March 16, 2021
Matt Golinksi - First Light ambassador

Matt Golinksi to speak at Camp Widow

First Light is very excited to welcome celebrity chef Matt Golinksi as the keynote speaker for Camp Widow Australia and our latest ambassador, joining nationally-acclaimed television […]
December 10, 2020
Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Venue update for Camp Widow Australia

Due to capacity restrictions and operational limitations placed on the Brisbane Marriott as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic, First Light has been working with […]
November 2, 2020

New Zealand getaway raffle winner

Congratulations ~ Tricia Gerigk ~winner of our New Zealand getaway raffle.Thank you to everyone who supported the raffle and helped First Light continue to support young […]
February 7, 2020

Danielle reflects on Camp Widow 2017

I’m going to be honest. Walking into Camp Widow 2017 was overwhelming. And I will admit, my first instinct was to run away. Not because of […]
June 24, 2019

Emma’s Story: How Camp Widow changed my grief

I decided to attend Camp Widow in the USA, in 2016, two years after Shane passed away because my friend Rebecca (from First Light) had been […]
May 3, 2019

Camp Widow is coming to Australia

First Light Widowed Association and USA-based organisation Soaring Spirits International, are excited to announce they will be bringing the Camp Widow® program to Australia in 2020.    […]
July 13, 2018

45% Parenting: a curse of the solo parent

An excerpt from Chris Martin’s blog, Just A Dad Not blowing my own trumpet here, but I reckon I’m doing alright at this parenting gig. Which, […]
June 14, 2018

Social anxiety and grief

An excerpt from Emma Hopkins-Curry’s blog, Widow Mama. So, I haven’t written in a while. I have wanted to, but kept thinking that it was the same […]
May 30, 2018

Snakes and ladders

An excerpt from Dani Holland’s blog, Three Chicks and a Hen I’m sitting on the train after dropping off my littlest girl at preschool, ready to get […]