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Alabama

Date
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Event
Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

2:00 PM

Address of Event:

81 St. Florian Road

Florence, AL 35630

Event Name: Walk to Remember

Event Contact Name: Jenna Ingram

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 2564837322

Brief Description of Event: Please join us for our 3rd Annual Walk to Remember. We will have a reading of baby names, short walk, refreshments and a balloon release. Contact me for more info.

Alaska

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Arizona

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Location
Event
Date of Event:

10/15/2016 Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

6:00 pm

Time of Event:

5:30pm-7:00pm

Address of Event:

Reflection Garden at Del E. Webb Medical Center

14502 W. Meeker Blvd.

Sun City, AZ 85375

Event Name: Remembering Our Babies

Event Contact Name: Tiffany Guymon

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 623-524-8977

Brief Description of Event:Every year the Women and Infant Services (WIS) Bereavement Committee here at Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center hosts an annual infant loss remembrance ceremony on October 15th. This ceremony is open to the public and any family members who have ever lost a baby during pregnancy, childbirth, infancy or any time after. Our ceremony is a quaint, uplifting gathering where the staff can meet with the past patients and the community members to honor and grieve their child with the comfort of other families going through similar unfortunate circumstances

Anyone who has ever experienced such a loss at any time is invited to attend.

Arkansas

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Australia

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California

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

10/8/16

Time of Event:

8:15 a.m.

Address of Event:

2437 Park Ave.

Tustin, CA 92782

Event Name: OC Walk to Remember

Event Contact Name: Kristyn von Rotz

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 800-714-9320

Brief Description of Event: OC Walk to Remember is an annual walk that takes place to honor babies that have died due to pregnancy loss and infant death. Parents, and their loved ones and friends, are invited to come walk the steps our babies will never take.

Date of Event:

10/22/16

Time of Event:

9:30 a.m.

Address of Event:

5500 University Pkwy

San Bernardino, CA 92407

Event Name: IE Walk to Remember

Event Contact Name: Kristyn von Rotz

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 800-714-9320

Brief Description of Event: It is our privilege to share the many babies we hold in our hearts, but no longer in our arms with the Inland Empire and beyond. We want to commemorate their lives and the impact they have had on their family and those around them.

Date of Event:

October 22, 2016

Time of Event:

8 am

Address of Event:

CSUSB, 5500 University Parkway

San Bernardino, CA 92407

Event Name: Forever Footprints Walk to Remember Inland Empire

Event Contact Name: Forever Footprint

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: (800) 714-9320

Brief Description of Event: Join us for the 7th Annual IE Walk to Remember, a Forever Footprints event, as we honor the babies gone-too-soon and celebrate their lives no matter how short. It is our privilege to share the many babies wehold in our hearts, but no longer in our arms with the Inland Empire and beyond. We want to commemorate their lives and the impact they have had on their family and those around them. We welcome those impacted by pregnancy and infant loss and the extended community. We encourage families to invite their support system including family, friends, and individuals who provided care during hospital stays. Our hope is the day will give families a place to celebrate their baby publicly, and assist them in the healing process, through connecting them with others facing a similar loss.

Date of Event:

October 23, 2016

Time of Event:

11:00 am

Address of Event:

1701 E. Cesar E. Chavez Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Event Name: Walk to Remember/ Butterfly Release

Event Contact Name: Ingrid Suraez, RN

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: (562) 682-9631

Brief Description of Event: Our 2nd Annual Walk to Remember. We will have a short walk, poetry, release of butterflies, and light refreshments.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

7:00 pm

Address of Event:

1701 E. Cesar E. Chavez Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Event Name: Remembering Our Babies

Event Contact Name: Ingrid Suraez, RN

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: (562) 682-9631

Brief Description of Event: Our 9th Annual Candle Lighting Ceremony. There will be music, poetry, reflection, prayer, and candle lighting. Free event and free parking. This year our event will be held in the White Memorial Adventist Church Courtyard.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

10:30 am

Address of Event:

12601 Mulholland Dr.

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Event Name: Hike of Hope in the Hollywood Hills

Event Contact Name: Kelly

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone:

Brief Description of Event: If you or a loved one has experienced the loss of a baby during pregnancy, childbirth or infancy, we invite you to join us in remembering and honoring them together at the 5th annual Hike of Hope in the Hollywood Hills. A meaningful ceremony will begin at 10:30am, followed by a short hike, with fellowship, snacks and balloon release immediately after. As always, this event is totally free, non-denominational and done in love. Please bring water and comfortable shoes. Strollers and friendly dogs are allowed and there are clean bathrooms on the property.

