Featuring some of the latest news about the Society’s programs, events, and more.
The Canadian Alliance for Grieving Children & Youth (CAGCY) along with three lead organizations (Lighthouse for Grieving Children and Families, Lumara Grief & Bereavement Care Society, and Seasons Centre for Grieving Children) are pleased to introduce you to the Canadian Children’s Grief Symposium – Canada’s second virtual conference designed specifically for those who support grieving children and youth.
We are proud to announce that our very own Dr. Heather Mohan received the highest distinction from Douglas College yesterday where she was recognized as an Honorary Fellow.
This is a riveting and heartwarming story in the making; of courage, determination and raw talent, fused with keeping a valuable heritage alive and paying it forward into the future.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of Lumara Grief and Bereavement Care Society (the “Society”) will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at 11 am PST…
After two years of virtual runs, the day has finally come where we can once again unite as a team and run or walk together in person at this year’s 2022 Vancouver Half Marathon & Charity Challenge…
This course will focus on writing a bereavement memoir which can help to keep our loved ones with us in meaningful and life-affirming ways. The people we love always remain part of us, even after their death, and their ongoing presence can bring us lasting joy.
If you are between the ages of 13-18, and would like an opportunity to connect with peers who understand then join us for the Vancouver Island Surfing & Camping Adventure in Tofino, BC!
We are calling for the nomination of candidates to stand for the Society’s Board of Directors. Member engagement is critical to the success of the Society and the Board relies upon your recommendations for strong candidates.
Expressive Arts Therapies are a critical part of Lumara’s unique model of care. These interactive, arts-based therapies for children and adults provide helpful emotional outlets, positive coping strategies, and enhanced communication.
We invite you to join members of our team alongside our panel of incredible Indigenous Elders/Leaders/Healers/Artists as we gather in community for another season of our Indigenous Health & Wellness Series, which will provide insight, knowledge and inspiration for all those seeking light in the darkness of grief and hope for the future.
On December 4th, 2021, Mike Sanborn honoured his dear friend, Quentin Liedtke, in an epic rowing event. Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to provide supports to hundreds of children and families impacted by serious illness, grief and loss through the Lumara Grief & Bereavement Care Society.
Watch as Saoirse & Sharlene share a glimpse into their journey of grief, laughter, and healing from the first time they attended camp in 2019 to their return this fall…