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Hope For Widows Foundation

A Supportive Community That Cares.

Your journey is unique; your loss so very personal. Hope for Widows Foundation is here to be a supportive community that you can grow with.

Hope for Widows Foundation is a national support system for, and developed by, widowed women. We are a connection that offers community support and resources, and we hope you will stand and grow with us.

Through our community support, private Facebook Group, 24×7 online chat, resource section, initiatives, consistent giveaways, online and in person meet-ups and conferences we serve to offer caring support and connection through the entire grieving process.

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Resources for Widows

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Meet The Mighty


Hope for Widows Foundation offers a monthly newsletter, Private Online Chat, Private Facebook Group, and the ability to find other widows near you (once you have requested to join). We plan monthly initiatives, giveaways and in person meet-ups and events.  We hope you join and get involved. 

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Events & Initiatives

Widow Wednesday 

Join Khadija, Hope For Widows Director live on the Hope For Widows Facebook group  on selected Wednesday’s.

Self Care Saturday

Join Maureen, Hope for Widows Director live on the Hope For Widows Facebook group on selected Saturday’s.

October Series

31 days of Capturing Widowhood

Upcoming Observed Dates

Children’s Grief Awareness Day – November 16, 2017

Latest Blog Posts

  • Widowhood and Hashtags

    It finally happened. I'd read about it in some widow groups that I'm a member of, but had never personally experienced it myself. I've even had the audacity to think to myself, "Wow, these women know some really insensitive people!" And now, I stand corrected. My wonderful neighborhood has a
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  • Another Coping Mechanism: Salt Lamps

    Another Coping Mechanism:  Salt Lamps By: Jill Hochman Board Member Hope for Widows Foundation   Have you ever seen a salt lamp?  They look like this: Some people think they are beautiful.  Some people (including me) think they are ugly.  No mater your opinion, they can provide some benefits to
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  • Validation

    I instantly recognized the masturbating woman in my husband’s saved email file. I could hear her children playing in the next room. I could see her wedding photos on the wall behind the bed she was lying (and sometimes bent over) on. I admired her bed frame as she began moaning my husband’s name.    My husband’s name.  MY.HUSBAND’S.NAME    Joooooohn. Jooooooooooooooooohn.    This was
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  • Wishing Our Jewish Hope Sisters a L’Shana Tova

      Dear Hope Sisters: When the Directors of the Hope for Widows Foundation asked me to post something in honor of the Jewish High Holidays and our Jewish Hope Sisters, I truly began to think. This thinking seemed to be exactly right since the High Holidays are meant to be
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