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Five Things You Need to Know about Steps for Life 2022

Five Things You Need to Know about Steps for Life 2022

These days, we could all use something to look forward to. Don’t worry, we’ve got you! Threads of Life volunteers and staff are spending the winter getting ready for Steps for Life-Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy, 2022 edition. Registration opens next week, and we’re working to make sure Steps for Life is ready for anything.

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Four ways you can help spread the word

Four ways you can help spread the word

  We hear it all the time: families who wish they’d heard of Threads of Life sooner; companies that tell us ‘we’d never heard of you guys’ but who are happy to support our work; friends and strangers who ask “what’s that?” when we mention Threads of Life. One of...

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A New Year… and New Faces!

A New Year… and New Faces!

Threads of Life is delighted to welcome two new members to our small but mighty staff team. Shari Hinz lives in Saskatchewan and is our new Regional Development Coordinator (RDC) for Western Canada. Christine Kennedy-Babineau, from New Brunswick, takes over as Regional Development Coordinator for Atlantic Canada and Quebec.  They join Lorna Catrambone, our Central Canada RDC. Threads of Life’s RDCs work closely with volunteers and partners in their regions to advance our mission. As we get to know Shari and Christine, we thought you’d like to learn a bit about them too. I asked each of them to share a bit about themselves.

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Reflecting back and looking forward together

Reflecting back and looking forward together

The past couple of years have provided us with several unique challenges. Join us for a discussion about what the future holds for you and for Threads of Life. The pandemic has challenged us in many ways, yet we know our own resilience. We are survivors and have learned how to live with the unexpected. The lessons we learned while dealing with a life-altering injury, occupational disease or the outcome of a traumatic death have changed us. We had to set new goals for the future.

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Who am I away from the grief?

Who am I away from the grief?

In January of 2020 I wrote about how the 10-year mark after my husband’s death was more than just an anniversary date. Fast forward to almost two years later and I am finally starting to piece together what moving forward and away from the grief looks like for me. This is just my own words and my own feelings as I try to walk this ever-changing and ever-moving road we call grief.

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