Providing a healing environment through peer support for children, teens and their families grieving a death.

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Hearts of Hope Forest

Donate in April and plant a tree in remembrance.

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Hearts of Hope Lunch...

Hearts of Hope Luncheon

If you missed the luncheon, here’s a video to witness our amazing key note speaker, Kathryn Eckhoff Stuart, and Robby Hawley our teen speaker.



1st Annual Saginaw Hearts of Hope Luncheon November 2016     Thursday November 17th National Children’s Grief Awareness Day!! Wear Blue in support of Grieving Children!     SAVE THE DATE:  April 2017  3rd Annual Midland Hearts of Hope Luncheon   October 2017:  The Children’s Grief Center is hosting The Dougy Center’s own DONNA SCHUURMAN […]

Next Facilitator Training Series Jan. 28th & 2...

Next Facilitator Training Series Jan. 28th & 29th

Are you a good listener? Facilitators are needed to help in children’s peer support groups who have experienced a death.  Facilitator’s participate in the briefing and debriefing sessions and are required to attend 3 day training.  We ask that you make a 1 year commitment.  Groups are on the 1st and 3rd Monday or 2nd […]

Local Grief Support Gro...

Local Grief Support Groups

Midland Bereavement Support – Heartland Hospice The Eagle Ridge Church of God, 2808 Waldo Rd. Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday at 11AM. CONTACT:  Sue at Heartland 1-800-275-4517 Grief & Loss Adult Support Group (6 weeks) MidMichigan Homecare, 3007 N. Saginaw Rd. CONTACT:  MidMichigan VNA 1-800-999-3199 Grief Support (6 weeks biannually) Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1310 […]



We are looking for SEWERS!!!  We need volunteers to make Memory pillows for all of our participants out of clothing from their loved ones who have died.  Can you help??? Please contact us 🙂

Children’s Grief Center Update – December 15, 2...


Creative Play THANK YOU to everyone who attended and also donated at our Open House on November 20th.   We appreciate all of your support and participation! Our Peer Support Grief groups are moving right along.  We have 2 separate groups for now, elementary and teen, we are growing weekly.  We are getting positive feedback […]