Children's Grief Awareness Day
November 21st, 2019
What is Children's Grief Awareness Day?
Observed annually, Children's Grief Awareness Day raises awareness of the impact that grief has on the lives of children. The day encourages people to provide the support these children need and to help in the future.
1 in 12
children in Indiana will experience the death of a parent or sibling by age 18
Indiana ranks 12th
Compared to the national
average, Indiana ranks 12th for childhood bereavement.
© 2019 Judi's House/JAG Institute
How to get involved
WEAR BLUE - Show solidarity by dressing in blue on November 15th.
SHARE - Spread awareness by sharing the message with your family, friends, and community. Post on social media, host an event, or start a conversation.
GIVE - Your donation to Erin's House helps to ensure that the grieving children in the community receive the support they need. Or consider giving your time by volunteering as a facilitator or house parent.
Fort Wayne shines light on children's grief awareness
Heading downtown this month? Watch where you're walking! You'll notice sidewalk decals throughout the city informing the community about children's grief.
And, November 21-24, several locations throughout downtown Fort Wayne will be lit in blue to help spread children's grief awareness.
Ash Skyline Building
Lincoln Bank Tower
Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge
Wells Street Bridge