The address lists Mulholland but the parking lot feels more like its off of Coldwater Cyn. Email me if you have any questions at all: [email protected]

You are not alone.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

3:00 pm

Address of Event:

401 Needham st-Gazebo

Modesto, CA 95350

Event Name: Light the Night

Event Contact Name: Angelina Ortiz

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 209-576-3616

Brief Description of Event:WE are having a Memorial/Celebration with a Balloon Release.PleaseJoin us for this special day.3:00pm Memorial4:00pm Balloon Release.WE will have a couplespeakers.Refreshments to Follow.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

3:30 pm

Address of Event:

9539 Racquet Court

Elk Grove, CA 95758

Event Name: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

Event Contact Name: Good Shepherd Catholic Church

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 916-684-5722

Brief Description of Event: Have you suffered the loss of a baby during pregnancy or after birth?If you or someone you know has, you are not alone. With the help of God, our faith and each other, the Elizabeth Ministry would like to give you the opportunity to honor the babies that we hold in our hearts. This will be a special time of fellowship, prayer and reflection to remember our babies who have passed on from any situation such as miscarriage, stillbirth, illness, regretted abortion or other unfortunate situation. This is a free evening that is open to the public and a R.S.V.P. isn’t required. If you have any questions, would like to let us know you are attending or if you can’t attend and would like your child’s name read and your family prayed for, please contact us. May God wrap his arms around you in healing, hope and love.

3:30-4:45 pm-Personalize and Decorate candles in the St. John Paul II Room-next to the church office (Supplies will be provided.) 5:00 pm– Mass inside the church (Special Prayer Intentions will be read.)

Immediately Following Mass-Prayer Service & Candlelight Vigil in the Our Lady of the Divine Shepherd Prayer Garden

Light Refreshments will be provided.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

6:15 pm

Address of Event:

Beach Front Park

Crescent City, Ca 95531

Event Name: Light Up The Sky

Event Contact Name: Kimberlee Budinger or Lizzie Moore

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 5034109700

Brief Description of Event: We will be lighting candles and releasing lanterns in memory of our angels. We have other smaller activities planned to honor them. We are also providing memorial keepsake bags.

Canada

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Colorado

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

6:30 pm

Address of Event:

350 Perry St

Castle Rock, CO 80104

Event Name: October 15th Candlelight Vigil and Remembrance

Event Contact Name: Elizabeth Petrucelli

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 303-478-3736

Brief Description of Event: Join us for the 4th Annual Candlelight Vigil and Remembrance Event in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Registration is
free and you do not have to be in attendance for your baby/child to be remembered.

All babies/children being remembered will receive their own candle with name tag. Pictures of the event and all candles are provided for free following the event. This year, we will have a light supper andbeverages during the registration process. Following registration, we will begin the ceremony promptly at 7pm with a candle lighting for the Wave of Light.

After the main candle is lit, a poem will be read and families are invited to share a poem, story, or just talk. Families then take their candle and light them in the shape of a heart as all names are read aloud. During the gathering, music is played as the candles flicker. The entire evening is about two hours.

REGISTER AT: http://dragonfliesforruby.com/oct-15th

We look forward to honoring your loved ones with you during this quiet and endearing evening.

Connecticut

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

2:00 pm-4:00 pm

Address of Event:

Fulton Park, 371 Pine Street,

Waterbury, CT 06704

Event Name: Remembering Our Babies Walk

Event Contact Name: Jessica Ocasio

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 860-940-3615

Brief Description of Event: Annabella’s Angels wishes to break the silence surrounding Pregnancy and Infant Loss and give a voice to bereaved families everywhere. Our hope is to give parents and families what they want most: an occasion to remember and to celebrate openly without judgement amongst other families who share the same experience and feelings. There will be tears, there will be laughter, there will be hope and there will be healing. The event will also include activities for children and support services for families.

Join us as we give a face to the “One in Four”. Together, we can bring awareness to our communities and let others who are coping with pregnancy & infant loss know that they are not alone.

Each family that registers will be given a pinwheel in honor of their angel.

The Remembering Our Babies Walk is a fundraiser to raise funds to purchase a CuddleCot for our local Hospitals. To donate to our CuddleCot Fund visit gofundme.com/annabellacuddlecot.

Annabella’s Angels’ mission is to provide awareness, supports and connections for PAIL families, and education regarding Cuddle Cots.

For more information about the walk or Annabella’s Angels visit
www.annabellasangels.com.

