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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We had a spook-tacular Fall Family Night on the evening of October 30th! WARM Place families were dressed for the occasion, and staff and volunteers joined in on the fun, too! This drive-thru event included five interactive stops: Boo Tic-Tac-Toe, Spider’s Web, Pumpkin Ring Toss, Touchdown Mania, and Ghost Tin Can Knock Down. Families were…

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After nearly six months of being unable to conduct groups due to the pandemic, we were excited to finally open our doors and conduct the Fall Young Adult group in-person!  This group met for six consecutive weeks in order to provide grief support to 18-25-year-olds who experienced the death of a loved one.  Our group…

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During difficult moments, whether brought on from daily stress, school, work, grief, or COVID-19; it can feel difficult to make time to bond and reconnect as a family. The following activities are outlets that you may choose to use as a family to create time to play together. Reminding yourself to enjoy the little moments…

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Grieving during the COVID-19 pandemic can be a challenging time for families. Coping with a death loss is difficult, but grief during this time can be especially hard and perhaps more intense. People have also been experiencing secondary losses including financial hardship, unemployment, loss of support systems, changes in lifestyle, changes to daily routines, and…

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We often talk about change and the difficulties we face in grief and loss. We try to make necessary adjustments, acclimate to our new circumstances, and cope with our loss. COVID-19 has brought about change that many of us have never faced. It has changed the way that we communicate, connect, learn, work, dine, shop,…

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Meet Scott Maywald. Scott attended The WARM Place from 2010 to 2013 with his 8-year-old daughter, Molly, after the death of her brother, Jacob, age 11, in July 2010. Jacob (nicknamed Jake) was autistic, and the family was a part of the autism community during his lifetime. One way they supported that community was by…

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There’s a new foundation in the Fort Worth area that has really made a splash in a big way! The TFG (Thrift for Good) Charitable Supply Foundation had planned to start granting funds in the fall of 2020, but when the pandemic hit, those plans changed. The TFG Board of Directors decided that area nonprofits…

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