What's Happening?

Bogner Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services is pleased to offer a wide variety of both on-going and seasonal events. We invite you to return often to see what’s coming up on our calendar.

April Events

  • Adult Grief Support-All Loss Types (Wednesday Evening Group)
    Wednesday, April 19, 2017 : 6:00 PM to Wednesday, June 07, 2017 : 8:00 PM

    Wednesday Evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration is required and a mandatory intake meeting must be completed two weeks prior to group beginning.
    This group is for adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Depending on the size of the group, groups may break down further into Loss of a Spouse, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Parent, and All Grief Losses.
    Open to all, regardless of ethnic, cultural and faith backgrounds. Led by professionally trained and experienced facilitators. A choice of either Wednesday or Friday sessions are offered for your schedule. Session is ten weeks in length and each meeting is 2 hours. Provided at no charge to you, and includes a light dinner (Wednesday) or a light snack (Friday).
    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524-HOPE(4673)
    Winter Session: January 18-March 22, 2017
    Spring Session: April 5-June 7, 2017
    Summer Session: June 21-August 23, 2017
    Fall Session: September 6-November 15, 2017

  • Lost A Loved One To Accidental Overdose
    Thursday, April 20, 2017 : 6:00 PM to Thursday, June 08, 2017 : 8:00 PM

    Thursday Evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.. Registration is required and a mandatory intake meeting must be completed two weeks prior to group beginning.
    Over the past year, Cornerstone of Hope has recognized a great need for a support group for families that have lost a loved one to accidental overdose. This unique loss can leave families with many unanswered questions along with a myriad of difficult emotions. This group hopes to bring people together who have experienced similar losses, offer some education about the addiction process, offer support for the numerous emotional reactions to this particular loss, and provide some helpful insight into moving forward with hope.
    We provide the opportunity for you to join an inclusive group of individuals, who share common experiences.
    Open to all, regardless of ethnic, cultural and faith backgrounds. Led by professionally trained and experienced facilitators. Session is ten weeks in length and each meeting is 2 hours. Provided at no charge to you, and includes a light dinner.
    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524-HOPE(4673)
    www.cornerstoneofhope.org
    Winter Session: January 19-March 23, 2017
    Spring Session: April 6-June 8, 2017
    Summer Session: June 22-August 24, 2017
    Fall Session: September 7-November 16, 2017

  • Lost A Loved One To Murder
    Thursday, April 20, 2017 : 6:00 PM to Thursday, June 08, 2017 : 8:00 PM

    Thursday Evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Registration is required and a mandatory intake meeting must be completed two weeks prior to group beginning.
    When a person has lost a loved one to murder, their grief can be complicated. With this in mind, Cornerstone of Hope is offering a group specifically for those dealing with this tragedy. General bereavement issues will be addressed but with particular attention given to the specific needs that arise after a traumatic death.
    Open to all, regardless of ethnic, cultural and faith backgrounds. The opportunity for you to join an inclusive group of individuals, who share common experiences.
    Led by professionally trained and experienced facilitators. Session is ten weeks in length and each meeting is 2 hours. Provided at no charge to you, and includes a light dinner.
    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524-HOPE(4673)
    www.cornerstoneofhope.org
    Winter Session: January 19-March 23, 2017
    Spring Session: April 6-June 8, 2017
    Summer Session: June 22-August 24, 2017
    Fall Session: September 7-November 16, 2017

  • Lost A Loved One To Suicide
    Thursday, April 20, 2017 : 6:00 PM to Thursday, June 08, 2017 : 8:00 PM

    Thursdsay Evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    Registration is required and a mandatory intake meeting must be completed two weeks prior to group beginning.
    When a person has lost a loved one to suicide, their grief can be complicated. With this in mind, Cornerstone of Hope is offering a group specifically for these survivors. General bereavement issues will be addressed but with particular attention given to the specific needs that arise due to loss from suicide.
    Open to all, regardless of ethnic, cultural and faith backgrounds. Led by professionally trained and experienced facilitators. Session is ten weeks in length and each meeting is 2 hours. Provided at no charge to you, and includes a light dinner.
    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524-HOPE(4673)
    www.cornerstoneofhope.org
    Winter Session: January 19-March 23, 2017
    Spring Session: April 6-June 8, 2017
    Summer Session: June 22-August 24, 2017
    Winter Session: September 7-November 16, 2017

