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

  • Soon You’ll Get Better

    I was floating in the pool last weekend when it happened. I was soaking up the sun in my inflatable chair reflecting on my new and somewhat unbelievable life now. I’m dating four men. I’m out dancing at singles events.
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  • Bad Grief Day

    In 7 days it will be five years since my husband passed away. And that number is just heartbreaking. I don’t know why the fact that it has been five years is so hard. Hurtful. Devastating to my soul. But
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  • Two Years.

    10/9/2017 Hubs, Everyone returned to their normal routines today... Everyone except Ian and I. We don't really know what our new normal is. In ways, today was truly the first day of the rest of our lives without you. I
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  • Senseless Beauty

         Widow. The word sounds dark. I googled the word. The official definition is “a woman who has lost her husband to death and has not remarried.”  I am remarried so why did this title or empty feeling not
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Years Of Helping Widows


Million Widows in the US


Million Widows Worldwide

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