Holiday Resources 2020

HeartLight Center recognizes the challenges of grief during the holidays, and that additional support may be beneficial, especially this year with COVID. Below is a list of community programs and resources, open to the public, related to grief and the holidays that we hope you find helpful.

For additional resources or information, or if you would like to add a resource, please contact Heartlight Center at

Live Programming

Grievers Guide to the Holidays
Discussion with Megan Devine, Alica Forneret, Rebecca Goffer, and more.
December 3rd, 2020
10:30am PST
Registration required:

Coping with Loss During Holidays: a virtual workshop for adults
Comfort Zone Camp
Saturday December 5th, 2020
Registration required:

Virtual Blue Holiday Workshop
Compassus Hospice
December 8, 2020
To register email

What Have We Lost: Moving Through Grief
Presented by Jane W. Barton, MTS, MASM, CSA
Arapahoe Libraries Online Event
December 11, 2020
To register, visit

Worldwide Candle Lighting Day
Compassionate Friends
Worldwide Candle Lighting Day is a virtual 24-hour global candle lighting ceremony symbolizing compassionate support for each other by families grieving the loss of a child.
December 13, 2020

Heart Speak: An Equine Grief Journey of Healing
Presented by Jackie Hibbard
December 13, 2020
Lyons, CO
Donations accepted
To register visit :

Grief, COVID and the Holidays
Allison Gary, LPC
December 16, 2020
To register, email
$25 Fee

Recorded Programs

Lights of Life Remembrance Service
TRU Community Care
Virtual Video Service, Tune-in Anytime

Grief and Loss: Managing the Holidays During COVID-19
Grief Support Program
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Virtual Program, Tune-in Anytime

Creating New Holiday Traditions While Honoring the Past
TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing
Calvary Hospital/Hospice
Intended for Military Families and Survivors
Virtual Program, Tune-in Anytime

Understanding Your Grief: Hope for the Holidays
Center for Loss and Life Transition
Dr. Alan Wolfelt
Virtual Program, Tune-in Anytime

Written Resources

Grieving Alone and Grieving Together
Funeral Service Foundation

Coping with the Holiday Power Point
Created by Joan Hummel
Porter and St. Anthony Hospice
To access, email or call 303-561-5705

Colorado Healthcare Workers Website