501c3 Non Profit Foundation
Widows Helping Widows...... Healing Happens.

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 a 501c3 Nonprofit Organization 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,  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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Blogging Community

Resources for Widows

Events & Initiatives

Healing Happens

Meet The Mighty


Hope for Widows Foundation offers a newsletter, Private Facebook Group to interact with other ladies, Instagram connection and much more!  We plan consistent initiatives, giveaways, and in-person/ online meet-ups and events.  We hope you join and get involved. 

Women Helping Women

Events & Initiatives

Annual Restoring Hope and Peace Grant

The annual Restoring Hope & Peace Grant is to partially ease the financial burden of a widowed woman as she navigates her healing journey. Yearly application process to apply and Awardee selected.

Hope Sister Connect Sunday’s

Join Chasity, Khadija or Maureen,Hope for Widows Director live on private conference call line to connect with other Hope Sisters to talk about widowhood on selected Sunday’s

Hope Sister Connect- Facebook Live Sunday’s

Join Jo Hausman, Hope for Widows Members Outreach Committee Member live in private Facebook group to connect with other Hope Sisters to talk about widowhood on selected Sunday’s

Health and Wellness

Join Shelle Ponfil, Hope for Widows Health and Wellness Outreach Member in our private group as she shares Monday, Wednesday and Friday helpful information such as nutrition, recipes, personal development, fitness and lifestyle.

December Series

Hope Sister Christmas Gift Exchange (in Private Facebook Group)

February Series 

Hope Sister Hearts of Hope (in Private Facebook Group)

Latest Blog Posts

  • Still Alone – A Poem

    I was pondering how different my life is now that I'm coming up on another new year without Rick. I'm used to this new normal. I'm past the heavy grieving stage, and I'm living the life of a single woman.
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  • Enduring The Holidays – Year 2

    Once you make it through the first year after losing someone, everyone seems to take a deep breath and get back to their regularly scheduled lives. You’ve made it through the one year milestones, the calls and messages slow down,
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  • Seeing the Light

    The overhead lights in the hallway started flickering again a couple of weeks ago. This hasn’t happened in a while, not a long while. When Rick first died, the ceiling lights in the kitchen started to flicker one night. I
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  • Grief and How You Spend Your Holidays

    Tonight, my eleven year old asked me if I was excited for Thanksgiving and the upcoming holidays. I looked at her, too exhausted to be anything but honest in my reply. “I am always excited to spend the holidays with
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Years Of Helping Widows


Million Widows in the US


Million Widows Worldwide

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