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2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit

Pennsylvania Chapter of the TEARS Foundation

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Nonprofit Overview

Mission: The TEARS Foundation seeks to compassionately lift a financial burden from families who have lost a child by providing funds to assist with the cost of burial or cremation services. We believe that every child’s life deserves to be honored and memorialized in accordance with the grieving parents’ wishes and are committed to helping bereaved parents with this experience. Every grieving parent deserves access to ongoing bereavement support, so we also offer parents comprehensive bereavement care in the form of grief support groups and peer companions.

Target demographics: Bereaved families

Geographic areas served: The State of Pennsylvania

Programs: Financial, emotional, peer support.

Community Stories

10 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

I’m thankful to honor my child while volunteering for Tears. We have helped and gotten to know so many amazing families I.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

So thankful for the support our family received from this organization. They are so caring and thoughtful.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

This organization goes above and beyond to help families in their time of need. We have used their services many times for our families.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Fantastic organization! Very helpful to my family.

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

Amazing support for families in need. Offers emotional support that is much needed after a loss.

Client Served

Rating: 5

We can’t just have this organization enough. We were able to give our baby a proper funeral.

Client Served

Rating: 5

Thank you so much for all the support! I contacted the organization for emotional support. They have helped me so much with my grief.

Client Served

Rating: 5

We were able to pay for our babies funeral because of this foundation. They have been so caring to help us

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

We use the foundation for resources to help families who suffered a loss. It’s great that they offer to have community Representatives meet with families.

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The foundation as been wonderful they helped our family so much. Without them we couldn’t have given a proper burial to our baby