  • Bible Study
    Friday, April 21, 2017 : 10:00 AM to Friday, June 09, 2017 : 10:00 AM

    Healing Heart Bible Study & Hope's Journey Bible Study
    Friday Mornings; April 7, 2017-June 9, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Bible Study will help you explore God's Word in light of grief and the spiritual issues that accompany it. It is a safe place to share your beliefs, and will help you build your relationship with God while building friendships. **You must have previously completed a Cornerstone of Hope Support Group in order to enroll in this group.
    Healing Heart Bible Study
    Cornerstone's Healing Heart Bible Study offers topical Bible study covering key elements of the grieving process. Studying the Bible can help in understanding God's role and power in our healing.
    Hope's Journey Bible Study
    This group is for people who have completed Healing Heart Bible Study. God's Word provides hope to continue on the journey. Hope's Journey Bible Study focuses on one book of the Bible through the lenses of the grief journey and hope's promise of healing.
    A light breakfast is provided.
    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524-HOPE (4673)

  • Adult Grief Support-All Loss Types (Friday Afternoon Group)
    Friday, April 21, 2017 : 1:00 PM to Friday, June 09, 2017 : 3:00 PM

    Friday afternoons from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Registration is required and a mandatory intake meeting must be completed two weeks prior to group beginning.
    This group is for adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one. Depending on the size of the group, groups may break down further into Loss of a Spouse, Loss of a Child, Loss of a Parent, and All Grief Losses.
    Open to all, regardless of ethnic, cultural and faith backgrounds. Led by professionally trained and experienced facilitators. A choice of either Wednesday or Friday sessions are offered for your schedule. Session is ten weeks in length and each meeting is 2 hours. Provided at no charge to you, and includes a light dinner (Wednesday) or a light snack (Friday).
    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524-HOPE(4673)
    Winter Session: January 20-March 24, 2017
    Spring Session: April 7-June 9, 2017
    Summer Session: June 23-August 25, 2017
    Fall Session: September 8-November 17, 2017

  • Transcending Grief Series
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017 : 6:00 PM to Tuesday, May 23, 2017 : 6:00 PM

    Professionally led series to support the continuation of your grief journey. Participate each month or just attend topics that interest you. Fourth Tuesday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., you must register for the topic(s) you plan on attending. There is a $10 per person fee, and coffee and bakery will be served.

    April 25, 2017-Holding on to memories: As we continue walking our grief journey, we will learn some ways we can hold on to our memories of our loved one without feeling bad about ourselves.

    May 23, 2017-Visions of Picnics, friends gathering, food and fun. Why are my visions different this memorial day? Discuss and learn ways to move through this phase of grief.

    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524-HOPE
    www.cornerstoneofhope.org

  • Young Adult Support Group
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017 : 6:00 PM to Tuesday, May 23, 2017 : 8:00 PM

    Tuesday Evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    Registration is required and a mandatory intake meeting must be completed two weeks prior to group beginning.
    This group is for people who are ages 18-32 years old and grieving the loss of a loved one. This group brings people together, and because of their age, they are able to find a strong support system together.
    Open to all, regardless of ethnic, cultural and faith backgrounds. Led by professionally trained and experienced facilitators. Session is ten weeks in length and each meeting is 2 hours. Provided at no charge to you, and includes bakery and coffee.
    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524-HOPE(4673)
    www.cornerstoneofhope.org
    Winter Session: January 17-March 7, 2017
    Spring Session: April 4-May 23, 2017
    Summer Session: June 20-August 8, 2017
    Fall Session: September 12-October 31, 2017

May Events

  • Elyria Survivors of Suicide Support Group
    Monday, May 01, 2017 : 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    A healing resource to offer support, understanding and comfort for those grieving over the loss of a loved one by suicide.
    When: 2nd and 4th Monday of each month-6:30-8:00 p.m.
    Where: Amy Levin Conference & Learning Center
    1165 North Ridge Road
    Lorain, Ohio 44055
    Questions: Contact Robin Hale, LOSS Coordinator, at 440-204-4268 or email rhale@nordcenter.org.

  • Dahlia Paper Wreaths-Family Workshops
    Tuesday, May 02, 2017 : 6:00 PM

    Dahlia Paper Wreaths-Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
    Embrace the warm springtime weather by creating your own Dahlia paper wreaths to displat in your home. Register by April 28, 2017.

