Learning how to cope and manage your grief is extremely challenging. However, these people have managed to overcome their grief by helping others in the future. From turning grief and loss into something positive, here are a couple of headlines from this week’s Grief in the News.
Charity: Grief of Hoar Cross Hall parents leads to new charity The Grace and Jenson Foundation to help parents with stillbirth, neonatal death or miscarriage at Heartlands Hospital, burtonmail.com
Maggie and Steve Joynes Jr. lost their twins Jenson at 21 weeks, and Grace, who was stillborn at 24 weeks. Their loss reached an all time low when they couldn’t find small enough clothes that would allow them to bury their children with dignity and respect. Since their children’s death, Maggie and Steve have decided to start a foundation so other parents do not have to go through the same heartbreaking problem. [Read more…]
Parents of Nathan O’Brien establish charity, We’re exchanging grief for hope, ctnews.com
Four months after four-year-old Nathan O’Brien and his grandparents have disappeared, Nathan’s parents have decided to turn their grief into a positive. In their son’s honor, Nathan’s parents have started the Nathan O’Brien Children’s Foundation that will focus on helping underprivileged children [Read more….]