Taking Time for Self-Care

We often hear how important it is to take care of ourselves, especially after the death of a loved one. It may even feel that everyone you encounter continues to remind you to just breathe, get some rest, lay off the caffeine, or gives you their best self-care tip. The truth is we don’t always…

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Springing into Action with New Volunteers

The WARM Place Spring Facilitator Training has just come to an end, and we were lucky to welcome 20 new volunteers into our WARM Place family! We are fortunate to have volunteers from all walks of life come together with a common purpose – to help grieving families. Each of our volunteers brings their own…

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R2RT 2019 Highlights

On March 2nd, we held our 3rd annual Race 2 Remember Them, benefiting children and families attending The WARM Place. The race was held at Acme Brick Co. along the beautiful Trinity Trails, where racers signed up to take on the 1 Mile, 5K, or 10K. We are excited to announce that with the help…

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When Valentine’s Day is not all “Hearts & Chocolate”

It is hard to avoid the fact that Valentine’s Day is here. You’ve been seeing heart shaped boxes and commercials for jewelry now for weeks. But as with many holidays and special moments throughout the year, grief can color these once-joyful traditions. If you are struggling with how to celebrate the holiday this year, here…

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How to Make Resolutions When You’re Grieving

The start of a new year signifies the beginning of goal setting and how to achieve “the new you.” For the grieving heart, setting goals and meeting those New Year’s resolutions may seem discouraging or nearly impossible. Even day-to-day tasks may seem even more daunting when grieving. Some people have to set many goals to…

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WARM-est Wishes this Holiday Season!

  This time of year, with all of the holiday cheer, many wishes are made. But WARM Place wishes are special… I wish to be happy this year. I wish to spend more time with my family. I wish to celebrate the life of my loved one. With your help, the wishes of grieving children…

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Volunteer Your Heart and Time in 2019

Looking for a way to give back in 2019? Do you have a heart for helping children and their families in our community? Look no further! The WARM Place is looking for people just like you to help facilitate our grief support groups for children and their families who have experienced the loss of a…

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Honoring Your Loved Ones This Holiday Season

During the holiday season, many of us experience new emotions of grief as we remember our loved ones. Memories of holidays past and wishes for what could have been, make it difficult to feel the “holiday spirit” that the world around us tells us to have. We have written many posts about these emotions here…

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PreK and Young Adults – Spring 2019

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 to join at no…

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