Hope Bereavement Events and News

21st Annual Remembering Service – 2nd December 2019

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New Fundraising and Partnering Fact sheets available

You asked and we listened… We have developed a Fundraising fact sheet for individuals who are wanting to fund-raise for Hope. You can download it on our Get Involved page. For those businesses interested in partnering Hope, we have also developed a Partner with us Factsheet.  Read more

Hope, for the future

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2019 Walk of Hope

What a wonderful day! Over 200 people walking in memory of their beloved child or loved one came out to share this experience. THANK YOU to all who have volunteered either their time, expertise, food, or equipment to help this day come together here in Geelong. A special thankyou to our event organiser, Maree Burn,... Read more

APCO Foundation Donates to Hope

Today we met with the wonderful board members of the to talk about the work Hope does. APCO have provided Hope with an incredibly generous $20,000 donation to continue our work. We cannot thank them enough.   Sharon and Jill from APCO Foundation handing the cheque to Board member extraordinaire Pam Virgona. Read more

Live Stream – Dr Rob Gordon – Trauma, Grief and Post-traumatic Growth Following Suicide

Wednesday 9th October 7pm   There will be a live stream of Dr Rob Gordon as he delivers his talk on trauma, grief and post-traumatic growth at Support After Suicide, Melbourne Office. You can view it on a computer, laptop, tablet or phone. The lives stream will be through Zoom. There are two options: Zoom:... Read more

Hope want your feedback!

Hope Service Evaluation We believe that your feedback – good or bad – is essential to improving the services that Hope Bereavement Care offers. Tell us what was good and what could be improved, say thanks or call for change Please note that: Your participation is voluntary. You do not have to participate in this... Read more

Walk of Hope – Sunday 13th October 2019

Date: Sunday 13th October 2019 Time: 10.00am to 2.00pm At: Rippleside Park, Geelong The Geelong Walk of Hope commemorates 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 Pier and back (4... Read more

2019 Support After Suicide Charity Luncheon

Monday 9th September  93 people attended the 3rd 2019 Support After Suicide (SAS) Charity Luncheon presented in conjunction with the Geelong & District Freemasons, raising over $14,000. All the proceeds from this event go to funding Hope SAS Service, directly supporting suicide awareness, prevention and bereavement. We have many people to thank, in particular our... Read more

Hope, for the Future

Hope launch our major Fundraiser and your help is needed A sudden and unexpected death is devastating – lives are changed forever. Grief can lead to feelings of disbelief, guilt, loneliness, fear, anxiety and helplessness and physical symptoms like sleeplessness. Over time, and with Hope’s support people can slowly begin to live their lives again.... Read more