Grief Support

As we have been touched by the sudden loss of a child, we want to provide support and comfort to those bereaved families who have experienced a similar loss. We provide both financial support and direct programs for grief support, including our intensive grief retreats.

Meadowlark Retreats

Since 2010 the Foundation has hosted Meadowlark Retreats—grief support weekend retreats for mothers and fathers who have suffered the sudden loss of a child. The retreats honor and comfort participants as they learn to cope with their loss, providing much-needed support, compassion and shared wisdom. Learn more >

Trevor Perry Sponsorship

The Trevor Wade Perry Sponsorship to Camp Erin was started by his family in 2009 to honor his memory. Trevor was a compassionate young man with a great sense of humor who always had time to listen to others. Trevor realized laughter was medicine for the soul. Despite his youth he had wisdom beyond his years. Learn more >


You will be just surrounded by love and by grace and by words of assistance and wisdom by fellow moms and the facilitators. It was really invaluable for me. I felt like I was in a cocoon of warmth and acceptance.
–Meadowlark Retreat Mother
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Centre for Living with Dying – Bill Wilson Center

The Centre for Living with Dying provides emotional support for children, adolescents, and adults who are dealing with grief and loss.
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About Grieving

Losing someone or something you love is very painful. After a significant loss, you may experience all kinds of difficult and surprising emotions, such as shock, anger, and guilt. Sometimes it may feel like the sadness will never let up. While these feelings can be frightening and overwhelming, they are normal reactions to loss.Learn more >