We don’t often ask for donations on this, our TCF/USA page, but we’re going to ask now. A matching grant of $19,000 has been offered us by a group of TCF supporters from across the country in support of the 2013 national conference and the friendship, understanding, and hope that goes with it. This means Read more
A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son’s account has been pushing for years for something that would prevent others from losing photos, messages and other memories — as she did. “Everybody’s going to face this kind of a situation at some point in their lives,” says Karen Williams, Read more
Some people hang photos, while others might keep a piece of furniture they inherited — whether it’s a chair that their mom sat in every day, or a treasured antique. What it is will uniquely depend on who they were and, along with your own things, it will become part of the story of your Read more
What happens to your photos and email when you die? Last week, Google allowed users to choose what happens to their data after an extended period of inactivity. Set it for anywhere from three to 12 months, and Google will delete your data or pass it on to one or several “Inactive Account http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/google-lets-you-name-digital-heirs-to-your-accounts-design-news-041513-187871
Spring, joyous for most, can be a particularly difficult time of year for those of us who must cope with life’s most painful loss. The season is a perfect time to get together with the friends we have made who share our thoughts and feelings. Our Spring Dinner is always a wonderful time to catch Read more
The NYC Chapter meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm * Doors open at 6:30 pm. The meeting takes place at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, 55th Street at Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10001, lower level. Entrance on side of building. Please check at front Read more
The Compassionate Friends Webinar Series continues with “Moving Beyond Miscarriage, Stillbirth, and Early Infant Loss” Thursday, April 18, 2013 at 8 p.m. EST (5 p.m. PST). Our guest will be Barbara Guillory, COO and Co-Director of Miscarriage Matters. Register for the webinar through the link at http://www.compassionatefriends.org/News_Events/Special-Events/Webinars.aspx .
Our new location is Presbyterian Church, located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 55th Street. The first meeting in the new location will be our first meeting in April, on the 9th. The meeting will start promptly at 7:00 pm and ends at 8:45.
January 23, 2013 — Now Childless – This webinar deals with the unique questions lurking beneath the grief that makes sudden childlessness such a heavy, unwieldy burden. Though grief is equally painful to those with surviving children, there are issues that must be dealt with by now childless parents that are unique to their new Read more
We are stunned. We are outraged. As a nation, we are questioning laws on gun control, questioning how such a thing can happen. These are all appropriate responses to the tragedy in Newtown, Conn. But there is a repercussion to all this that will continue long after laws are changed and life, unbelievably, gets back Read more