Hope Bereavement Events and News

Keep up to date with the events and news of Hope Bereavement Care and its partners and supporters.

Hope Bereavement Care offers confidential support and care of bereaved parents and families following the sudden or unexpected death of a child or adult. For more information contact Hope Bereavement Care.

Offering free, qualified bereavement support to any person in the greater Geelong region.

Stillbirth Research and Education Report

The Senate Select Committee on Stillbirth Research and Education tabled its report earlier this month.  See REPORT Read more

Anglesea beach camp (15-17 March 2019), hosted by Road Trauma Families Victoria

Anglesea beach camp (15-17 March 2019), hosted by Road Trauma Families Victoria.  If you know a teen (12-17 years) who’s having a hard time right now and finding it difficult to handle the loss of a loved one, please share this message (and attached flyer) with their parent or guardian. Please note: while hosted by Road... Read more

Geelong Walk of Hope 2018

The Geelong “Walk of Hope” is on Sunday 14th October at Rippleside Park, Geelong at 10.00am.  To register go to TryBooking This event  commemorates International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. After a brief ceremony to remember their precious children who have died, family and friends will walk along the Geelong waterfront from Rippleside Park to... Read more

2018 Support After Suicide Charity Luncheon

2018 CHARITY LUNCHEON to raise funds for the Support After Suicide service. GUEST SPEAKER:  Gillon McLachlan (AFL CEO) MC: Hamish McLachlan (Channel 7 Sports Commentator) TUESDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER 2018, 12.00-2.00PM The Captains Room, Brownlow Stand, GMHBA Stadium, Geelong Tickets:  https://www.trybooking.com/XIZE RSVP – Monday, 3rd September [See attached flyer for details] 2018 Luncheon flyer Read more

HOPE’s new logo

HOPE is very excited to reveal our new logo! The new logo will begin to appear on HOPE’s information, documents and marketing material over the coming months. We are also in the process of updating our website with the new logo and some new information. The new website is schedule to go live in September. Read more

2018 Hope Charity Sports Breakfast

Stan Alves & Hope Bereavement invite you to our 2018 Charity Sports Breakfast. WHEN: Tuesday 24th April 2018, 7:00am until 8:30am WHERE:  GMHBA Stadium, Presidents South, Level 2, Brownlow Stand, Geelong GUEST SPEAKERS: Past player Tom Lonergan on ‘Life After Football’ Current player Nakia Cockatoo Club doctor Geoff Allen INVESTMENT: $85 for a hot cooked breakfast or... Read more

CHANGE OF DATE for 2018 SPAN WALK

Please note that the annual SPAN Walk that usually occurs on the 26th January in Johnstone Park, Geelong, has been rescheduled to Sunday 9th September 2018. The change is due to unfinished major works in the park, and to coincide with other ‘World Suicide Prevention Day’ events in Melbourne. Please let others know. (SPAN =... Read more

Child Bereavement Remembering Service in Geelong

Anyone who has experienced the death of a child is welcome to attend our annual Remembering Service. Date: Monday 4th December, 2017 Time: 7pm for a 7.30pm start Place: Ukrainian Hall, 57 Pakington Street, Geelong West This Service is for families and friends who wish to remember and celebrate the life of a child who has died.... Read more

Walk Of Hope 2017

The Geelong “Walk of Hope” is on Sunday 15th October at Rippleside Park, Geelong at 10.00am.  To register go to https://www.trybooking.com/RYDE This event  commemorates International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. After a brief ceremony to remember their precious children who have died, family and friends will walk along the Geelong waterfront from Rippleside Park to Cunningham... Read more

2017 Hope Charity Sports Breakfast

Stan Alves & Hope invite you to our Charity Sports Breakfast. All profits will help being more HOPE to Geelong families trying to cope with the sudden death of a precious loved one. GUEST SPEAKER: Joel Selwood, Geelong Cats Captain WHEN: Wednesday 26th April 2017,  7:00am until 8:30am WHERE:  The Captains Room, Simonds Stadium, Geelong INVESTMENT: $85 for... Read more