Coping With The Holidays

Are you or someone you know grieving the death of a loved one or friend this Holiday Season.   You do not need to do this alone.  HOPE is holding our annual workshop titled “Coping With The Holiday’s” on Thursday, December 3rd from 6:30 to 8:30 at HOPE For Bereaved, 4500 Onondaga Blvd., Syracuse, NY 13219.  We will offer suggestions to help you or for you to help a love one get through what is suppose to be a joyous time as you grieve.  There will be a panel of 3 speakers who will share how they handled their first holiday season after the death of their loved one.   We will have a question and answer session, a candle lighting ceremony, and will serve light refreshments.

Click here to watch an interview conducted by Dan Cummings of WSYR News Channel 9 with Therese Schoeneck, HOPE’s Executive Director and                Kim Bermel, Garden Of HOPE Coordinator.

HOPE for Bereaved understands that when someone close to you dies, it changes your life. Those suffering from grief need the support of others who share that experience. HOPE for Bereaved offers support groups and counseling among many other resources.

HOPE For Bereaved is a proud member of the National Alliance for Grieving Children.    


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Stories of HOPE

“When my husband passed away 4 years ago, my dear friend gave me your book “Hope for Bereaved” and the newsletters. They have been invaluable and a great comfort to me.”
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Butterfly Garden of HOPE

Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden of HOPE is a memorial to those who have died, a symbol of hope to the living and a place of comfort for the grieving.  It is located on the lawn between Onondaga Lake and the Parkway in Liverpool, New York.
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“HOPE has been a resource for me, as it is the strength I get each month to ‘get through'”


Remembrance Run/Walk for HOPE

    This years Remembrance Run/Walk was held at Marcellus High School, Sunday June 14.   The day was warm and sunny with over 500 people participating from volunteers to runners and walkers.  A motorcycle group who attended opened the event with the Star Spangle Banner.  The morning was filled with friends connecting with friends, family
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