    Be with families who are also grieving the death of a loved one and make something special while building new memories and treasuring the past. Families who are grieving, whether or not they have used Cornerstone's services, are welcome. Programs are intended for children 5-18 and their parent or caregiver. Children may not attend workshops on their own. Cost is $10 per family and includes dinner (unless otherwise specified) and materials for the project. Register online at cornerstoneofhope.org.

  • Joel's Place for Children-Children's Support Groups
    Tuesday, May 02, 2017 : 6:30 PM to 8:15 PM

    Support Groups
    Joel's Place provides services free of charge.
    We meet with families one-on-one to assess their needs.
    Twice monthly grief support groups are held on the West Side at Bay Presbyterian Church in Bay Village for children 5-18 and their families.
    We also offer a support group for adults who bring children to Joel's Place. The adult sessions are held at the same time as the children's sessions.
    Sessions take place from 7:00 - 8:15 pm. For more information, or to register, please call:
    440-248-4412 or 440-934-1353
    Group participants share their experience and learn from the experiences of others. Age-appropriate discussions, craft projects, games, and books are selected to facilitate the expression of feelings.
    While your children are participating in our groups, we are committed to providing a safe environment.
    All sessions are facilitated by two trained adults.
    Sessions are confidential.
    References and fingerprinting are required for all facilitators
    Joel's Place offers grief support groups. We do not offer therapy or counseling.

    How We Do It
    We train volunteer facilitators to accompany children and teens on their grief journey. Joel's Place is supported primarily by tax-deductible donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations. We are supported in the community by organizations who donate space for our groups and by volunteers who donate everything from professional skills to snacks and supplies.

    Group Schedule
    2017
    January 10th and 24th
    February 7th and 21st
    March 7th and 21st
    April 4th and 18th
    May 2nd

    West Side support groups always meet at:
    Bay Presbyterian Church
    25425 Lake Road
    Bay Village, OH 44140
    440-871-3822 ext. 101
    The night begins with a family dinner at 6:30 PM, followed by the group meetings from 7:00 - 8:15 pm. For more information on group sessions, support groups, or to register, please call or email:
    440-248-4412 or 440-934-1353.
    info@joelsplace.org

  • Joel's Place for Children-Adult Support Group
    Tuesday, May 02, 2017 : 6:30 PM to 8:15 PM

    Adult Support Group

    Joel's Place for Children offers a support group for the caregivers of the children who attend our grief support sessions. This facilitated adult group meets numerous needs of its members as they share in a caring environment their own grief as well as that of their children. The group members experience the healing aspect of being with each other; with compassion they understand the gravity of their loss and the value of participating together in the process of moving through such profound grief. They walk a deeply meaningful path as they move forward with their lives that must now incorporate their loss.

    Group Schedule
    2017
    January 10th and 24th
    February 7th and 21st
    March 7th and 21st
    April 4th and 18th
    May 2nd

    West Side support groups always meet at:
    Bay Presbyterian Church
    25425 Lake Road
    Bay Village, OH 44140
    440-871-3822 ext. 101
    The night begins with a family dinner at 6:30 PM, followed by the group meetings from 7:00 - 8:15 pm. For more information on group sessions, support groups, or to register, please call or email:
    440-248-4412 or 440-934-1353.
    info@joelsplace.org


  • Horizons
    Friday, May 05, 2017 : 10:30 AM

    A monthly support group for the older adult widow and widower. This group is open ended and ongoing.
    Lorain County Community College
    Spitzer Conference Center, Room 219
    1005 North Abbe Road, Elyria, OH 44035
    1st Friday of the month, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    Laurie Mason 216-383-2222 ext. 1359

  • Lost A Loved One Serving In the Military Support Group
    Saturday, May 06, 2017 : 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    TAPS is a tragedy assistance resource for anyone who has suffered the loss of a military loved one, regardless of the relationship to the deceased or the circumstances of the death. Founded in 1994, TAPS has established itself as the front line resource to the families and loved ones of our military men and women by providing comfort and care through comprehensive services and programs. TAPS is now partnering with Cornerstone of Hope for a continuous support group after hosting a Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp in October 2013.

