Benefits of Membership
Widowed Friends is a welcoming place to meet new friends who have also experienced loss and understand the feelings and thoughts you have. Together we are stronger.
Find New Purpose and Meaning
At Widowed Friends you’ll find an understanding and compassionate atmosphere, resources for navigating the grief process, and help regaining your confidence after loss. We believe that by interacting with others and participating in a variety of different events and community activities we gain strength to move forwards on a new life path.
As part of our community you will:
Meet new people
Offer a welcoming place to meet new friends who have also experienced loss
Rebuild your confidence
Regain confidence with rewarding experiences
Social connections to help alleviate feelings of loneliness and isolation
Regular group discussions of the grief journey
Learn from the experience of others
Resources on navigating the grief process
Monthly virtual and in-person social events including guest speakers
Access to a “Members Only” resources and special events
Text 2 Connect
Option to join our texting only program – members keep in touch via text once a week or more, and share greetings and updates.
Receive a weekly newsletter
Weekly newsletter outlining upcoming events and activities, recipes, things to do and more
Join a book club
Book Club meets monthly to discuss a book of the month and share thoughts and conversation
What’s Happening This Month!
As a member of our community, you’ll have access to:
Connect with us virtually:
- Connect & Coffee Hour
- Virtual Bingo
- Weekly Peer Support sessions
- Grief Support Group
- Guest speakers
- Book Club
- Member Travel Group
- Games Night
Connect at in-person events:
- Walking Club (restarting Spring 2024)
- Breakfast & Dinner get togethers
- Coffee Talks -members meet up at a variety of locations for a morning chat and coffee
- Community Connect – members create and arrange their own events with other members
Connect with us at special online events:
Peer Support: Connect with members to share experiences & gain support in an open and friendly environment.
Attend online events with guest speakers
Check out the travel group for opportunities to share travel info and book trips with other members through our Member Portal.
Connect with other members through our Text2Connect program and private Facebook group too!
What’s one thing you’ve learned from this group that has made a positive impact on your life?