Upcoming Events

Healing Hearts LogoOur Healing Hearts Parent Support group meets the third Monday of the month from 6:30pm-8:00pm. There is no meeting in December. Meetings are held at The Haven Network located at 124 North Water Street, Suite 201 in Rockford.

There is no cost to attend these meetings. If you arrive after 6:30pm and the front doors are locked, please call 815.962.1512. More information about these meetings can be found on The Haven Network’s facebook page.


*Painting in the Park will be held in lieu of our July Healing Hearts meeting.  (see below)

There will not be a Healing Hearts meeting in December


Painting in the park!-July 17th 6:30-8pm

Come join us for an evening of painting in the *park! Join us as Rockford Artist, Angie Scordato leads you in a step by step creative process to paint your own 16×20 masterpiece! Design coming soon. Cost is $15 per person payable via paypal or check. Your deposit is non-refundable.
*Location is weather permiting. Alternate location will be announced if necessary.

This event is for all Haven families and friends and is in lieu of the monthly Healing Hearts Parents Support Group Meeting

RSVP required for this event. Payment is due by July 14, 2017

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This annual memorial walk is the first Sunday in October. It is for all parents and families who have lost children at any time, either in the recent or distant past because of miscarriage, stillbirth, infant and childhood death. It is also for those caregivers who are involved in the lives and support of these families. The walk is sponsored by Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory and the SwedishAmerican Foundation.

For more information, please call:
Mary Pat Muzzarelli at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory
(815) 226-2273

Angel Hope Ceremony-December 6th at 6:00pm


Representatives of The Haven Network, Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, Mercy Health Rockford, Swedish American Hospital, OSF St. Anthony Medical Center,  and other community members gather with families who have experienced the death of a child, for a Candlelight Vigil and Remembrance Ceremony.  This event is held in the downtown river front area in Millennium Park.  Refreshments served in the Waterside building immediately following the program.

17359353_10155233127641692_1957233854865066147_o  Save the date!-March 17, 2018 

Mark your calendars and SAVE THE DATE for our Forever in our Hearts, Annual Auction Benefit, Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Rockford, 200 S Bell School Rd, Rockford, IL 61108. Featuring live music by Reed and Waddy.