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 Pennsylvania. 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 Pennsylvania.
The Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania is welcome and encouraged to attend one of these upcoming events, or apply to become a VolunTEAR with this form.
TEARS Family Christmas Party
Location: Pizza Joe’s, 1203 Craton Ave., New Castle, PA
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
We will be making stockings for our babies. Pizza, pop and chips will be provided.
Location: Salvation Army Gym; 1420 Ridge Ave, Latrobe, PA
Time: 4 pm
We will be making ornaments in memory of our babies to take home and place on your Christmas tree. Families are welcome to come and make an ornament. We will have light refreshments. There will be activities for children.
Dad’s Division Ax Throwing Party
Location: Valhalla; 3595 State Route 30, East Latrobe, PA
Time: 7-9:30 pm
Starts at 7:00 but feel free to come when you can. Cost is $35/person to throw axes. We will be providing food and drinks. Come spend time with other bereaved Dads.
TEARS Night at the Ballpark
Location: 1000 Park Ave, Altoona, PA 01660
Time: 2 pm
Come watch an Altoona Curve Ballgame with your family. Tickets will be $13 and proceeds will benefit the Pennsylvania Chapter of The TEARS Foundation. We will be recognized on the field.
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group
Ravilia’s Restaurant Blairsville PA
59 W. Market Street Blairsville PA
Third Thursday of every month from 6:30-7:30pm
This support group is for everyone who has suffered a loss. Anyone is welcome to attend no matter how long ago your loss was or when it occurred. You’re welcome to come and share. For any questions, please contact Paige Green (724) 961-9489.
Stay in Touch
To stay up to date on events near you, and to find out how you can join the movement across Pennsylvania, connect with us on Facebook, join our email list, or reach out to one of our Chapter Leaders! We will be happy to speak with you by phone call or text.
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Pennsylvania Chapter Leaders
Paige Green (724) 961-9489
Sean Green (724)289-8614