Break out Your Boots! A Cool Night in the Country

Break out your boots and mosey on over for a night of two-stepping under the stars, all benefiting children and families at The WARM Place! Guests will enjoy southern style cuisine, whiskey tasting, a live and silent auction, and so much more! Live entertainment will be provided by Raised Right Men! You do not want to miss…

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That Time of Year Again

A time most parents get excited about and most children cringe — back-to-school marks the end of relaxed schedules, sleeping in, and summer vacations. Preparing for going back to school is a whirlwind of activity. Everyone is examining their checklist: New clothes Backpack School supplies Lunchbox Carpool/bus schedule Back-to-school for a grieving child is more…

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PreK and Young Adults – Fall 2018

Pre-K Program Every fall and spring we welcome a new group of 31/2 to 5-year-olds into our PreK Group. This group meets for 10 weeks on Wednesdays from 12-1:00 pm to play, make crafts, talk about  their grief and memories of loved ones. Preschoolers who have experienced the death of a loved one are welcome…

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Make a Big Impact – It’s Easy as 1,2,3…

Today, everyone in our society is busier than ever and fulfilling our passions to help others can sometimes become difficult. Fortunately, there are several, impactful ways to give that provide ease-of-use, transparency, and dependability – making it simpler for supporters of The WARM Place to give. Read below to learn how a social media platform,…

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Fall Facilitator Training Begins in September

The WARM Place’s grief support program has been available to families since 1989. One of the reasons we have been able to provide our services at no cost is because our groups are primarily facilitated by volunteers. These wonderful volunteers dedicate their time, energy, and hearts to the children who attend The WARM Place. Volunteer…

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A Community of Support – NAGC Symposium 2018

Several WARM Place staff members recently had the opportunity to attend the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) Symposium, which was held in San Antonio, Texas, during the last week of June. The symposium is held every year to allow children’s grief agencies to come together and exchange knowledge, ideas and best practices for providing…

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Saddle On Up! – A Cool Night in the Country

The WARM Place’s biggest annual event is just over three months away!  That’s right, “A Cool Night in the Country” is on Saturday, October 6th! The staff and event committee are having so much fun planning all the details for the big event at River Crest Country Club!  We can’t reveal all the fun surprises,…

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Oh How Sweet the Sound!

WARM Place families created sweet musical harmony together at our June Family Night! Just as we do on our group nights at The WARM Place, families were invited to sit down for a meal together. BJ’s Brewhouse and Grill generously provided dinner, which included pizza and salad, and dessert consisted of delicious cookies from Panera…

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8 Tips for Surviving Summer

The idea of summer usually brings pictures of sunshine, vacations, and fun, but for those who are grieving, summer can feel different and even depressing. Many families have shared with us here at The WARM Place that summer seems to intensify their grief. The activities they used to look forward to now have an element…

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Pay Tribute This Father’s Day

It is hard to escape holidays in America, almost impossible really, and Father’s Day is no exception. We see the big Father’s Day signs over the greeting card section in the store, the tv commercials of fathers and children playing in the summer sun, and every subject line in our inbox seems to scream “GREAT GIFTS FOR DAD!” If…

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