“The Lighthouse has helped my children in providing comfort to their souls when need it the most. Listening to my children's laughter whenever we are there, is what warms up my heart and gives me peace and hope.
“After my husband's suicide, I had no idea how to explain to my 8 year old daughter what had happened. Lighthouse gave me the tools I needed to talk to her about it and help her deal with emotions and questions that arose.
"Going to the Lighthouse made my brother and I feel safe. We liked discussing the loss of our Dad with other kids that understand what we are going through. We always left feeling better about ourselves because we were able to open up.
"The Lighthouse Program for Grieving Children helped my girls (then 6 and 4) feel like they weren't the only children in the world without a Dad. They were proud to tell people about Lighthouse and what it meant to them.
"After the loss of our father and husband and grandmother three weeks later, my daughter who was nine years old at the time and I were left devastated. We, through the help of a friend found our way to the Lighthouse group for grieving children.