8th Annual Candlelight Ceremony Dec 13, 2015

Join us as we participate in The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony to honor the memory of our children, Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 7 pm. Plan to gather by 6:30 at River Oaks Church in Harrisonburg (behind the old Shoneys.) Please feel free to bring pictures or mementos of your child/children to place on the remembrance table. We also encourage you to bring family and friends to celebrate your child with you and a snack to share following the ceremony.
Our service will consist of several readings, a song written and performed by Jessie Trainum, and a bereaved sibling dance choreographed and performed by Alaina Erbaugh and Taryn Zander.… Read the rest

October Newsletter and Bazaar Flier

Our October 2015 Newsletter is filled with information about upcoming events, a heartfelt thank you note, and opportunities for you to weigh in on coping with grief during the holidays and how to deal with guilt as bereaved parents and siblings. We look forward to receiving your responses! Click here to read our October 2015 newsletter or visit our newsletter page.

A reminder that the Dayton Autumn Celebration was postponed until this Saturday so we are baking Thursday morning (Oct 8) during coffee time. You are also welcome to bring already baked items to contribute!… Read the rest

Important Announcement and May Newsletter

!Special Notice!

In place of our May 11 support meeting, we invite you to join us at the Dayton Town Council Meeting for a rezoning request. The council will vote on whether or not to rezone the house located at 195 Main Street Dayton specifically for use by the Sadie Rose Foundation. This incredible           opportunity is being offered to us for the same monthly rent we currently pay for two rooms at 206 Main Street. Wear your 5K shirts if you have one. Your support just by showing up means so much!… Read the rest

New SRF article in Messenger Magazine!

Special thanks to Karen Doss Bowman and Messenger Magazine for a beautiful tribute to The Sadie Rose Foundation. Read a PDF version of the article here. Messenger is the official magazine of the Church of the Brethren denomination. For more information about the magazine, or the Church of the Brethren, visit www.brethren.org.

I also want to add, there would never be an article like this without the many who make this possible! A special shout-out to our incredible donors and volunteers! YOU are what empowers the US! Thank you!… Read the rest

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

Holiday Shopping Bazaar Fundraiser

Join us Nov 22, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Dayton Church of the Brethren, 202 Main Street Dayton, VA, for a Holiday Shopping Bazaar with multiple vendors and local crafters, homemade baked goods sale, homemade doughnuts, breakfast sandwiches, and soups and sandwiches for lunch. This event benefits the ongoing outreach programs of The Sadie Rose Foundation. Click the following link for a PDF flier of the event. Feel free to print and share!

flier holiday shopping bazaar 2014 (1)Read the rest