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A Day For Children Who Passed Away

Updated on December 30, 2010

National Children's Memorial Day - A Day For Children Who Passed Away

The loss of a child is heartbreaking. National Children's Memorial Day ia a day to honor and remember all children who have died. Bereaved parents, families and friends light a candle on this day in remembrance of all children who have died in the USA and around the world. Please remember this date and light a candle of remembrance.

About National Children's Memorial Day

National Children's Memorial Day a day to honor and remember all children who have died. The concept of National Children's Memorial Day originated in the United States in 1996 and is held on the second Sunday in December.

Bereaved parents, families and friends light a candle in remembrance of all children who have died in the USA and around the world. Please remember this date and light a candle of remembrance.

Roman 47477 Joseph's Studio Memorial Stepping Stone (10.25-Inch)
Roman 47477 Joseph's Studio Memorial Stepping Stone (10.25-Inch)

Stepping stone features beautiful relief of sleeping angel and heart cutout. A memorial tribute for a garden or as an indoor plaque. Verse reads: "Forever With the Angels Always In our Hearts"

 

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Ways You Can Celebrate National Children's Memorial Day

A few suggestions for celebrating National Children's Memorial Day:

Celebrate National Children's Memorial Day by lighting a candle on the second Sunday in December. The Compassionate Friends Organization holds a worldwide candle lighting event that you can participate in. For more information, visit their web site at www.compassionatefriends.org

Celebrate National Children's Memorial Day by naming a star after a child who has died. At www.starregistry.com your can purchase a name for a star. Prices range from $54. to $154., and includes a certificate, star map, an astronomy booklet, and a memorial letter.

Celebrate National Children's Memorial Day by donating money or a gift in a child's name to any Children's organization.

Celebrate National Children's Memorial Day by praying for all parents and family who have lost a child.

Celebrate National Children's Memorial Day by releasing balloons in memory of a child that passed away.

Memorial Candles

On the second Sunday in December bereaved parents, families and friends light a candle in remembrance of all children who have died in the USA and around the world. Please remember this date and light a candle of remembrance.


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    • pajnhiaj profile image

      pajnhiaj 6 years ago

      Thanks for the wonderful lens!

    • Sami4u LM profile image

      Sami4u LM 7 years ago

      @amkatee: Hi,So very sorry for your loss.

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      amkatee 7 years ago

      I will be lighting a candle in memory of Christopher born 5/11/10 and died 5/11/10.