If you have found us because you have experienced a loss, our hearts go out to you. We welcome you to reach out and join us as we honor babies gone too soon. If you would like to speak with someone or need financial assistance fill out our online application form and someone who can help will be in touch.

Who we serve

The need is great in the state of Colorado. There are no government funds available to support bereaved families who need to make final arrangements for their baby and ongoing support to rebuild their lives. With your support, we can support these families and make a difference in Colorado.

The Colorado Chapter has assisted many families with funeral services, hosted memorial gatherings remembering babies, and holds its annual Rock & Walk gathering the community and bereaved families to walk and raise funds together in honor of their baby to help future families.

Help your Community

Anyone who is interested in supporting bereaved families in Colorado is welcome and encouraged to attend one of these upcoming events, or apply to become a VolunTEAR with this form.

Upcoming Events

Support Group
Date: The 3rd Wednesday of each month
Time: 7-8:30 pm
Location: The Artful Cup, 3090 N 12th St. Grand Junction, CO
No registration required

Bereaved Mother’s Day Event
Time: 7:30 pm
Location: Ribbon Trail, Grand Junction, CO
To reach The Ribbon Trail, also known as “Moon Rock”
From Broadway turn South onto Monument Road
Turn left on D Road
Right on Rosevale Road
Turn right on Little Park Road and continue for approximately 8 miles
The Ribbon Trail sign will be on your right and will be marked for our event.
To reach Moon Rock, walk about 1/2 mile down Ribbon Trail. Bring a flashlight or headlamp for the return walk after the ceremony.

About the event: The loss of a child at any age breaks a mother’s heart. This year, we want to honor all our children, no matter what age they died. We will come together a sunset on the eve before Bereaved Mother’s Day to remember and honor each child and each mother. All bereaved mother’s and their families are welcome.
Join us for a gathering honoring mothers who have lost a child and remembering the child that will always be loved and missed. Whether you lost a child during pregnancy, infancy, childhood or adulthood, all are welcome to the sunset gathering.

Stay in Touch

To stay up to date on events near you, and to find out how you can join the movement across Colorado, connect with us on Facebook, or reach out to our Chapter Leader! We will be happy to speak with you by phone call or text.

Like us on Facebook: Western Colorado Chapter of the TEARS Foundation

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Colorado Chapter Leaders
Stacey Thompson (801) 380-2734
Graham Thompson (801) 360-3352
Email: ColoradoChapter@TheTearsFoundation.org

                                                                                      Thank you Sponsors!

THE BARTON FAMILY, 2020 Colorado Rock & Walk PRESENTING Sponsor


State Farm – Seth Rockey, Agent – Bronze Sponsor
Learn Laugh and Love Childcare – Bronze