Camp Widow® Australia
About the event
The first ever Camp Widow® Australia will take place in Brisbane on Saturday 16 May, 2020. This will be a one-day program, based on the same principles as the two-day event currently offered in the USA and Canada. Camp Widow® is an incredibly unique experience for widowed men and women, having been described as combination between a conference and a retreat. It focusses on providing practical tools, valuable resources and peer-based encouragement for rebuilding your life in the aftermath of the death of a spouse or partner - all in a positive, uplifting atmosphere.
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About First Light Widowed Association
Why we help
First Light was started by young widowed people, for young widowed people. When we all found ourselves facing the loss of our spouse we searched for help and support but found this was lacking.
So, we created the organisation that we wish existed when we needed it most in the hope that it would help those who would follow behind us.
Our vision is for a world where young widowed people live full and happy lives, while celebrating their love for their departed spouse in a community of acceptance and support.
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First Light is fully operated by volunteers and as a not-for-profit charity we rely solely on the generosity of our sponsors and donors to delivery our life-changing programs
How can I help?
There are many ways you can help us deliver our programs to young widowed people throughout Australia, such as raising funds by joining in an organised fun run, organising a bake sale at work or hosting a memorial event in your loved one's honour. For more information on how to fundraise for First Light, visit our fundraising page.