The holiday season can create time for memories, laughs, and fun. However, while on a grief journey, it may feel like the holidays create added pressure, stress, and heightened emotions. During this winter holiday season, try these activities with your child to help process memories and honor your loved ones. All of these activities require…

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  As we gladly say goodbye to 2020, I find myself reflecting on the idea of loss. This word has a different meaning this year for so many of us.  The magnitude and degree of loss, and the grief that comes with it, vary from day to day. You might know a friend or a…

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2020 was not an easy year, especially for our WARM Place families. All of the changes to our daily lives that came with the COVID-19 pandemic were a lot to say the least. Can you imagine navigating grief on top of that? A lot of our families didn’t have to imagine it…they have been living…

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We hosted our last Drive-thru Family Night of the year on Friday, December 4th with a record number of 235 people in attendance! The evening included three different stops, where families were able to pick up some holiday goodies! The first stop had everything you needed to build a gingerbread house at home! This wouldn’t…

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The phrase “preparing for the holidays” can have a bittersweet connotation. Families may think of the joy this season brings such as decorating  for the holidays, gathering with others, and the sense of gratitude we often feel this time of year. Families may also think of the absence of a loved one, the stress of…

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Meet Toni – one of our loyal WARM Place volunteers! We are so lucky to have Toni as a group facilitator at The WARM Place for over 20 years! Toni has a passion for helping grieving children and her dedication to our mission shows. She knows how to put a smile on your face and…

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The act of gratitude involves being appreciative and thankful for things and experiences you’ve had. It is a quality we all possess, though it may sometimes be hard to show, especially when grief is clouding your mind. Grief is like a storm cloud in Texas; its intensity comes and goes; a continuous cycle filled with…

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With Thanksgiving approaching, we are reminded of all the special memories we have shared with our loved ones and long for ways to connect as a family. At the heart of Thanksgiving is gratitude, and although the holidays may look very different this year, it can be a time of reflection and hope. We can share…

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November is traditionally the month when we all take some time to reflect and give thanks, and The WARM Place has plenty to be grateful for, even in this unusual and challenging year. We are grateful for the generosity of hundreds of individuals, businesses, and organizations. We are inspired by our community’s commitment to ensure…

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