    We invite you to join us as we provide support, care and hope with resources, personal contact, fellow survivors in a spirit of friendship and understanding. You do not have to attend every month, just attend when you are available or feel that you need the support. Light refreshments will be provided and there is no cost to you.

    First Saturday of every month, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Group meets at Cornerstone of Hope, 5905 Brecksville Road, Independence, OH 44131
    216-524-HOPE (4673)
    RSVP encouraged but not mandatory to Robert Derga at rderga@gmail.com.

  • Mother's Day Tea Event
    Saturday, May 06, 2017 : 11:00 AM

    On Saturday, April 30th at 10:00 a.m., Cornerstone of Hope and Forever My Baby You'll be will host a special tea and brunch for mothers who have lost a child to miscarriage or neonatal loss, New this year: we will be creating memorial keepsakes. This event is free of cost to attend and will include an activity and speaker. To register for yourself and one guest, please visit cornerstoneofhope.org, email jennafierro@cornerstoneofhope.org or call 216-524-4673.

    Forever My Baby You'll be is a program of Cornerstone of Hope and offers comfort and hope to grieving families and couples who have lost an infant by providing information, guidance and support following such a devastating loss.

  • Parent Loss (Monthly)
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017 : 6:30 PM

    A monthly support group for adults adjusting to life after the death of one or more parents.
    Lakewood Office
    2nd Tuesday of the month 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Judy Beckman (216) 383-2222 Ext. 1114

  • New Beginnings
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017 : 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    A monthly support group for young widows and widowers (ages 55 and younger). This group is open ended and on-going. Registration is not required.
    Westlake
    St. John Medical Center, Westshore Professional Building
    29160 Center Ridge Road, Suite R
    2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
    Chemarra Bryant-(440) 414-1737

  • Madala Plates
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017 : 6:30 PM to Tuesday, May 23, 2017 : 6:30 PM

    Participants will create their own mandala design and paint both sides of a bisque (unglazed china) dinner plate with ceramic glazes at the first session. The plates will be kiln-fired during the week so that we can use them for our potluck meal at the second session, which will be devoted to sharing about the process. Bring your loved one's or your own favorite food to share!
    Healing Arts Workshops provide grieving people with a creative outlet for their greif and are open to the community. No art experience is necessary. Please call Mollie Borgione at 216-486-6544 or email her at mborgione@hospicewr.org to register no later than four days in advance of workshop date. Suggested $5.00 donation for supplies.
    West Campus
    22730 Fairview Center Drive
    Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
    216-227-9048
    MUST ATTEND BOTH TUESDAYS
    May 16 and 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • Perinatal & Infant Loss
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 : 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

    Saturday Mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
    Registration is required and a mandatory intake meeting must be completed two weeks prior to group beginning.
    When parents are dealing with the death of a child, their grief can be complicated. With this in mind, Cornerstone of Hope has a group specifically for those who have experienced this monumental loss. General grief issues will be addressed, but we will also discuss the specific needs that arise after the death of an infant, whether through miscarriage, neo-natal, still birth or other infant loss (ages 2 and under). We invite you to attend and talk with others who have understand the depth of your grief.
    Open to all, regardless of ethnic, cultural and faith backgrounds. Led by professionally trained and experienced facilitators. Session is ten weeks in length and each meeting is 2 hours. Provided at no charge to you, and includes a light breakfast and free baby sitting is included if needed.
    Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    216-524 HOPE (4673)
    www.cornerstoneofhope.org
    Winter Session: January 21-March 25, 2017
    Spring Session: April 8-June 10, 2017
    Summer Session: June 24-August 26, 2017
    Fall Session: September 9-November 18, 2017

June Events

  • Cornerstone of Hope-Father's Day Event
    Saturday, June 03, 2017 : 12:00 PM

    Saturday, June 3, 2017
    Save the date for this first annual special event for fathers who have lost a child to miscarriage or neonatal loss. In partnership with Forever My Baby You'll Be, we are hoping to bring together fathers who have lost an infant. For additional details or to register for the event, please call 216-524-4673, email fmbyb@cornerstoneofhope.org, or visit: cornerstoneofhope.org/fullpage/forever-my-baby.
    TIME TO BE ANNOUNCED.

