Hope for Widows knows there are a million different ways to help widows. We have decided to focus on the following initiatives at this time. We welcome your help and support with any of these initiatives and will consider additional initiatives as involvement, budgets and resources allow.
Annual Restoring Hope and Peace Grant
Financial annual grants awarded to widowed women to offset financial challenges as she navigates her healing journey. Yearly application process to apply and Awardees selected.
Hope Sister Connect
Widow Empowerment peer to peer online support group where we also host private Facebook lives to navigate the challenges of widowhood. We can be found on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Health and Wellness
Join Hope for Widows Health and Wellness Outreach Member as she shares Monday, Wednesday and Friday helpful information. Provides resources to learn about nutrition, recipes, fitness, and lifestyle. Along with uplifting and encouraging messages to validate emotions and bring hope while on the grief journey.
Community Bloggers- Ranked # 1 blog in 2019 and 2020
Widow contributors share their time, energy, and talent even when fighting their own grief battles. A huge source of encouragement, mentorship and just beacons of advice for our Community. Submissions are weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly. Find blog here:
Widows of Hope Virtual 5k Run/ Walk
Annual initiative 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 benefit Hope for Widows Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization and will be applied towards the annual Restoring Hope and Peace Grants.
Hope For Widows Foundation Additional Initiatives and Incentives:
Christmas Hope Sister Exchange (December)
Hearts of Hope (Month of February in Private Group)
Hope Sister Connect- PenPal (Ongoing)
Consistent Incentives in Private Group (Ongoing)
National Widows Day (May 3)
International Widows Day (June 23)
National Grief Awareness Day (Aug 30)
Children’s Grief Awareness Day (Nov 16)