Board Member Spotlight: Justin Lauderdale

Meet Justin Lauderdale – one of our dedicated board members! Justin joined The WARM Place Board of Directors in October 2020. Members of the board serve an essential role in the ability of The WARM Place to fulfill its mission. Justin is an avid volunteer in the community, having served on various community boards, but…

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Play-Doh Grief Monster

Many feelings arise during grief, and these emotions are a true expression of where you are in your grief journey. It is important to recognize and learn from those feelings. The first step in dealing with them is to acknowledge and name them. Exploring your feelings allows you to learn healthy ways to express them.…

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Honoring Dad this Father’s Day

Though significant dates hold a special place in our memories and hearts, there is added pressure with how to celebrate on these specific dates. When grieving, it may be hard to determine how to celebrate, or even if you feel ready to celebrate. With Father’s Day approaching, this could elicit many feelings. Even if you…

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Twenty-Three Years In the Making

September 1998 was the year my world would change. My dad died of a heart attack. My sister and I had experienced the death of a loved one before, but none like this. The WARM Place was introduced to us from my school counselor at the time, and we had no idea of how impactful…

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The WARM Place Classic – A Tee-rific Time!

On Friday, May 14th, The WARM Place held its first golf tournament – The WARM Place Classic, Fore the Children! The afternoon scramble was held at the beautiful Texas Rangers Golf Club course, the only Major League baseball-branded golf course in the world! Players enjoyed lunch, the driving range, and a putting contest before play.…

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Donor Spotlight: Meet Dr. Richard Herrscher

We’d like to introduce you to one of our newest WARM Place supporters, Dr. Richard Herrscher! But really his connection to The WARM Place started years ago when his daughter, Alexis, started volunteering as a group facilitator. She was attending TCU, working towards a psychology degree with a focus on child development. While facilitating children’s…

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Grieving Through Transitions and Milestones

Over the course of this last year, milestones were uniquely celebrated. Many gatherings were held virtually or in a drive-thru format. (Even The WARM Place hosted Drive-thru Family Nights!) Some households were forced to isolate from others for periods of time, and events were rescheduled. Though our world has had to be inventive with ways…

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Memories With Mom

“To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.” Mother’s Day is a special day to honor and celebrate the mothers and mother figures that have made an impact in your life. Honoring and celebrating your loved ones after a death can bring a flood of different emotions. The…

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A Day of Camping with WARM Place Families and Volunteers!

We had so much fun hosting our first in-person event of the year at Camp Carter! WARM Place families and volunteers were invited to join us on Saturday, April 17th, for a fun day of camp activities. This is also the first time we have ever combined a Family Day and our annual Volunteer Appreciation…

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