Here are links to the January 2018 and the February 2018 newsletters. (Or click on our “Newsletters” tab to read current and archived newsletters.) My apologies for not posting the January newsletter online!
Have you ever had someone tell you you need to “move on” or “get over it” in regards to the death of your child? What about that person who diminishes your own grief by being completely self-absorbed and always tells you stories of people who’ve had it “worse?” Continuing the “Honoring Grief” series, in January we meet “Move-on Marvin” and in February we meet “I’ll-Raise-You Ronnie.”
We also had a beautiful contribution by Gary Firebaugh, father of Ricky Firebaugh, on page 3 of our February newsletter.… Read the rest
Meet “Heavenly Hazel” in this second installment of “Honoring Grief.” Click here for our December 2017 newsletter or visit our “Newsletters” page.… Read the rest
The Sadie Rose Foundation is hosting their 10th annual Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony, Sunday, Dec. 10, at Dayton Church of the Brethren 202 Main Street Dayton at 7 pm.
This ceremony is in conjunction with The Compassionate Friends worldwide candle-lighting to remember children of any age; adult, youth, child, baby, that have died. Guests are invited to bring mementos for the Remembrance Table and refreshments to share following the service.
We will have a slideshow presentation with photos /names/dates of the children we are remembering together. To submit your child’s photo, name, and date, please send a jpeg file to firstname.lastname@example.org.… Read the rest
Check out our November 2017 and October 2017 newsletters here.
PLEASE JOIN US SUNDAY, November 12, from 11 am – 2 pm for an all-you-can-eat spaghetti lunch and vendor and craft fair at the Weyers Cave Community Center. Free-will donation for the spaghetti lunch!… Read the rest
Dayton Autumn Celebration, October and Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness events, Annual Spaghetti Lunch and Fall Bazaar, and Annual Candlelight Ceremony details can all be found in our September 2017 newsletter, posted here. We’ve also updated the newsletter page on our website to reflect our July and August newsletters as well.… Read the rest
Read Regina’s board report and meet a new member of the Harlow/Sadie Rose family in our May newsletter. You will also find information about our annual June picnic, support for those suffering with loss by suicide, and our support meeting schedule. Click here to read our May newsletter or read our current and archived newsletters on our “Newsletter” page.
Thanks for all your support!… Read the rest
We are looking forward to our grief retreat this Saturday. Although registration is closed, if you planned to attend and didn’t get registered in time, please contact Regina at 540-810-0307 and we should be able to include you.
We have also opened registration for our annual 5K scheduled for May 7. If you haven’t already done so, please create your fundraising page here and share with family and friends to being raising funds. Our goal this year is $15,000 and the fundraising pages are a huge part of that.
We’ve also posted our March 2017 newsletter here that includes a beautiful guest post by Kate Sloop Kelty.… Read the rest
Check out details of our annual picnic as well as team names, children walk in memory of, and sponsors in our June 2016 newsletter.
THANK YOU to everyone who sponsored, walked, ran, volunteered, or helped in any way! We raised about $11,000 from this event! That money will go toward our general operating budget so that we can continue to be a resource of support for local people grieving the death of a child.
See pictures from Robin Skievaski Photography here. You can even order prints of your favorite photos.… Read the rest
Here is the March 2016 newsletter, or you can view it by clicking on our newsletter link.
We do have additional 5K updates! Mark your calendars for May 22. We are working on getting the registration link live, but in the meantime, here are some NEW details.
This year we are staging the event at The College Street Pavilion 360 College Street Dayton, Va 22821.
Free parking will still be available in the Wilbur Pence Middle School parking lot.
We are adding “Fun Day” to the event because we are planning children’s activities and raffle items.… Read the rest
Miss our monthly newsletters? Read here, February 2016.… Read the rest