Date of Event:

10/8/16

Time of Event:

12p

Address of Event:

College Woods Park

41 Cold Spring Street

New Haven, CT 06511

Event Name: Footprints on Our Hearts Walk

Event Contact Name: Meghan Constantino

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 2037824330

Brief Description of Event: Walkers will first gather for a memorial program and will then walk together for a short remembrance walk around College Woods Park. Activities will include a Remembrance Tent, A Healing Tent, Kids’ Activity and refreshments. Funds raised will go towards Hope After Loss programs such as free bereavement support services, burial assistance and community outreach and educational programs.

Date of Event:

10/9/16

Time of Event:

12:30p

Address of Event:

Fulton Park, 371 Pine Street,

Waterbury, CT 06704

Event Name: Remembering Our Babies Walk

Event Contact Name: Jessica Ocasio

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 860-940-3615

Brief Description of Event: The 2 mile walk will allows for families to gather together and walk in honor of their angel and to support each other. Participants will receive a pink or blue pinwheel in honor of their angels. Registration is $10 for adults and free for children. The walk is a fundraiser to collect donations towards placing CuddleCots in local hospitals!

Delaware

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Florida

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Location
Event
Date of Event:

10/15/2016

Time of Event:

6:30 pm

Address of Event:

311 S Tremain St

Mount Dora, FL 32757

Event Name: Light Our Hearts

Event Contact Name: Carrie

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 4074749146

Brief Description of Event: Join us for a candle lighting ceremony for babies and infants gone too soon. We will remember our babies as the sunsets on Lake Dora. To view photos from last years event visit:

http://kalebkares.com/Light-our-hearts-photos-2015/

Date of Event:

September 24, 2016

Time of Event:

9:00AM

Address of Event:

Oaks by the Bay Park (St Andrews)

2715 10th Street (corner of 10th Street and Chestnut Avenue)

Panama City, FL 32401

Event Name: Healthy Start Walk to Remember of Panama City, FL

Event Contact Name: Kelly Byrns-Davis

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 850-872-4130 (102)

Brief Description of Event: Please join us for a remembrance ceremony, children’s activities, a short walk around the park and a bubble release. We hope you, your family and friends will join us to honor and remember every baby that was lost too soon.

Georgia

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

6:00 pm

Address of Event:

Longwood Park, Pearl Nix Parkway

Gainesville, GA 30501

Event Name: 7th annual Candlelight Remembrance Event

Event Contact Name: Angela

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 770-331-1281

Brief Description of Event: Please join Rock Goodbye Angel for a FREE Candlelight Remembrance Event celebrating Pregnancy Loss and Infant Loss Awareness day. Candles and light refreshments provided. Please go to our website for additional information about this event and our weekly support groupsand individual grief counseling www.RockGoodbyeAngel.org

Hawaii

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Idaho

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Illinois

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Indiana

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

6:30 pm

Address of Event:

333 S. Clinton Street

Fort Wayne, In 46802

Event Name: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Vigil

Event Contact Name: Leslie Malone

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 260452-0396

Brief Description of Event: Candlelight Vigil with Music, Sharing, guest speakers, balloon release, and outdoor games and toys for children

Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

10:00 am

Address of Event:

Crossroads Community Church

Kokomo, IN 46902

Event Name: My Angel Memory Walk

Event Contact Name: Julie Woodall

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 765-416-3550

Brief Description of Event: In remembrance of the child you carry in your heart, come join us for our annual My Angel Memory Walk. We will have a balloon release followed by a 1-mile walk.

Iowa

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Kansas

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Event
Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

7:00 pm

Address of Event:

47th and Main

Kansas City, Mo 64114

Event Name: Remembering Our Babies

Event Contact Name: Jenny Yancey

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 8162158536

Brief Description of Event: We will be holding our 7th annual event at the JC Nichols Memorial Fountain. We will have luminaries, balloon release and Reading of the Remembered. It is a wonderful evening for encouragement, hope and mourning together as extended family. Please visit www.samspond.org for more info and early registration for tshirts with honored name and luminaries. Registration starts at 6 if you do not preregister.

Kentucky

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 14th 2016

Time of Event:

6:00 pm

Address of Event:

1632 Cumberland Falls HWY

Corbin, KY 40701

Event Name: Borrowed Angels 6th Annual Event

Event Contact Name: Amy Jackson

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 606-528-1212 ext 4609

Brief Description of Event: free to public 6th annual event in honor of all angel babies, if you have an angel baby or been touched by the loss of a baby please come out and celebrate them with us.

Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

6:30 pm

Address of Event:

212 Freeman Lake Rd

Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Event Name: 2nd Annual Walk To Remember

Event Contact Name: Crystal Sundeen

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 270-769-6693

Brief Description of Event: We will provide memorial candles and lead a walk along Freeman Lake, please see our Facebook page for updates and more details about the t-shirt booster to benefit RTS.

www.facebook.com/MyMommyStore

Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

10:30 am

Address of Event:

4001 Athens Boonesboro Rd

Lexington, KY 40509

Event Name: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance

Event Contact Name: Chante Perryman

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 720.773.2362

Brief Description of Event: Gathering for families to come together to share their experiences and to provide words of encouragement to others. Postpartum counselors and bereavement doulas will be in attendance.

