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The Birthday, The Anniversary…

March 17, 2011
Kate's Club
The Birthday, The Anniversary…
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How do you honor the memory of a loved one? Below is a list of celebration suggestions from Kate's Club for days of significance that you will always associate with them.

A lit candle
  1. Eat a meal at one of their favorite restaurants or prepare their favorite meal at home.
  2. Release a balloon with a message to the loved one.
  3. Plant a tree in their memory.
  4. Establish a scholarship in their name.
  5. Have a celebration gathering.
  6. Share stories about the loved one.
  7. Listen to some of their favorite songs.
  8. Make a memory stepping stone and place it in the garden.
  9. Light a memory candle.
  10. Make a scrapbook or a memory box.
  11. Compose a poem or song.
  12. Get involved in a cause that was important to your loved one.
  13. Have a piece of jewelry made with their name on it.

Please share additional ideas in the comments section.

Photo credit: Hagley Road to Ladywood

Would you like to share your story? Please get in touch with Kate's Club! KC has free grief support with grief resources, grief counseling resources, grief training, and volunteer work in Atlanta and surrounding places in Georgia. Kate's Club is a growing nonprofit in Atlanta with grief specialists for kids and young adults going through bereavement. Our goal is to make a world where it is okay to grieve.

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