  • Together We Can Grief Camps-3 Day
    Tuesday, June 06, 2017 : 9:00 AM to Thursday, June 08, 2017 : 9:00 AM

    A three day camp for grieving children ages 6-13; June 6-8, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Red Oak Camp in Kirtland. Register by May 8. We offer a variety of camps to meet the need of grieving children and adolescents. Camps provide the opportunity to be with others who are also grieving the death of a loved one. Camps are expressive in nature and led by experienced facilitators in art, music, play and nature activities. For more information or a registration packet, please contact us at 216-486-6838 or visit www.hospicewr.org/camps.

  • Healing Arts Workshops-Kidz Art: Inside and Out
    Tuesday, June 06, 2017 : 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Sometimes the way we feel inside doesn't necessarily match with what we let people see on the outside. For a multitude of reasons, this may be especially difficult for children who are grieving. Participants will paint the outside and inside of a mask to represent how they feel. Ages 6+. Kids are invited to bring a family member along for this workshop. Light refreshments provided.
    Healing Arts Workshops provide grieving people with a creative outlet for their greif and are open to the community. No art experience is necessary. Please call Mollie Borgione at 216-486-6544 or email her at mborgione@hospicewr.org to register no later than four days in advance of workshop date. Suggested $5.00 donation for supplies.
    West Campus
    Tuesday, June 6, 6:30-8:30 pm
    22730 Fairview Center Drive
    Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
    216-227-9048

  • Walk to Remember 2017
    Sunday, June 11, 2017 : 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Walk to Remember 2017
    Celebrate Life!
    Sunday, June 11
    Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

    Walk to Remember, now in its sixth year, is our largest fundraiser. It is open to anyone wishing to honor and celebrate the memory of a loved one or a caregiver, and to make a difference in the lives of those who are living with a serious illness.
    Registration is $12 for children, $25 for adults and $65 for family (includes two adults and three children ages 4-12, children 3 and under are free). This includes all-day admission to the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Rainforest, t-shirt, entertainment and much more.
    Have you walked with us in the past?
    Click on “Register” and then, “E-mail me my login Information” to use your username from last year.
    Questions? Please call Bridget at 216.383.3715 or send her a message.
    Walk Day Schedule:
    Same-Day Registration Opens: 7:30 a.m.
    Opening Ceremony: 8:45 a.m.
    Walk Kickoff (1 or 3 miles): 9 a.m.
    Closing Ceremony: 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Join us for food, fun and festivities at the Pavala Hut Pavilion

    Other Ways to Help
    Comfort Buddies
    For every $100 raised or donated to Walk to Remember 2017, one of 8 of our adorable Comfort Buddies will be given to a Hospice of the Western Reserve patient. Comfort Buddies are used to provide reassurance and meaning to a variety of patients, from pediatrics to dementia care. We’ve found that Comfort Buddies improve patient experience by reducing agitation and restlessness and provide an overall sense of well being.

    Again in 2017, walkers and donors can purchase and sell Honor Signs for $250. We will display your sign along the Walk route. You and your family can take it home with you. Order today.

  • Together We Can Grief Camps-5 Day
    Monday, June 19, 2017 : 8:00 AM to Friday, June 23, 2017 : 8:00 AM

    Supported by trained counselors, campers explore grief issues through riding and working with horses. Offered in collaboration with Fieldstone Farm Therapeutic Riding Center.

    We offer a variety of camps to meet the grieving needs of children and adolescents.
    Camps provide the opportunity to be with others who are also grieving the death
    of a loved one.
    Camps are expressive in nature and led by experienced facilitators in art,
    music, play and nature activities.
    For more information or a registration packet, please contact us at
    216.486.6838
    Riding Through Grief (ages 8-12)
    June 19-23, 2017

  • Memorial Butterfly Release
    Saturday, June 24, 2017 : 11:00 AM

    Memorial Butterfly Release, Saturday, June 24, 2017, 11:00 a.m. Release.
    Our Memorial Butterfly Release is a beautiful event that helps to express our sorrow for the loss of our loved one.
    Everyone welcome, please join us to honor and remember your loved ones and to release a butterfly in their honor.
    Reserving Butterflies: All butterfly orders must be received by Wednesday, June 8, 2016. Online reservation is available through our website at www.cornerstoneofhope.org.
    Releasing Butterflies: The butterflies will be released all at once at the end of the ceremony from the Cornerstone of Hope patio.
    Beautiful Memorial: Butterflies are nature's ultimate symbol of change, transformation and beauty. Releasing live butterflies for a loved one is a unique way to honor and remember them.