Louisiana

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

6:30 pm

Address of Event:

21490 Koop Drive

Mandeville, LA 70471

Event Name: Light the Night

Event Contact Name: Mandy

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 9853738058

Brief Description of Event: This event is a night to celebrate our babies that are no longer with us and to bring healing to all, whether you lost a baby or struggle with conceiving. This is our second annual event. You can find more information on Facebook: Be Bold and/or Our David Project

Date of Event:

October 8, 2016

Time of Event:

9 am – 12 noon

Address of Event:

Sugar Mill Pond

Youngsville, LA 70592

Event Name: Forget Me Not Walk To Remember

Event Contact Name: Tara Breaux

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 3372580100

Brief Description of Event: A day to honor and remember all babies gone too soon – taking all the steps our babies never got to take. Please join with other families to celebrate and honor and remember the babies gone too soon, and the babies we never got to meet. Meet other moms and dads and walk together. Visit www.myforgetmenotwalk.org for more information

Maine

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Maryland

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

7:00 pm

Address of Event:

10813 Donelson Drive

Williamsport, MD 21795

Event Name: A Walk to Remember

Event Contact Name: Brianne Tesla Bearese

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 240-818-8911

Brief Description of Event: Join us for a memorial service, candlelight walk, LED balloon release, craft activity and refreshments. To register, please visit www.paila-WCMD.com. Click on Events and Fundraisers. Complete the form at the bottom of the page.

Massachusetts

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

7pm

Address of Event:

Brewster Gardens, 14 Water St

Plymouth, MA 02360

Event Name: Angel Babies 4th Wave of Light and Angel Remembrance

Event Contact Name: Alisha Jones

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone:

Brief Description of Event: Please Join us for Our Wave of Light to remember baby(s) and children who were gone too soon. This is a LOCAL and online event and anyone is welcome to attend and the event is free to attend.

We are so blessed to be able to host this event again! We hope to see many that night!! At the event you will be able to pick a jar and add your angels name. You will also be welcome to take the jar home for you to you use for special events!

Date of Event:

June 26, 2016

Time of Event:

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Address of Event:

79 Bartlett Street

Northborough, MA 01532

Event Name: Massachusetts Rock & Walk

Event Contact Name: Kelly Trefry

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 978-944-0214

Brief Description of Event: The Tears Foundation provides compassionate assistance and ongoing support programs for bereaved families. Please join us for this community walk as we Inspire Hope, Honor a Child, and Celebrate a Life. Register now at www.thetearsfoundation.org

Michigan

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 1, 2016

Time of Event:

12:30-3:00

Address of Event:

2138 Snyder Rd.

Wellston, MI 49689

Event Name: A Walk to Remember – Manistee

Event Contact Name: Kim Anderson

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 8104343023

Brief Description of Event: Walk to Remember and Memorial Celebration to honor the memory of the precious babies who died due to stillbirth, miscarriage, or early infant death.

Minnesota

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Mississippi

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Missouri

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

10/14/2016

Time of Event:

7:00 pm

Address of Event:

16 Hitt Street

Columbia, MO 65201

Event Name: MOPS Pregnancy & Infant Loss Ceremony at 1st Presbyterian Church

Event Contact Name: Robin Dianics

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 573.442.1164

Brief Description of Event: MOPS invites you to remember and celebrate the tiny lives lost through miscarriage, still birth, and infant death. The service will include time for prayer, reflection, lighting of memorial candles, decorating luminaries, and voluntary sharing of poems or personal journeys. Please consider attending this event if you have experienced loss or would like to support a friend or family member.

Date of Event:

10/15/2016

Time of Event: 4:00 pm

Address of Event:

2529 Glenn Hendren Drive

Liberty, MO 64068

Event Name: Kyleigh’s Gift Run Walk

Event Contact Name: Midori Carpenter

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 8164153385

Brief Description of Event: The Run Walk will honor all babies born at the Liberty Hospital Birthing Center, as well as support the funding of SleepSack swaddles and other safe-sleep resources and education.

Registration/ check-in starts at 4:00 p.m and the Run/Walk will begin at 5:00 p.m. Luminaries will be available and set up along the walking trail. There will be food and children’s activities on the grounds of the hospital as well. A candelight vigil will be held after the run to recognize National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.

Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

7:00 pm

Address of Event:

47th and Main

Kansas City, Mo 64114

Event Name: Remembering Our Babies

Event Contact Name: Jenny Yancey

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 8162158536

Brief Description of Event: We will be holding our 7th annual event at the JC Nichols Memorial Fountain. We will have luminaries, balloon release and Reading of the Remembered. It is a wonderful evening for encouragement, hope and mourning together as extended family. Please visit www.samspond.org for more info and early registration for tshirts with honored name and luminaries. Registration starts at 6 if you do not preregister.

Montana

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Nebraska

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Nevada

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Event
Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

6:30 pm

Address of Event:

160 S Green Valley Pwky

Henderson, NV 89052

Event Name: Gone but Not Forgotten Vigil

Event Contact Name: Gaby Foster

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 702-530-1432

Brief Description of Event: Please join us for our 3rd annual memorial vigil hosted by Jalen’s Gift Foundation. On this special night we will come together to celebrate, honor and remember our gone but not forgotten babies. There are no words to describe the pain of losing a child and you are not alone!!

We will read our babies names, blow bubbles kisses, balloon release, play a memorial video and share our stories. We are asking our families to wear a team shirt in honor of their baby and to make a poster of their baby to be put on display for others to hear his/her story. The posters will placed around the park for our Walk to Remember section.

New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

6:00 pm

Address of Event:

Cooper River Park: 5300 N Park Drive

Pennsauken Township, NJ 08109

Event Name: 5th Annual NJ Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day Ceremony

Event Contact Name: Brittany Meredith

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 856-827-3765

Brief Description of Event: Join us for the 5th Annual NJ Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance DayCeremony. Balloon Release, Wave of Lights, Petal Release, Name readingand more. Light dinner & drinkswill be served. Please RSVP bySeptember 25th with your angel(s) name(s) and date(s) as well as howmany people will be joining you.Personalized candles will be provided for all families. Please bring a balloon with you.

Donations to help fund this ceremony can be made at www.gofundme.com/NJPAILCeremony An online auction will also be help on September 15th at www.Facebook.com/BrittanysRainbowCreations All proceeds will benefit the ceremony.

New Mexico

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New York

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Event
Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

6:00 pm

Address of Event:

200 Ocean Parkway

Wantagh, NY 11793

Event Name: J.R. Lewis Sky Lighting

Event Contact Name: Dahshay Knight

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 5162443771

Brief Description of Event: Mom’s, dad’s, families, friends, all siblings Please join us as we remember our babies by lighting up the sky with white lanterns. Let’s come together as one and continue to make memories that we can share Come and support one another. Lanterns will be lit at exactly 7pm.

Date of Event:

October 15th 2016

Time of Event:

3:00 pm

Address of Event:

243 Jay Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Event Name: Baby Steps Walk

Event Contact Name: Brooke Smith

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 866.606.BABY (2229)

Brief Description of Event: The Baby Steps NYC Walk is an annual commemoration and fundraiser with a mission to offer families that have experienced pregnancy and infant loss the opportunity to honor their angels. Since 2014, The Baby Resource Center has given bereavement resources, mental health assistance, facilitated peer support groups and raised awareness toover a half million people.

North Carolina

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Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 8, 2016

Time of Event:

6 pm

Address of Event:

600 W. Arlington Blvd.

Greenville, NC 27834

Event Name: ‘Remembering Our Babies…Too Beautiful For Earth’

Event Contact Name: Erica Cooke

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 2523413721

Brief Description of Event: Unite with others that have been through pregnancy and infant loss. We will have live music, a guest speaker, time for anyone to share, luminaries with each babies’ names on them, and a balloon release. Please RSVP by September 30, 2016 by email or phone/text. Also, let me know your baby/babies name(s) so we can put them in our program andmake a luminary for you.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

3pm

Address of Event:

31 chambers street

New York, NY 10007

Event Name: Baby steps

Event Contact Name: Brooke smith

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 866-606-2229

Brief Description of Event: The Baby Steps NYC Walk is an annual commemoration and fundraiser with a mission to offer families that have experienced pregnancy and infant loss the opportunity to honor their angels. Since 2014, The BabyResource Center has given bereavement resources, mental healthassistance, facilitated group therapy for peer support and raisedawareness to over a half million people. In 2016,we aim to raise $50,000 to continue our work, while we inspire and mobilize ourwalkers and volunteers across the Brooklyn Bridge into our beautiful candle ceremony to honor our angels. Whether you walk, sponsor or help to raise awareness, you are a contributor to this cause and we are very grateful for you!

