January News

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for our annual 5K Sunday afternoon, April 26! Same location as previous years, but different date, day, and time. Watch for opportunities to volunteer and for registration links posted soon.

Our regular support meetings schedule has resumed. As always, check our Facebook page and website for changes or for inclement weather updates.

Our January Newsletter is available under the newsletters tab, or by clicking here.

We are in the process of forming committees to serve as part of our board and leadership team. More information on that and opportunities to get involved will be forthcoming.… Read the rest

December Events Update

We will NOT have our regularly scheduled support meetings for the month of December! Please see this list for December events. However, one-on-one support, person-to-person, texting, email, and Facebook is available at ANY time! Contact our office or see the list of peer support parents on page 2 of our November December 2014. Our regular support meeting schedule resumes in January 2015.

Dec 8: 28th Annual Bereaved Parents Memorial Tree Service, hosted by Sentara RMH, 7-9 p.m., on the first floor concourse. This service is open to anyone in the community who has lost a child in miscarriage, stillbirth or early infancy.… Read the rest

October News

Just a reminder that our “Remembering our Babies” walk in participation with National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day is Wednesday, Oct. 15th. Meet on the steps of the Rockingham County Courthouse in Harrisonburg between 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.. We will start the announcements and walk at 7.

Feel free to decorate small paper bags for luminaries and bring them with you. If you need sand or candles for your luminaries, we will have some on hand. We plan to place the luminaries on the steps of the courthouse before the walk.… Read the rest

Remembering our Babies Walk

In participation with National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day!

October 15, 2014

7 p.m.

Around Court Square in Harrisonburg
Meet on the steps of the Rockingham County Court House

Gather family and friends, church groups, and social groups for this casual awareness walk around Court Square to raise awareness for pregnancy and infant loss.

This event is free, but donations are appreciated!

Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness bracelets for sale at our office throughout October and at the event.

We invite you to create luminaries in memory of a baby or with the pregnancy and infant loss awareness ribbon.… Read the rest

May Newsletter Available Online

Our May 2014 Newsletter is now available online.

Along with our monthly remembrances, there are lot’s of IMO’s (In Memory Of) including the newsletter sponsorship this month. From Regina’s Desk includes an article of defining motherhood. This newsletter also includes information about upcoming events, and the executive director’s quarterly board report.

Again, click here for the May 2014 SRF newsletter.… Read the rest

Candlelight Ceremony December 8th

We will host our annual Candlelight Ceremony December 8th at 7 p.m. at Sunrise Church of the Brethren in Harrisonburg. This event is in coordination with The Compassionate Friends’ Worldwide Wave of Light. This is to remember and memorialize children of any age who have died and for grandparents, parents, siblings, family and friends. To submit a photo for the remembrance slideshow, email a JPEG photo to office@sadierosefoundation.org along with the name of the child you are remembering, their date of birth and date of death. We will also have a table for mementos.… Read the rest

Remembering Our Babies Walk Photos

Credit: James Chung/The Breeze
Credit: James Chung/The Breeze
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Credit: James Chung/”The Breeze”
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Credit: James Chung/The Breeze
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Credit: James Chung/The Breeze
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Credit: James Chung/The Breeze