VIRTUAL Family Nights

Grief Support for the Whole Family

Due to COVID-19 requirements for physical distancing,
our Family Nights program has been converted to an online format. 

During this time of physical distancing, family grief support is more important than ever. Our virtual Family Nights, offered free of charge, bring grieving families together online ahead of holidays and other special days to promote sharing and communication.

CaringMatters’Family Nights workshops help families learn coping tools, plan for handling celebrations, and mark the absence of their loved one(s). Art activities, facilitated by trained volunteers, encourage parents and children to create something together as a way to continue conversations about their loved ones and to help keep their memories alive.

Please contact 
Gilly Cannon at or 301-990-8904

to learn more or to register.

For the virtual Family Nights, families will need a space where they can do an art project together, as a well as a device, preferably a tablet or computer, to access Zoom. CaringMatters will deliver all necessary art project materials a few days prior to the online workshop.


Each workshop is designed to be independent of the others, so that families can come to one or more as they choose. Appropriate for families with children ages 5-18. Registration is required.

Upcoming Family Nights, to be held online,
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on the following dates:

Pre-Mother’s Day/Father’s Day, May 6, 2021(registration deadline April 30)

Each workshop is designed to be independent of the others, so that families can come to one or more as they choose.

The workshops help families:

• Express their grief and remember their loved one who died

• Honor their loved one while bringing their family closer together 

• Learn coping strategies for handling holidays and special days 


Appropriate for families with children ages 5-18. Space is limited. Registration is required.

Download our
Family Nights Flyer
English / Spanish

Thank you to our Family Nights sponsor,

The Newburger-Schwartz Family Foundation.


CaringMatters provides social supports and community education so that no one dies or grieves alone.  


Phone: 301-869-HOPE (4673)

Registered Charity: 52-1591455

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