    Event Details
    Date: Saturday June 24, 2017
    Time: 11:00 a.m.
    Location: Cornerstone of Hope
    5905 Brecksville Road
    Independence, Ohio 44131
    Phone: 216-524-4673
    Web: www.cornerstoneofhope.org
    Light refreshments will be provided after butterflies are released.
    There is a minimum donation of $20 per butterfly.
    Butterfly orders may be called, mailed or emailed to the Cornerstone no later than Wednesday, June 8.
    Registration opens at 10:30 a.m.
    Additional parking and shuttle service available at the AAA parking lot.

  • Healing Arts Workshops-Art For Relaxation: Nature Prints
    Tuesday, June 27, 2017 : 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

    Its the beginning of summer and foliage is bursting forth! At this workshop, participants will use leaves, flowers, pine branches, ornamental grasses and other natural items with deep veins or texture to create prints. Bring some natural items of your own to experiment with.
    Healing Arts Workshops provide grieving people with a creative outlet for their greif and are open to the community. No art experience is necessary. Please call Mollie Borgione at 216-486-6544 or email her at mborgione@hospicewr.org to register no later than four days in advance of workshop date. Suggested $5.00 donation for supplies.
    West Campus
    Tuesday, June 27, 6:30-8:30 pm
    22730 Fairview Center Drive
    Fairview Park, Ohio 44126
    216-227-9048

July Events

  • Together We Can Grief Camp-Medina-3 Day
    Monday, July 10, 2017 : 9:00 AM to Wednesday, July 12, 2017 : 9:00 AM

    Together We Can-Medina

    A three day camp for children 6-13 who have experienced the death of a loved one.
    Krabil Shelter, Medina, Ohio.
    July 10-12, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Register

    We offer a variety of camps to meet the grieving needs of children and adolescents.
    Camps provide the opportunity to be with others who are also grieving the death
    of a loved one.
    Camps are expressive in nature and led by experienced facilitators in art,
    music, play and nature activities.
    For more information or a registration packet, please contact us at
    216.486.6838

  • Together We Can Grief Camps-Family Days at the Park
    Saturday, July 22, 2017 : 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    We offer a variety of camps to meet the grieving needs of children and adolescents.
    Camps provide the opportunity to be with others who are also grieving the death
    of a loved one.
    Camps are expressive in nature and led by experienced facilitators in art,
    music, play and nature activities.
    For more information or a registration packet, please contact us at
    216.486.6838
    At the Park (all ages)
    Saturday, July 22, 10:00 a.m. to noon
    Cleveland Metroparks
    Willow Bend Picnic Area
    Brook Park, Ohio

  • Together We Can Greif Camps- Family Days at the Beach
    Saturday, July 29, 2017 : 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    We offer a variety of camps to meet the grieving needs of children and adolescents.
    Camps provide the opportunity to be with others who are also grieving the death
    of a loved one.
    Camps are expressive in nature and led by experienced facilitators in art,
    music, play and nature activities.
    For more information or a registration packet, please contact us at
    216.486.6838
    At the Beach (all ages)
    Saturday, July 29, 3-5 p.m.
    Mentor Headlands, Mentor, Ohio

November Events

  • Children's Grief Awareness Day
    Thursday, November 16, 2017 : 12:00 AM

    Did you know that before graduating from High School, one in 20 children will have a parent die? This statistic doesn't even include children who may lose a brother, sister, grandparent, aunt, uncle or even a close friend at their school. Cornerstone of Hope's Independence office will be hosting a program for Children's Grief Awareness Day on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Please call 216-524-4673 or visit www.cornerstoneofhope.org.

  • International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 : 12:00 AM

    International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day is Saturday, November 18, 2017. Join with fellow loss survivors in your community. On Survivor Day, suicide loss survivors around the world gather at local events to share stories, gain insight, and find comfort in the knowledge that they are not alone.
    On Saturday, November 18, 2017 we are hosting a Survivor Day event near you. The day's program will include the screening of an AFSP produced documentary that will explore the grief and healing journey after a suicide from the perspective of a group of long-term loss survivors. Additional details about the event will be posted on afsp.org/SurvivorsDay in the coming months.
    Reaching out can change your life. Please join us on November 18, 2017.
    For more information about International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day, visit www.afsp.org/SurvivorDay