We help new widows navigate the harsh realities of life after loss.

When you don't know where to start, you start with us.

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We give you wings to fly again.

TESTIMONIAL

I can't say enough about this wonderful organization. From beginning to end I felt like their highest priority. liane and Chris were  so sensitive to my grief and situation. They helped me through all the things I didn't know - things I never would have thought about. I miss Mark so much, but I know I'll be okay.  

Mary R., Savage MN

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Financial 

Coaching

69% of widows say “becoming the sole financial decision maker” is the top financial challenge of widowhood.

Widows aren't prepared for the financial aftermath of losing a spouse. Learn how we can help.

Know a Widow?

Give Her    Wings.

 

Widow Services

Sometimes you don't want to be disturbed. Easier to live in your own head. Other times you would give anything to talk to someone who understands what you're going through.

Our widow volunteers have walked in your shoes. Learn how we can help.

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Upcoming Events

Wed, Sept 23rd, 7 pm

Join Liane Laurion, Director of Widow Services and Host of our Building Community Speaker Series - Free Events

Jenny

will present

"Where do we go from here? Grief, Trauma & Finding a way Forward"

Jenny Schroedel

Jenny Schroedel is a chaplain with Optage Hospice (Presbyterian Homes & Services).   She offers grief support and education across sites and in the community.   She is also an  author, most recently of Naming The Child: Hope-filled Reflections on Stillbirth, Miscarriage and Infant Death.  

While living in  Hawaii, she worked as Director of Bereavement Services for Hospice of Kona, where she helped found Hospice of Kona's Maluihi Grief Center.  After a decade in Hawaii, she is glad to be home in the city she loves for such a time as this. 

Watch previous programs on YouTube

 

Our Donors, Friends & Partners

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©2020 by Wings for Widows.

Wings for Widows is a Minnesota nonprofit corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.​

Federal Tax Identification Number (EIN): 82-3910357

Wings for Widows does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, volunteers, vendors, donors and clients.