Children's Memorial Day Events
from MISS Foundation Chapters

Unless we remember, we cannot understand...

On April 30, 2002 the Senate passed Senate Resolution 109, as amended. The resolution designates the 2nd Sunday in every December as National Children's Memorial Day... Therefore:

In honor of the children who died before their time...
You are cordially invited to join us in sacred remembrance~

National Children's Memorial Day Candlelighting Ceremony

Sunday, December 14th, 2003
Commencing 6:30 p.m.
Being Held at:
St. Francis Xavier Chapel
4715 North Central Road
Phoenix, Arizona

For mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, grandparents, aunts and uncles, friends, and the professionals who serve families. Candles will be provided. Please RSVP to - Arizona Ceremony Sponsored by: and Compassionate Friends

National Children's Memorial Day Candlelighting Ceremony

Sponsor: M.I.S.S. Foundation Idaho / Mothers and Fathers in Sympathy and Support
Date & Time: Sunday, December 14, 2003 6:00PM
Guest Registration - Program Begins at 6:30PM
Location: 9950 West Ustick Road Boise, Idaho - USA - Between Maple Grove and Five Mile roads New Heights Fellowship Church

A safe haven for families and friends to honor a child or children that have died, at any age, from any cause. Those that serve grieving families with care are encouraged to attend. Join us for an evening of loving remembrance and a beautiful live music tribute to these precious children.

Keepsake candles and refreshments are provided free of charge - there is no charge to attend - please call 208-861-2407 to arrange for child care services.

Special Events
Community bereavement resource display in lobby before and after program.

Nancy and Peter Grayson 208-861-2407

This is a community wide program, welcoming all families, when a child has died.

Volunteers and In-kind donations welcome

...Together, we remember them.


MISS Foundation Information
The M.I.S.S. Foundation was founded in 1996 and is an international non-profit 501(c ) 3 organization
which offers immediate and on-going support for families experiencing the death of a child from any
cause. We offer local support groups, bilingual support, resources, free funeral planning, peer counseling, newsletters, camps for grieving kids, and a wonderful website ( We also believe strongly in community education and awareness. We offer various programs that range from healthy baby education to bereavement support to annual conferences and seminars for medical professionals helping provide psychosocial intervention to grieving families . For more information, please contact the National MISS Foundation offices at 623.979.1000.


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