Will You Remember Them?

Did you know we have a dedicated group of people in our community who have committed to supporting the children at The WARM Place each and every month? They are part of our “Remember Me Giving Program”— a monthly donor community committed to the children of The WARM Place. These loyal supporters let grieving children…

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The Science of Grief

By: Madison Krell, WARM Place Events & PR Intern. On Friday, June 7th, The WARM Place was filled with scientists of all ages during our second-ever Nerd Night! From exploding soda geysers, to concocting gooey slime creations, to setting off lemon volcanoes- every station had an awesome science experiment for everyone to enjoy. Upon arrival,…

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The Ritual of Rememberance

Did you know that engaging in rituals of remembrance can be therapeutic? Behavioral rituals can help further our healing by allowing us to express grief through our actions. Of course, there are many cultural rituals and religious customs we perform during the mourning period just after a death. We remember our loved ones with visitations,…

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Volunteer Spotlight – Jo Connelly

Did you know that it requires 20 volunteers to run a successful evening of support groups at The WARM Place? That’s a lot of committed volunteers! We have two different types of volunteers that make our grief support program possible: Houseparents and Group Facilitators. Houseparents are responsible for greeting families upon arrival and assisting with…

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WARM Place Children Share Their Musical Talent!

On Friday, April 26th, The WARM Place backyard was filled with a variety of musical medleys as we hosted our second Creating Family Harmony Night. If you didn’t already know from last year’s event, WARM Place children have a lot of musical talent to share! Upon arrival, families sat down together to enjoy a delicious…

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The Impact of Mother’s Day on Grieving Hearts

Mother’s Day is a special day to recognize the hardworking mother figures who help provide comfort and support in the lives and homes of families. When a death of a family member occurs, it changes the dynamics of a household, and the family may struggle to create a “new normal” in their daily lives. With…

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Pre-K Children Express Grief Through Art

We recently finished up another spring Pre-K group at The WARM Place! In addition to our evening groups, The WARM Place provides an outlet for our youngest grievers twice a year, during the spring and fall. These 10-week sessions are specifically designed for children ages 3 ½ -5 years old that are grieving the death…

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Mahalo to our Volunteers!

On Saturday, April 6th, we hosted a Volunteer Appreciation Luau at The WARM Place in honor of our amazing volunteers. April is Volunteer Appreciation Month, and our luau was the perfect way to kick off a month full of saying ‘mahalo’! The rain didn’t put a damper on our island oasis, as trained hula dancers…

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Does Grief Get Easier as We Age from Childhood?

Did you know that in addition to the eight evening support groups The WARM Place offers for Kindergarten through 12th grade children, we also offer a unique group aimed for ages 19-25 years old who are grieving the death of a loved one?  This special program for young adults meets three times a year in…

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