Our Bereaved Support Groups & Community Events

So that the loved ones we’ve lost are never forgotten. 

We link families with Acute Loss resources, community remembrance events and support groups that will aid in the healing
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nd help to keep the memory of loved ones remembered.

Grief Support Meeting Schedule: 
Bereaved Parents Group meet 1st Tuesday of each month 6 P.M.- 8 P.M. 
For Any Loss ~ Lunch Bunch meet 2nd Wednesday of each month 11 A.M.-12:30 P.M.  
Bereaved Spouse Group meet 3rd Tuesday of each month 6 P.M.- 8 P.M. 
For more grief support information contact Margie at (314) 965-8228 or email margie@cherish.org

2022 Calendar of Events

July

  • Tuesday July 5 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Parent Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051
  • Wednesday July 13 @ 11 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.Lunch Bunch-Any Loss
    -Meeting Location: Savannah’s Restaurant & Bar 
    6770 Mall Drive, Cedar Hill, MO 63016  
  • Tuesday July 19 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Spouse Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051

August

  • Tuesday August 2 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Parent Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051
  • Wednesday August 10 @ 11 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.Lunch Bunch-Any Loss
    -Meeting Location: Viviano’s Festa Italiano 55 Fenton Plaza, Fenton MO 63026 (Left of Aldi’s) 
  • Tuesday August 16 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Spouse Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051

September

  • Tuesday September 6 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Parent Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051
  • Saturday September 10 @ 9:30 A.M.: The Children’s Walk
    -Meeting Location: Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens 6300 Hwy 30 Cedar Hill, MO 63122
  • Wednesday September 14 @ 11 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.Lunch Bunch-Any Loss
    -Meeting Location: to be announced
  • Tuesday September 20 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Spouse Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051

October

  • Tuesday October 4 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Parent Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051
  • Wednesday October 12 @ 11 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.Lunch Bunch-Any Loss
    -Meeting Location: to be announced
  • Tuesday October 18 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Spouse Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051

November

  • Tuesday November 1 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Parent Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051
  • Sunday November 6 @ 2 P.M.: Holiday Memorial
    -Meeting Location: Chapel Hill 10301 Big Bend Road Kirkwood, MO 63122
  • Wednesday November 9 @ 11 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.: Any Loss – Lunch Bunch
    -Meeting Location: to be announced
  • Sunday November 13 @ 2 P.M.: Holiday Memorial
    -Meeting Location: Chapel Hill 6300 Hwy. 30 Cedar Hill, MO 63016 
  • Tuesday November 15 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Spouse Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051
  • Sunday November 20 @ 2 P.M.: Holiday Memorial
    -Meeting Location: Chapel Hill St. Francois Memorial Park 6776 Vo-Tech Rd. Bonne Terre, MO 63628 

December

  • Tuesday December 6 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Parent Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 63051
  • Sunday December 11 @ 7 P.M. National Children’s Candle Lighting Day
    -Meeting Location: Chapel Hill 6300 Hwy. 30 Cedar Hill, MO 63016 
  • Wednesday December 14 @ 11 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.: Any Loss ~ Lunch Bunch
    -Meeting Location: to be announced
  • Tuesday December 20 @ 6 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.Cherish Bereaved Spouse Support Group
    -Meeting Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office Boardroom 4290 Gravois Rd. House Springs, MO 6305

We would not be able to host all of our wonderful events without the help of our caring volunteers on our events committee.

We would like to extend a big thank you to Cindy Woods, Sue Weber, and Jessica Gates.

If you are interested in attending our events:

We would love to have you attend our events! Everyone is welcome.

Grief Support Event Information

Hope for Bereaved Parents

event 1

Date: Every 1st Tuesday of the month
Time: 6:00 P.M.- 8:00 P.M.
Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office/Boardroom 4290 Gravois Road in House Springs, Missouri
About: For parents coping with the loss of a child. To view individual meeting dates, please see calendar above. 

Hope for Bereaved Spouses

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Date: Every 3rd Tuesday of the month 
Time: 6:00 PM-8:00 P.M.
Location: Northwest R-1 Central Office/Boardroom. 4290 Gravois Road in  House Springs, Missouri
About: For men and women coping with the loss of a spouse. To view individual meeting dates, please see the calendar above.

Any Loss ~ Lunch Bunch

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Date: Every 2nd Wednesday of the month
Time: 11:00 AM-12:30 P.M. 
Location: to be announced
About: A social group for any losses.

Community Event Information

For more event & volunteer information contact Samantha at (314) 274-4100 or email sam@cherish.org

Annual Memorial Events

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Date: Sundays in November
Time: 2 P.M. 
Locations:
-November 4 @ Chapel Hill 10301 Big Bend Road Kirkwood, MO 63122
-November 11 @ Chapel Hill 6300 Hwy 30 Cedar Hill, MO 63016
-November 18 @ Chapel Hill 6776 Vo-Tech Road Bonne Terre, MO 63628
About: We offer memorial programs to help you keep your loved one’s memory alive. These include a Holiday Memorial Event that offers practical suggestions to help families through the holidays.

Armed Forces and Memorial Day Tribute

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We offer several other community events that help us come together as a community and remember those we have lost. These include:

  • Cherish – Ladies Tea Party
  • Veterans Slideshow 
  • And more

You are not alone.

Learn more about our services today.

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Cherish is a non-profit organization. We offer all of our events at no charge to the community. In order to further the work we do, we rely on the generosity of our community. If you would like to help Cherish continue our mission please consider making a donation today.

At Cherish, our purpose is to ensure that every family has an intentional plan to begin healing at the time of loss and to help them establish the vital habits and behaviors they will need for a healthy grief experience. With your donation, we can help families in need. Thank you for your generosity.