Bereaved Families of Ontario - York Region is a not-for-profit registered charity, whose mission is to provide volunteer bereavement support services to families and individuals grieving the death of a family member.
About BEREAVED FAMILIES OF ONTARIO - YORK REGION
Bereaved Families York Region provides an array of support programs and groups that are specific to types of loss. The organization provides facilitator training, as well as community education about the needs of bereaved individuals and families.
About Our Events
In celebration of this our 25th year of serving York Region, our goal is to generate $25,000 through donations and sponsorship's. One of our signature events is our Annual Memorial Butterfly Release which includes the release of hundreds of monarch butterflies to express our sorrow for the loss of our loved ones and to celebrate as well as honour their memory. If you wish to participate in this meaningful event and order a butterfly please visit our website BFOYR-Annual Butterfly Release. If you are unable to attend the event but wish to donate please visit BFOYR-Donate and select Memorial Butterfly Release from the drop down menu. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by phone or email! Your continuous support makes our bereavement and grief programs possible.