Apply to Grant

The Annual Restoring Hope and Peace Grants are awarded to widowed women to offset financial challenges as she navigates her healing journey. The yearly application process begins every year on National Widows Day, May 3. All widows are encouraged to apply.



Widows of Hope 5K

The virtual Widows of Hope 5K is an annual event. Our hope is to get everyone active while bringing attention to the more than 245 million women around the world who are widowed and the challenges of losing a spouse, and most importantly honoring a loved one. Proceeds will be applied towards the annual Restoring Hope and Peace Grants, Sunshine Packages, and Bring Hope Holiday Assistance Program.



Follow us, Share & Spread the word

Widow Empowerment peer-to-peer online support group to navigate the challenges of widowhood. We can be found on Facebook, InstagramTwitterYouTube, and LinkedIn.



Donate-Become a Hope Hero

As a nonprofit, we appreciate your generous donations that allow us to help widows in our community. You can choose to donate once, monthly, or annually. All donations go to supporting the programs we offer to the widows we serve.


You can volunteer in many ways. Choose to join the Operations team, Board, become a Program lead furthering our health and wellness initiatives, join Hope Sister Connect to become a social media moderator or Facebook Live host, or write for us as a community blogger and share your journey and encouragement, and so much more…


Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a worldwide initiative created to unite us all in a day of generosity. This day is every year on Tuesday after U.S. Thanksgiving. We are thankful to those who donate on Giving Tuesday. All donations go towards the programs we offer to the widows we serve.

We all use Amazon monthly, weekly, maybe even daily. When you use the Hope for Widows Foundation Amazon Smile link, Amazon donates 0.5% of eligible purchases back to us.