WARM Place Families Go Wild

Our WARM Place families and staff had a blast at the June Family Day at the Fort Worth Zoo!  We had over 200 people join us for a delicious continental breakfast first thing in the morning before heading out to explore the may attractions at the Fort Worth Zoo!           It…

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What If I Told You Father’s Day was born from Grief?

The first recorded observation of Father’s Day in the U.S. was much different from today’s modern holiday of TV ads, Dads with Donuts, phone calls, barbecues, sending cards and purchasing gifts and cool gadgets. The first observation was meant to be a special day of remembrance primarily accompanied by sadness and grief. It was an…

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Imaginative Giving….

  Have you gazed at cloud formations and used your imagination to visualize objects?  Maybe you’ve seen galloping horses, flying fish, or smiling puppy dogs. Summer is the perfect time to reflect on your ingenuity and think outside of the box!  At The WARM Place there are many creative ways to give and support our program…

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Meet Miya

Meet Miya! She is a junior undergraduate at Loyola University New Orleans majoring in Mass Communication, and now our Public Relations and Events intern. Hi! I’m thrilled to be interning with The WARM Place this summer! It’s nice to be home and for me to be able to come back and work with The WARM Place…

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The 2017 Grief Symposium is coming!

Mark your summer schedule now to attend our 2017 Grief Symposium for School Counselors, Teachers and Administrators. One of the most frequent calls we receive at The WARM Place is from caring counselors and teachers asking how they can help a grieving student at their school. According to the New York Life Foundation, 7 out…

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Sharing One Mother’s Words to her Grieving Children

Mother’s Day typically involves happy celebrations, brunch gatherings, and beautiful flower deliveries. But for many children and adults who are grieving the death of their mother, it can bring a sense of isolation as they cope privately with their grief. Grieving children and adults yearn to see and hear from their mother once more. Many…

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In the line of duty…

On Monday, February 15, 1999, two Fort Worth Firefighters gave their lives in the line of duty while fighting a church fire in Lake Worth. Phillip Wayne Dean, who was 29 when he died, was a soft-spoken, hard-working young man dedicated to his career and his family. He and his wife, Renea, were expecting their…

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Grief is Beyond Sadness, Grief is Physical

When their loved one dies, a child’s world changes into an unfamiliar place. Routine tasks become exhausting. The simplest task may seem daunting. They may have unexplained stomach aches and headaches. They may have angry outbursts or intense panic attacks. All of these reactions can lead a child to think they are simply going crazy.…

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Art Therapy for Grieving Young Adults

Sometimes words are not adequate to express all that we are feeling. This is especially true in grief. When words won’t suffice, creative and expressive arts help us to expand our vocabulary and gain insight into our own inner world. Here at The WARM Place, we strive to provide various ways for grieving young adults…

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The WARM Place donor – inspiration, one heart at a time…

We are so honored to have generous donors with remarkable dedication, warmth and genuine caring for the children in our Grief Support program!  It is because of these donors that we are able to continue to offer our services at no cost to the families that attend our program.   The donor spotlight today shines on…

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