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March 30, 2019

Dear Friends,

On my way out the door today, I noticed two of the most beautiful flowers that seem to have appeared out of nowhere, in a place no flowers would typically grow. These little miracles blossomed among the weeds, through rock and sand, and stood tall and stro...

November 1, 2018

From The Director

Fall/Winter 2018

In late September, as we usually do, we held our annual Ray of Hope fundraiser; this year, with a new theme - the Celebration Bash. This year’s twist on the event included the transformation of our Wine Pull to a Spirit Pull, which was...

September 13, 2018

From the Director

Summer 2018

Dear Friends,

We have a book in our library called “The Invisible String” by Patrice Karst. The book talks about an invisible string made of love. The string reaches everywhere and connects us with the ones we love no matter where they go. It...

April 26, 2018

From the Director 

Spring 2018

Dear Friends,

This May marks my two year anniversary with Mary’s Place. As I look back over the past two years I think about all of the amazing people I have had the privilege of meeting. From our participants to our volunteers, board member...

December 1, 2017

From the Director

Fall/Winter 2017 

Dear Friends,

The generosity I have seen this year has been overwhelming, to say the least. The donations made to our Center both monetarily and in the form of snacks, books on our wish list, gifts for our kids holiday gift bags, volunt...

July 1, 2017

From The Director

Summer 2017

Aside from “I’m sorry for your loss,” you may not always know exactly what to sayto someone who has lost a loved one, and that is okay. You are not expected to have all of the answers or take away their pain, and there is no perfect thing to...

April 1, 2017

From the Director

Spring 2017

At a certain age we learn that loss is a part of life. This does not make loss any less painful. The children that come to Mary’s Place have learned this harsh truth at a young age as their loved one has died and their lives have been foreve...

October 1, 2016

From the Director

Fall/Winter 2016

During this time of year we tend to reflect on the passing year, sometimes with pleasant thoughts and memories and sometimes with heavy hearts, as we remember our loved ones who have died. The holidays can be an especially difficult tim...

June 1, 2016

From the Director

Summer 2016

This year we celebrate the 20 year anniversary of the birth of Mary’s Place. I could not be more proud to be part of such a meaningful and necessary organization at such a pivotal time in its history. It is an honor to stand with all of you...

April 1, 2016

From the Director

Spring 2016

As I write this letter I am a few months away from my final days at Mary’s Place. At the end of May I will be retiring, stepping down from my role as executive director. I feel truly blessed to have been allowed to share in the grief journey...

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