North Dakota

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Ohio

Date
Location
Event
Date of Event:

October 22, 2016

Time of Event:

3:00pm

Address of Event:

691 E Dayton Yellow Springs Rd

Fairborn, OH 45324

Event Name: Walk to Remember

Event Contact Name: Meghan

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 937-374-9450

Brief Description of Event: Join us as we walk to remember our children that went before us. This is in remembrance for all pregnancy and infant loss. Miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, SADS, etc. We will be in Shelter 3. Follow the signs.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

6:30pm

Address of Event:

301 Huntington Beach Drive

Fairport Harbor, OH 44077

Event Name: Violet’s Light

Event Contact Name: Amy Neff

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 808-780-5003

Brief Description of Event: A gathering of remembrance created in honor of my niece, Violet Evelyn Ochoa, who was born still on August 12th, 2011. This event is to honor the babies who were taken too soon from pregnancy or infant loss. We will be meeting at 6:45 to come together, share our stories, and have a candlelight vigil starting at 7:00 pm. We will have luminary bags inmemory of our babies and we will be reading the names of the babies we’ve lost. If you’d like a name added to the list and a luminary bag with your baby’s name you can email me ahead of time at [email protected], message me through the facebook page, or we can always add it before we start.

You don’t have to live in Northeast Ohio to participate. Anyone can have a baby honored, no matter where in the world you are. We will post pictures of each luminary bag after the ceremony so that those of you who could not attend can still see the luminary bag made for your baby.

This event will be held rain or shine. Weather permitting, we will be meeting at the fire pit located on the western end of the beach. If the forecast calls for rain, we will be meeting at the beach shelter, also located on the western end of the beach.

Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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Date of Event:

October 11, 2016

Time of Event:

7:00pm

Address of Event:

120 Germany Hallow Road

Honey Brook, Pa 19344

Event Name: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Night

Event Contact Name: Heather

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 267-825-5587

Brief Description of Event: A night for moms, dads, siblings, family, and friends to remember the previous babies who were taken too soon. Cookies and drinks will be provided. Registration is required.

www.pregnancyandinfantlossremembrancenight.com

Puerto Rico

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Rhode Island

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South Africa

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South Carolina

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Date of Event:

10/15/2016

Time of Event:

6:30- 8:00 pm

Address of Event:

302 Senate St

Columbia, SC 29201

Event Name: Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Event

Event Contact Name: Natalie Welanetz

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 8649409215

Brief Description of Event: October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness/Remembrance day, a national day for parents of angels to join together and take time toremember our darling babies.

At 7 pm, in ALL time zones, parents throughout the country will light a candle in remembrance of babies lost to miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, and all other causes of infant loss. Know that you are not alone, that we are in this together. Join us to help create awareness,to find support and also offer support to parents and families affected by infant loss. Feel free to share pictures of your angel and candles on October 15!

Healing Grace Childbirth Services hopes to raise awareness about pregnancy and infant loss and are including an awareness table (brochures, resources, books, educational materials). Proceeds from this event will go directly to providing support to families affected by pregnancy or infant loss. We are hoping to find a few businesses to help sponsor this event, helping to provide light refreshments to the families that will be joining us on that evening.

This event will include tables highlighting the bereavement services available to the area, a raffle and give-away, free goodie bags on a first-come first-serve basis, and much more!

The link to event on Facebook is here if you’re interested. What if You Can’t Make It If you’re not local to SC but would like to join us for the virtual candle lighting, we’d love to have you! At 7 pm, in all time zones, you can light a candle and share a photo with us, we can all remember our angels together.

South Dakota

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Tennessee

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Date of Event:

Oct 15, 2016

Time of Event:

6 pm

Address of Event:

Sunset Memorial Park

Mountain City, TN 37683

Event Name: Community Infant Memorial Service

Event Contact Name: Diane Darocha

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 413 822 7527

Brief Description of Event: This event is open to anyone who has lost a child during pregnancy or infancy and those who mourn with them. We hope to bring honor and peace to those who grieve for their little ones.

Texas

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Event
Date of Event:

Oct 15, 2016

Time of Event:

6 pm

Address of Event:

14700 San Pedro Ave.

San Antonio, TX 78232

Event Name: Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Ceremony

Event Contact Name: Katie Knolle

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 210-416-0058

Brief Description of Event: Abiding Presence Lutheran Church – Outdoor Prayer Garden

6:00 – *Refreshments & Balloon Decorating

6:45 – *Balloon Release

7:00 – *Candle Lighting

*Will be provided

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

3:00 pm

Address of Event:

