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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.

You may be wondering what it means to join Hope for Widows Foundation. Your membership is free and joining provides you with:

Access to the private backend of our secure site which offers many additional resources and access points to our community members and fellow widows.

Access to the private Facebook Group

Access to the private 24×7 chat app known as Slack

The monthly Hope for Widows Foundation newsletter

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

Events & Initiatives

Widows Comfort Basket

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. 

Women Helping Women

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.

November Series

I can’t CHANGE the fact that you are always on my mind

December Series

Hope Sister Christmas Gift Exchange (in Private Facebook Group)

Upcoming Observed Dates

Children’s Grief Awareness Day – November 16, 2017

Latest Blog Posts

  • A Year of New Possibilities!

    A new year holds exciting possibilities!  New chances to make your life more joyful, be more intentional, new relationships, working on being more healthy, mindful and creating yourself. It’s also an opportunity to reflect on what you learnt in the prior year
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  • Counteracting the Widow Diet

    I’m going to jump straight in on the Widow Diet. We discuss the importance of self-care, but nutrition is a vital and important component of the big picture. We've heard the buzz words of macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Protein, Fats, and Alcohol.
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  • Give your grieving friend permission to feel

    If you have a grieving friend, today I am asking you to give them permission to feel. Give them the space and the freedom to experience and express all of the ugliness of loss. Sit with them in their discomfort.
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  • What lies ahead

    Next month will be a year that Jerry is gone. I am going through this month keeping busy subconsciously, because I think I need to avoid the triggers. It was this month last year that Chemotherapy started, and how horrible
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