Grieving Through Transitions and Milestones

Over the course of this last year, milestones were uniquely celebrated. Many gatherings were held virtually or in a drive-thru format. (Even The WARM Place hosted Drive-thru Family Nights!) Some households were forced to isolate from others for periods of time, and events were rescheduled. Though our world has had to be inventive with ways…

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Memories With Mom

“To the world you are a mother, but to your family you are the world.” Mother’s Day is a special day to honor and celebrate the mothers and mother figures that have made an impact in your life. Honoring and celebrating your loved ones after a death can bring a flood of different emotions. The…

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A Day of Camping with WARM Place Families and Volunteers!

We had so much fun hosting our first in-person event of the year at Camp Carter! WARM Place families and volunteers were invited to join us on Saturday, April 17th, for a fun day of camp activities. This is also the first time we have ever combined a Family Day and our annual Volunteer Appreciation…

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Meet The Williams – Our Classic Committee Chairs!

Meet Alyson and Chance Williams – our WARM Place Classic Event Chairs! We talked with the Williams about their personal connection to The WARM Place and why they are excited for this brand new WARM Place event. We are so grateful for their leadership on the Classic committee and their love for The WARM Place…

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A Note from Shelley: New Season of Hope and Healing

Spring is here, and The WARM Place is blooming with excitement and changes! Since this time last year, we have been constantly growing, changing, and learning to find creative ways to meet the needs of grieving families in our community within the parameters we’ve been given. The safety of our families, volunteers, and staff has…

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Using Strength as Your Shield

Grief isn’t something you just “get over”. It is learning strength and bravery in a new way. In difficult times we rely on our strengths to protect us and help us maneuver the rough parts in our lives. When we are feeling extremely sad, angry, fearful, or just plain overwhelmed, it is easy to lose…

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Stepping into Spring

With spring’s arrival, flowers begin to bloom, weather becomes warmer, and winter fades away. Spring is often seen as a new beginning and a time to remove the old and make room for what is new. That can sometimes be difficult for a grieving family. It’s important with grief to continue to keep your loved…

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Four Activities to Help Process Grief and Memories

Preserving and discussing memories about your loved one may feel like a difficult task based on how you grieve, how your child grieves, and how you grieve together as a family. The following activities ignite discussion and reflection about beloved qualities missed in our loved ones. Spend some time as a family or individually reflecting on your…

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