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National Volunteer Week

To all the wonderful people who have volunteered over the years to grow the Grief Centre of WA, we say Happy National Volunteer Week!!!! This year the Centre is delighted to have recieved a grant to honour the role and contribution of our volunteers with an audience participation screening of Grease. We have a few seats left, so if you wish to join our celebration please be quick and send an email to: admin@griefcentrewa.org.au Deep thanks to VolunteeringWA and Lotterywest for the grant to make our 'Celebration Time' event happen.

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COMMUNITY GRIEF GATHERINGS - Sunday 15 May and June 12

Community Grief Gatherings are based on the recognition that over the ages and across cultures, traditions around the world have always seen and experienced grief as a communal event. In western society, the pain of loss lingers for many people largely due to there being no space for it to be honoured beyond the context of a funeral and wake. The Grief Centre now offers access to simple, non-sectarian Grief Gatherings, that are held in a safe and welcoming place, as a powerful way to lift the heartache of grief while building community connection. The City of Stirling recently approved a Community Collaborations Grant to fund two Grief Gatherings in Stirling Hubs in 2022. For more information about the Gatherings or to stay in touch about further dates for our 2022 Program please send your inquiry below.

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ANNUAL HIGH TEA - Saturday, 6 August

Join us for the Grief Centre’s Annual High Tea Fundraiser, in recognition of Dying to Know Day. Enjoy an afternoon of bottomless tea, coffee and bubbles, a selection of delicious sweet and savoury treats, lucky door prizes and a raffle. All funds raised go towards supporting the work of the Grief Centre of Western Australia. Sat 6th Aug 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm at the Grief Centre, Tuart Hill Pop the date in your diary now as spots will be limited!

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As the end of year dawns, many find that the bells and tinsel of Christmas sparks our grief - that's why the Grief Centre hosts a warm and welcoming event where our memories and heartache can be honoured through sharing connection and creative activities. In Memory of Ordinary Things is an opportunity to bring family and friends together to create special memories in Doris the Vintage Caravan-Photobooth, and with our lovely photograther Liz from Classic Clicks. The event also includes live music, a delicious afternoon tea and opportunities for connection. Pop the date in your diary now. Attendance is by donation.

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The Grief Centre warmly invites research participants, community members and stakeholders across the grief and death sector to join us for breakfast to launch the report from the Lotterywest-funded research, “Rewriting Grief Utilising Expressive and Creative Writing Exercises”. The launch will take place on Friday 25 March, 7.30 - 9.30am in Applecross at the Heathcote Precinct's Bluewaters Room - a beautiful heritage-listed venue with 270-degree views of the Perth City skyline and Swan River. Come and hear about the research from our Lead Researcher, Katrin Den Elzen, and from research participants. While the event is free for our guests your donation is warmly welcomed. Please note that places are limited so do RSVP quickly to reserve your place. For more information about the event, COVID restrictions, and to RSVP, please cut and paste the following link: https://events.humanitix.com/grief-centre-launch-of-research-report-owdx7q7o

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