A Camping We Will Go!

Scent can bring us back to a specific place and time in the blink of an eye. For a handful of our WARM Place families, the smell of cedar trees and camp fire brings back memories of our first annual Camp Remember Me, which took place almost one year ago. This family camp offers opportunities…

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YOU make the difference on September 19th!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, it’s not quite holiday season…it’s time for North Texas Giving Day! You’ve probably seen and heard plenty of publicity by now for good reason—North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation! And did you know Dirk and Jessica Nowitzki are the…

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Celebrating 30 Years with WARM Place Friends

On Saturday, August 24th we celebrated The WARM Place’s 30th anniversary with a big Birthday Bash in the backyard! Both old and new friends of The WARM Place came to celebrate. The party got started at 10:00 am with plenty of activities. The yard was filled with games, face painting, hair painting, and balloon animals.…

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The Power of Sharing – National Grief Awareness Day

On this National Grief Awareness Day, we are reminded that we rarely know the struggles of those we encounter throughout our day. We don’t know what challenges their stories hold. Here at The WARM Place, we believe that telling your story is an important step toward healing on your grief journey. For children or adults,…

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As a Nation Mourns Through Tragedy, How Do We Connect With Our Children?

Sometimes there are things that happen in this world that affect us more personally that we could have ever imagined. National tragedies such as mass shootings leave families altered, broken, and changed that can leave us feeling unsafe. These events can even impact our own grief journeys with additional feelings to process. Some may question:…

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From WARM Place Volunteer to Executive Director

I want people to know that we are here for all the children and their families who are grieving a death loss, and we will continue to be here to provide support during the hardest times of their lives.”   Shelley Spikes started volunteering as a WARM Place facilitator in 2010. Nine years later she…

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How Was Your First Day of School?

Many families approach back-to-school time with excitement and enthusiasm, as it is an opportunity for a fresh start and a chance to accomplish your goals. Others are filled with anxiety and dread.  Either way, children and teens often look to their families for support, direction, and comfort.  The end of summer is fast approaching, and…

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What Does it Mean to be a WARM Place Group Facilitator?

The WARM Place is now accepting volunteer applications for our upcoming facilitator training in September. The WARM Place relies on around 200 volunteers to run our evening programs each week, and we love that each of them have chosen to be a part of our WARM Place family! Have you ever considered becoming a WARM…

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Join us for a 30th Anniversary Edition of A Cool Night!

This year, we celebrate 30 years of grief support services at The WARM Place! That means “A Cool Night by Candlelight” will be a one-of-a-kind, milestone event that you won’t want to miss! We hope you can join us on October 5th for an elegant evening of fine cuisine, live entertainment, an anniversary toast, and much…

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NAGC 2019 – Inspiration. Collaboration. Dedication.

The National Alliance for Grieving Children’s (NAGC) 23rd Annual Symposium on Children’s Grief was held June 20-22 in beautiful Salt Lake City, Utah. WARM Place staff members had the honor of attending this inspiring event and learned from incredible professionals on providing support for bereaved children and families. The symposium allows professionals, educators, and volunteers…

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