We are currently planning our annual Remembering Our Babies Walk in conjunction with National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, October 15th, and our annual Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony in conjunction with the Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candlelight Ceremony, December 8th. Scroll down this page to see information and RSVP forms for both events.
The Remembering our Babies Walk October 15th, is free of charge. Donations are appreciated. We will gather at the gazebo on the west side of Court Square in Harrisonburg from 6:30-7 p.m. We will light ceremonial candles and walk around the square at 7 p.m.… Read the rest
Our September newsletter is now available online. Included you will find:
- Information about our October 15th Remembering Our Babies Walk
- An opportunity to share your story
- Follow-up from volunteering at the Rockingham County Fair
- Family activities to help guide children through grief
***Update: The Bridgewater Ruritans have found another group to help out as well so it doesn’t max out any one organization. I have updated some time slots below. Right now it looks like they could use some Friday help. Thanks to all who have responded so far!
We are so grateful for our volunteers! You are a vital part of our organization!
The Bridgewater Ruritan Club has invited volunteers to help out in their food booth at the Rockingham Count Fair on behalf of the The Sadie Rose Foundation. The Ruritan Club then makes a donation of $4 per hour per person who volunteered on our behalf.… Read the rest
Our August 2013 Newsletter is now available.
Read an update about our miscarriage support meetings, the next one is Thursday, August 1, and see photos of our annual picnic. We also have info about submitting your child’s information for our candlelight ceremony and an opportunity to volunteer on our behalf at the Rockingham County Fair. As always, the monthly remembrances help us keep each family in our hearts on their significant days.
If you would like copies of our newsletter or brochures for your office, please contact us.
Here is the link again.… Read the rest
Friday, June 28, 2013, The Sadie Rose Foundation will host our annual Memorial Picnic and Balloon Release at Purcell Park in Harrisonburg, 6 p.m. We are in the first shelter when you enter the park across the field from the big playground.
Bring your family and friends and a side-dish and/or dessert to share. Drinks, table service and some biodegradable balloons provided. After we eat, we write messages on balloon to our children gone too soon and release them together. This is a beautiful way to remember our children with others who understand.… Read the rest
Thanks to all 120 of our participants in the second annual Sadie Rose 5K, held Saturday, June 15, in Dayton. Congratulations to overall winners Nevin Heckman and Miranda Hartman. Six new age group records were set, including Ethel Kimmell, breaking her own course record in the 30-39 division; Mary Jo Heckman, in the 50-59 division; and Neil Riemenschneider, in the 50-59 division. Reba Kline set the first age group record in the 60-69 division, and Roger Atkins smashed the previous course record for the 70-plus age group by more than 30 minutes.… Read the rest
We apologize for being a little late getting the May Newsletter posted, but here it is. May Newsletter. Also, be sure to register now for the 5K coming up June 15 and to mark your calendars for our annual Memorial Picnic and Balloon Release June 28. Again, here is the link for the May Newsletter. … Read the rest
We have posted our April 2013 Newsletter as well as a page for our current brochure that you can view/download/print. We have a number of events and fundraiser in April as well as testimonials and our monthly remembrances. Here again is the link for the April 2013 Newsletter. And here again is the link to our brochure page. Please share.… Read the rest