Mission, Vision, Values

Our Mission:
To provide an empathetic community of peer support and education for individuals and families who are grieving.

Our Vision:
The bereaved helping the bereaved so that no one has to walk alone through their journey of grief.

Our Values:

  1. Empathy: We embody a culture of compassion and understanding that everyone’s grief experience is unique, and that those who have walked the grief journey can help those who are new to it.
  2. Education: We believe educating the community about the grief experience contributes to the healing process, helps lessen the stigma of grief and bereavement and creates opportunities for conversation.
  3. Gratitude: We are grateful for the opportunity to support the bereaved in our community and thankful for the generosity of our donors who make it possible.
  4. Respect: We treat our staff and volunteers with kindness and appreciation for their skills, time and contributions to our organization.
  5. Confidentiality: We hold member confidentiality to the highest standard and provide a safe and secure environment to travel grief’s journey.
  6. Accountability: We are accountable to the membership to ensure the needs of the bereaved are being met efficiently, effectively and responsibly.