Carrying Your Loved One’s Name

Click Here To Submit Your Loved One’s Name To be Carried During
A Day Of Community And Caring
The 4th Annual Statewide Walk to Remember

 History Of Our TCF EOTR Kids Travels

Even If you can’t  attend The 2014 National Conference, or be able to participate in The East Of the River CT Chapter’s 4th  Annual Statewide Walk to Remember or the National Walk to Remember, it doesn’t mean that your loved cannot be remembered during this event.

Last year, in Boston, Massachusetts, the names of more than 15,000 “children”, being remembered by our friends across the country, were carried by volunteers during the National Walk.  This is a special act of love freely given by those participating in the Walk.

In 2010 East Of The River CT Chapter Leaders Bettie-Jeanne and Jim, attended the National Walk (Arlington, VA) for their first time and carried with them not only their beloved daughter, RobynApril’s name and photograph, but also all of the members of  the Northeast CT Chapter.

During the 2011 National Walk To Remember held in Minnesota, Bettie-Jeanne and Jim once carried the names and photos of all of the East Of The River CT  “Kids”.

In 2012, our “East Of The River CT Kids” traveled to Costa Mesa, California, where their names were, once again,  carried in the National Walk to Remember and their beautiful memories shared on the National Memory boards.

July 2013, our “Kids’ ” names were remembered as part of the National Conference in Boston…AND now in 2014 our “Chapter Kids” will travel to the Chicago Conference.

They Will Not Be Forgotten!

We will be honored to add your “KID’s” name to our Memory Board
and to carry their name during our 4th Annual STATEWIDE WALK TO REMEMBER.

There is absolutely no charge to submit your loved one’s name to be carried.

Submit your name(s) now!


Whether during our Statewide Walk To Remember, hosted by the East Of The River CT Chapter,  or for the National Walk to Remember there is never a fee to have your child’s or sibling’s name carried.
(Donations are tremendously appreciated and help us in our outreach to bereaved families across the country).


The Friends Asking Friends® virtual walk fundraiser allows individuals, teams, and chapters to register on-line and, using e-mail and other methods, raise monies that support the programs of  The Compassionate Friends both on a national and chapter level.   Our Local Chapter is HOLDING HANDS HUGGING HEARTS  and you can easily make a donation to any team member in honor of their loved one, or a general donation to the team.  On the National Level, as much as $80,000  has been raised through the “Friends Asking Friends” program, which continues to grow every year as more and more participate. ♥

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