HOPE IN ACTION BLOG

Saluting our volunteers

VOLUNTEERS are an integral part of the services Fox Valley Hands of Hope provides to the community – leading support groups and programs, providing comfort care services to clients and their families, serving as ambassadors throughout the Fox Valley, helping with fundraising, baking goodies for clients, and providing administrative and event support. FVHH salutes all […]

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Guiding Star helps adults grieving death of Mom or Dad

GUIDING STAR is a new program from Fox Valley Hands of Hope designed to support adults who have gone through the death of a parent or parental figure – their “Guiding Star.” We talked with Christy Pitol, FVHH’s Manager of Bereavement Services, on how the death of a parent affects us, whether we’re 30, 40 […]

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Weavers Circle becomes Starting SMAL*L – The back story

YEARS AGO, a core group of pioneering grievers at our organization started The Weaver’s Circle to offer connectedness for people, ages 50 and older, who had gone through spousal loss and were venturing forth in the unknown territory called “singlehood.” The “Weavers” wanted to establish bonds through recreational activities, and began meeting once a month […]

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It’s almost time for Grief Takes A Hike

Grief Takes A Hike (GTAH) is Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s annual program for grieving families – providing them with a camping weekend where they can learn about self-care and coping techniques together, while interacting with others who have experienced similar loss. At the same time, they can enjoy indoor and outdoor recreational activities – […]

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