2020 was not an easy year, especially for our WARM Place families. All of the changes to our daily lives that came with the COVID-19 pandemic were a lot to say the least. Can you imagine navigating grief on top of that? A lot of our families didn’t have to imagine it…they have been living…

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We hosted our last Drive-thru Family Night of the year on Friday, December 4th with a record number of 235 people in attendance! The evening included three different stops, where families were able to pick up some holiday goodies! The first stop had everything you needed to build a gingerbread house at home! This wouldn’t…

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Meet Toni – one of our loyal WARM Place volunteers! We are so lucky to have Toni as a group facilitator at The WARM Place for over 20 years! Toni has a passion for helping grieving children and her dedication to our mission shows. She knows how to put a smile on your face and…

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We had a spook-tacular Fall Family Night on the evening of October 30th! WARM Place families were dressed for the occasion, and staff and volunteers joined in on the fun, too! This drive-thru event included five interactive stops: Boo Tic-Tac-Toe, Spider’s Web, Pumpkin Ring Toss, Touchdown Mania, and Ghost Tin Can Knock Down. Families were…

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We are excited to announce that Alicia Franklin has joined The WARM Place staff as our newest Group Director for Wednesday evenings! Alicia is a Licensed Masters Social Worker with a background in children and families, grief, education, and trauma. Alicia comes from Fort Worth Independent School District, where she served children and families with…

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Friday, January 31st, was filled with laughter and shouts of “BUNCO!” at The WARM Place. Our January Family Night theme, Bunco and Breakfast, was a big hit! The night started with dinner, generously provided by Waffle House, where families enjoyed fresh waffles and sausage right off the griddle! Then at 6:45pm, we started the game…

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MaryBeth Koenes and her two children, Beckam and MaryBella (ages 5 and 7 at the time) started attending grief support groups at The WARM Place in February 2017. It was six months after the death of their father, Tyrel who completed suicide. MaryBeth turned to The WARM Place for guidance in the wake of grief…

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