Memorials and Evenings of Remembrance

Memorials and Evenings of Remembrance

Footprints Memorial

This ceremony, held in May of every year at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin, serves to remember a child who was still born, lost as a new born or lost during pregnancy. This is special time for family and friends to come together and honor those little ones who are always in their hearts.

Registration/Interview Required:               Yes

Refundable Deposit Required:                   No

Duration of Group:                                       Once per year

Saturday, May 6 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Bluff City Boulevard, Elgin

To register, please contact Christy Pitol (phone: 630.232.2233, extension 230; e-mail: cpitol@fvhh.net).

Hope for the Holidays

For those who have recently lost a loved one, the holiday season can trigger powerful emotions. During this program, participants will gain helpful coping skills to get through the holiday season, as well as ideas for incorporating the memory of their loved one into holiday traditions.

Registration/Interview Required:               Yes

Refundable Deposit Required:                   No

Duration of Group:                                      2 Hours

This group meets at Fox Valley Hands of Hope’s facilities in Geneva

To register, please contact Christy Pitol (phone: 630.232.2233, extension 230; e-mail: cpitol@fvhh.net).

Memories of Dad

For those whose fathers have died, Father’s Day is often a bittersweet holiday, evoking a heightened sense of the loss. Held in the evening of the Wednesday before every Father’s Day, Memories of Dad encourages reflecting and remembrance, and allows participants to honor their fathers’ memories.

Registration/Interview Required:               Yes

Refundable Deposit Required:                   No

Duration of Group:                                       Once per year – Date to be

                                                                         determined

To register, please contact Christy Pitol (phone: 630.232.2233, extension 230; e-mail: cpitol@fvhh.net).