Programs

History of Herbie’s — February E-News 2019

History of Herbie’s   Fox Valley Hands of Hope has developed programs based on the needs of our clients and communities in which we serve. FVHH prides itself on the ability to serve individuals from all walks of life and bring them together through bereavement support groups. We have successfully created a few ‘pillar’ programs, […]

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Hope for the Holidays — December E-News 2018

Hope for the Holidays   During a time of year when most are checking off lists, decorating and preparing for family gatherings, grievers are struggling through this holiday season. Fox Valley Hands of Hope staff and volunteers are dedicated to support and comfort the adults, children and families we serve all year long through special […]

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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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