter, both based in North London. The Foundation visited the centres recently, where we got […]

AWF Donates £30,000 To Rehab Charity Focus 12

The Amy Winehouse Foundation, represented by Mitch and Jane Winehouse, has donated £30,000 to a rehabilitation charity in Suffolk. Focus 12, which helps people recovering from drug and alcohol addiction, received a cheque from the Foundation on February 24, with the donation being used to sponsor a full-time place for youngsters battling their addiction. Focus12 […]

“Body And Soul” Wins Grammy, Mitch And Janis Accept Award On Amy’s Behalf

“Body and Soul”, Amy’s duet with legendary crooner Tony Bennett, picked up a Grammy award for best pop performance by a duo for duet in Los Angeles over the weekend. Mitch and Janis were present, and took to the stage to accept the award after being called up by Bennett. Mitch said: “We shouldn’t be […]