During difficult moments, whether brought on from daily stress, school, work, grief, or COVID-19; it can feel difficult to make time to bond and reconnect as a family. The following activities are outlets that you may choose to use as a family to create time to play together. Reminding yourself to enjoy the little moments…

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Grieving during the COVID-19 pandemic can be a challenging time for families. Coping with a death loss is difficult, but grief during this time can be especially hard and perhaps more intense. People have also been experiencing secondary losses including financial hardship, unemployment, loss of support systems, changes in lifestyle, changes to daily routines, and…

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We often talk about change and the difficulties we face in grief and loss. We try to make necessary adjustments, acclimate to our new circumstances, and cope with our loss. COVID-19 has brought about change that many of us have never faced. It has changed the way that we communicate, connect, learn, work, dine, shop,…

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Meet Scott Maywald. Scott attended The WARM Place from 2010 to 2013 with his 8-year-old daughter, Molly, after the death of her brother, Jacob, age 11, in July 2010. Jacob (nicknamed Jake) was autistic, and the family was a part of the autism community during his lifetime. One way they supported that community was by…

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There’s a new foundation in the Fort Worth area that has really made a splash in a big way! The TFG (Thrift for Good) Charitable Supply Foundation had planned to start granting funds in the fall of 2020, but when the pandemic hit, those plans changed. The TFG Board of Directors decided that area nonprofits…

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Does it feel like your life is turned upside down? In the blink of an eye our “normal” has changed. Navigating this year isn’t easy by any stretch. We hope you are settling into a new routine and a new school year, whatever that looks like for you. Our calm down activity cards will give…

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Since its inception in 2009, North Texas Giving Day has always been a really big deal for our entire North Texas community. Afterall, this day of giving is the largest community-wide giving event in the world! This day of giving has changed lives in the past, supported hundreds of thousands of individuals in our community,…

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2020 has certainly been a whirlwind adventure. COVID-19 has affected us all and changed what our day-to-day looks like for everyone. From strictly staying home, wearing masks, social distancing from family and friends, and even online school, we’ve had to adjust to changes fast! Back-to-school time also brings a mix of emotions for caregivers and…

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