Klyde Warren Park

1901 Woodall Rodgers Freeway

Dallas, Tx 75201

Event Name: Advocates of Anferney’s 3rd Annual Balloon Release & Ca

Event Contact Name: Queen Ekobena

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 469-647-5062

Brief Description of Event: Honor our babies gone too soon

  • Registration check in
  • Balloon decoration
  • Candle lighting an Balloon Release
Date of Event:

October 1, 2016

Time of Event:

1:00pm

Address of Event:

Calvary Church

4401 N State Highway 161

Irving, TX 75038

Event Name: MEND Walk to Remember

Event Contact Name: Rebekah Mitchell

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: (972) 506-9000

Brief Description of Event: 20th annual Walk to Remember and the dedication of the Garden of Hope.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

1:00 pm

Address of Event:

2700 FM 1960 West

Houston, TX 77068

Event Name: Walk to Remember

Event Contact Name: Stormy Mitchell

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 281-374-8528

Brief Description of Event: Houston area families can join us for the M.E.N.D.-Houston Walk to Remember for this beautiful ceremony. We have a speaker, singer, balloon release, and a time where each baby’s name is read as their families hang a personalized ornament in their memory. Join us at this event as we remember all of our babies in Heaven. Go to www.mend.org for more information. You must register to attend.

Date of Event:

10/08/2016

Time of Event:

5:00pm

Address of Event:

Harlon Block Sports Complex

1021W 18th St.

Weslaco, Tx 78596

Event Name: Balloon Release Mi Angelito Cajitas de Memoria

Event Contact Name: Laura M Villanueva – Joann Perale – Analilia Melendez – Mari Tamayo

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 956-373-8652 – 956-975-6671 – 96356-424-6293 –

Brief Description of Event: Balloon Release Mi Àngelito Cajitas de Memoria

Join us for the 4th Annual Balloon Release a rembembrance event in honor of Pregancy and Infant Loss Awereness Month. All families welcomed to participate in Balloon Release,Candle Lighting,Bubble Kisses and more.

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

630pm

Address of Event:

600 N Lee St

Round Rock, Tx 78681

Event Name: Balloon Release & Candle Light

Event Contact Name: Jimmie J Vernon

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 512-689-7559

Brief Description of Event: Please join us in Our 3rd Annual Balloon Release & Candle Light Service. Family Event & Free to you !!!! Angel Kisses www.celebratingourangel.com

Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

12:00 pm

Address of Event:

Clear Lake Park

5001 NASA Parkway

Seabrook, TX 77586

Event Name: 7th Annual Clear Lake Remembrance Gathering

Event Contact Name: Stacy Crews

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 713-557-0835

Brief Description of Event: We will be planting a tree at Clear Lake Park. Feel free to bring your friends and family as we dedicate this tree to your loved one. It will be a very special day. Please follow the event page for details and RSVP there as well. Times will most likely change, so please check our page often for most current information. https://www.facebook.com/events/1802020890046323/

United Kingdom

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Utah

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Vermont

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Virginia

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Date of Event:

October 15, 2016

Time of Event:

4:30pm

Address of Event:

12172 Smiths Neck Road

Carrollton, VA 23314

Event Name: Angel Steps Walk of Remembrance

Event Contact Name:Becky Bozora

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 7576423790

Brief Description of Event: Angel Steps will hold the 2nd Annual Walk of Remembrance in honor of our precious angel babies. Please email [email protected] for more informatio our precious babies. This is a free event and open to the public, but please email [email protected] to register.

Date of Event:

10/15/2016

Time of Event:

10:00AM

Address of Event:

Mary Immaculate Hospital Medical Pavillion Lobby

12720 McManus Blvd

Newport News, VA 23602

Event Name: 25th Annual Walk to Remember

Event Contact Name: Shannon Renfro

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 757-947-3371

Brief Description of Event: Join us for our 25th Annual Walk to Remember. This is a special time to honor all babies gone too soon, and to promote support, education and awareness for those who grieve and mourn. This commemoration is for parents, family, friends, and professionals who have been affected by perinatal loss, which includes miscarriage, stillbirth, and the loss of an infant through the first year of life. The walk features a memorial service with songs, readings, a balloon release, a remembrance walk, as well as a memorial tree planting, reading of names, fellowship, and refreshments.

Date of Event:

10/01/2016

Time of Event:

2:00 pm-6:00 pm

Address of Event:

William Fleming High School-stadium,3649 Ferncliff Ave

Roanoke, Va 24017

Event Name: A Walk for Our Babies 2016

Event Contact Name: Shara Terry

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 540-892-3311

Brief Description of Event: This is a fundraising walk to bring awareness and show support to those for who have suffered pregnancy or infant loss. The proceeds will be given to Carilion Children’s Hospital and the local March ofDimes. This event will include a memorial service, raffles, vendorsand much more.

