Build a Memorial

We invite you to create an online memorial that can easily be shared with family and friends. In minutes, you’ll be able to invite others to celebrate your loved one’s life by adding to the memorial – photos, stories and more.

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Write an Obituary

We offer an alternative to traditional newspaper obituaries. They are costly and time consuming. Here you can create an obituary in minutes and notify family and friends from around the world with the funeral notice.

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Light a Virtual Candle

Lighting a virtual memorial candle is a symbolic way to honor someone’s life. For others, it is simply a way to show that someone’s spirit lives on in the hearts they have left behind. Remember your loved one, light a virtual candle today.

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Find Local Support

There are many local and national resources available to help you as you grieve from online resources to local workshops and camps. Here we compile those resources and make them readily available to you.

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On-line Programming

This extraordinary platform educates and offers valuable resources to support the bereaved and communities through grief’s journey and provides a platform to facilitate a healthy grief recovery.

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The multilingual website

Grief is universal and technology allows for a global connection. HealGrief.org seeks to eliminate the boundary of language by offering itself on a multilingual platform.

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The HG app

HealGrief.org seeks to develop an app offering our Facebook users functionality which integrates with the website. This app will allow our users to light virtual candles and share thoughts without ever leaving our Facebook community.

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Education and awareness

Through social media venues, HealGrief.org takes the taboo out of death by starting end-of-life conversations. In addition, we provide our followers with inspiration and hope while stressing the need for community and support, empowering one’s journey with grief.

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“TimeOut” from grief

HealGrief.org seeks to provide families that have become financially burdened resulting from the death of a primary income earner a “TimeOut” from grief. “TimeOut” may be in the form of gift cards for essential needs removing some of the financial burdens resulting from the loss of income.

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Funeral Fund

When death occurs, this cost may be crippling to those already financially burdened and in need. Targeted to assist those in our underserved communities bury their loved one with dignity, HealGrief.org may pay up to $10,000 in funeral expenses after a loved one has died.

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Many people, especially those for whom the pet is a constant companion, confide in their animals, talk to them throughout the day, give and receive deep affection, and come to count on their presence as a critical part of the day. So when your beloved pet dies, it’s not unusual to feel overwhelmed by the intensity of your sorrow.

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HealGrief.org is a 501(c)3 web-based organization, serving bereaved individuals with a virtual platform designed to aid and transition one’s grief into a healthy grief recovery. HealGrief.org has been successful because of its commitment to create a complete virtual location and is the only website offering the breadth, scope and functionality within one virtual environment. HealGrief.org:

  • Redefines the traditional obituary with free-of-charge funeral notices.
  • Offers guidelines on how to write an obituary.
  • Provides a step-by-step template with easy prompts and tools to create and personalize an obituary.
  • Allows users to notify family and friends from around the world of a loved one’s death.
  • Allows users to express condolences or share thoughts and memories from within the funeral notice.
  • Allows users to light virtual candles.
  • Allows users to upload and share treasured photos.
  • Provides both local and national grief resources.
  • Educates about grief and its journey.
  • Offers guidance on how to support the bereaved.
  • Brings conversation and attention to an inevitable life cycle, death.
  • Provides both traditional and non-traditional ideas on how to memorialize a loved one.
  • Offers information about the role of funeral homes.
  • Provides an understanding to funeral practices for various cultures and religious groups.

HealGrief.org is dedicated to supporting bereaved individuals by offering a virtual location, where family and friends from around the world can communicate a death, connect, and mourn. As one begins their journey with grief, HealGrief.org provides the platform to ultimately transition a loved one’s death into a celebration a loved one’s life.

HealGrief.org creates a universal understanding of grief and believes grief is a journey. HealGrief.org also believes, with proper guidance, information and resources, there is such a thing as a healthy grief recovery. By increasing global awareness and education, HealGrief.org removes the misguided notion that grief is something to get over and emphasize that grief is a personal journey that lasts a lifetime. We do so with ethics and integrity, compassion and understanding, and education and awareness. It is here that one can start their journey with grief.

All of the functionality, information and resources HealGrief.org provides are completely free-of-charge and unlike others, HealGrief.org will not require a fee to sustain a memorial. Year after year, users are coming back, expressing their thoughts and lighting virtual candles in memory of their loved one.

Write an obituary, create a funeral notice or memorialize someone you’ve loved. When you celebrate of a loved one’s life, you ultimately transition grief into a healthy grief recovery.

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