Every year, OUR HOUSE is proud to offer A Run for Hope- a day for group members, alumni, volunteers, and community members to walk/run in memory of someone close to them who has died. The back of t-shirts are personalized with a photo of the participants special person. After the walk/run, all the child participants are invited up on the stage to say who they are running in memory of. It’s a very proud moment and a special and inspiring day for everyone.
OUR HOUSE is honored to be the Los Angeles branch of a National Bereavement Camp, Camp Erin. Camp is offered at no cost to children. In 2011, we 96 campers in attendance and 45 volunteers for the weekend. Here are a few of our volunteers waiting for the campers to arrive!
Camp Erin 2011 Group Shot- 96 campers ranging from ages 7 to 17. This year, Camp Erin-LA will be held on August 24-26.
As a volunteer-run agency, OUR HOUSE has over 185 individuals who give countless hours of their time leading grief support groups. Every year, we hold a Volunteer Luncheon and value this special opportunity to honor every single one of our volunteers.
The Run for Hope is another day where our volunteers can see the profound impact they are having on group members.