Date of Event:

October 1, 2016

Time of Event:

10am-2pm

Address of Event:

Dodd Park at Point of Rocks Shelter #1

201 Enon Church Rd

Chester, VA 23836

Event Name: 2nd Annual Infant Loss Awareness Cupcake Social

Event Contact Name: Maria Lucas

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 8046215936

Brief Description of Event: Join us for our second annual infant loss awareness cupcake social in honor of Zephaniah Lucas and all babes that will never have a first birthday.

Free Family Event

*bring a package of diapers for donation and receive a free raffle ticket.

Date of Event:
October 15th, 2016

Time of Event:
8am

Address of Event:
High Bridge Trail State Park 200 Mill St

Farmville, VA 23901

Event Name: Walk for Life

Event Contact Name: Melanie Green

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 4343911011

Brief Description of Event:

The PSC will be having their annual walk for life on this date. There will be a Spirit FM Butterfly Hugs collection box. The
butterfly will be paired with an encouraging note and given to one of friends and neighbors battling cancer.

In recognition of National infant loss and miscarriage days we will have butterflies to color in honor of children lost. These special butterflies can be donated or taken home.

Washington

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Date of Event:

14October2016

Time of Event:

630pm

Address of Event:

Madigan Army Medical Center

9040 Jackson Avenue

JBLM, WA 98433

Event Name: Annual Walk to Remember for Pregnancy, Infant and Child Loss

Event Contact Name: Sandra Moore

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 360-350-8276

Brief Description of Event: Letterman Auditorium: Annual Walk to Remember for Pregnancy, Infant and Child Loss.

Washington DC

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Date of Event:

October 2, 2016

Time of Event:

3:00pm

Address of Event:

110 Irving Street NW

Washington DC 20010

Event Name: Service of Remembrance

Event Contact Name: Yolanda King

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 202-877-6077

Brief Description of Event: MedStar Washington Hospital Center will host the 9th annual Service of Remembrance on Sunday, October 2nd, at 3pm. The special event honors the life, spirit and memory of precious babies who touched the lives of many. The service includes a guest speaker, parent reflections, children’s choir, and visit to the memorial garden followed by a catered reception. All are welcome. Please call/email Yolanda King (202-877-6077[email protected]) for additional information and details.

West Virginia

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Wisconsin

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Date of Event:

August 6, 2016

Time of Event:

9-12

Address of Event:

1st Street

Hudson, WI 54017

Event Name: Halos Memorial Run/Walk & Famiky Fun Day

Event Contact Name: Kelli

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 651-329-3815

Brief Description of Event: Join us as we honor and celebrate all the children who have passed away too soon!

FAMILY EVENT which will include a Memorial Run/Walk, Kids’ Fun Run(FREE), Balloon Release, Awards Ceremony, Silent Auction, Vendor Booths, Great Food, Music, Kids’ Carnival with Fair Hair, Face Painting and Dunk Tank!

Proceeds benefit the Halos of the St. Croix Valley, non-profit foundation serving families suffering the loss of a child. The mission of Halos of the St. Croix Valley, is to provide ongoing support, encouragement, and assistance to families who are grieving the loss of a child. We want to promote C.A.R.E. (Compassion, Awareness,Remembrance and Education) Together we will give families hope through healing and help them keep their child’s memory alive. To also help provide support to siblings grieving the loss of their brother or sister.

Date of Event:

10/15/2016

Time of Event:

9:00 am

Address of Event:

3126 W. 20th Ave

Oshkosh, WI 54904

Event Name: Babies for Heaven 5K Run/Walk

Event Contact Name: Nicole Riddick

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 920-410-1797

Brief Description of Event: The 4th Annual Babies for Heaven 5K Run/Walk is an event that brings together grieving families to find support and others who understand their experience. The event ends with a beautiful remembrance ceremony to honor the babies gone too soon.

Wyoming

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Location
Event
Date of Event:

10/01/2016

Time of Event:

7:30am

Address of Event:

291 Esterbrook Road

DOUGLAS, WY 82633

Event Name: A Run to Remember

Event Contact Name: Kayla Moore

Event Contact Email: [email protected]

Event Contact Phone: 3073591659

Brief Description of Event:

http://www.active.com/douglas-wy/running/distance-running-races/a-run-to-remember-2016?int

Register at the link above. Half Marathon and 10k in Douglas! Bringing awareness to Pregnancy and Infant loss. October is the month we honor our angel babies and light
candles for hope. Start trainging today!

A Run To Remember

10K and Half Marathon Bringing awareness to & support for those affected by Infant and Pregnancy Loss Walkers are welcome to join the 10k, but runners only for the half!