BID: Being There for Someone in Grief

July 20th

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  • $15 Program Price
  • $20 Patron Price
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This is a free online workshop with author Marianna Cacciatore

Every day we encounter people who are struggling because something or someone significant in their life is gone. In a culture that has often taught us to bypass or ignore our grief, navigating these situations does not always come naturally.

In this 2-hour class Marianna Cacciatore will use poetry and teachings from her book, Being There for Someone in Grief, to help us acknowledge the many losses encountered in everyday life, and become more present when we find ourselves in the territory of grief.

No Prerequisites | Open to All

About Marianna Cacciatore

In 1988, Marianna founded Children to Children—a Center for Children and Families in Grief which has brought healing to thousands of children and adults in Tucson, Arizona.

She started her tenure in 1998 as Executive Director of Bread for the Journey—a national philanthropic organization dedicated to grass-roots, neighborhood giving, founded by author, therapist and minister, Wayne Muller. From just a single chapter in Santa Fe, NM, it grew to become a national organization with affiliate chapters throughout the United States that have given away over 3 million dollars.

Being There for Someone in Grief, her first book, contains essential lessons for supporting people grieving from death, loss, and trauma. Her second book, Reinvesting in Life—The Infinite Journey from Grief to Generosity & Love, is about the final task of grief. It expands the scope of grief and suffering to show how our losses can deepen our capacity for love.

Generosity Policy

SHAMBHALA LOS ANGELES is only possible by the generosity of our community.  No one is turned away for lack of funds.  We do rely on program revenue to meet operational costs.  The Patron Price (when available) helps bridge the gap. Thank you for your support!

Cancellation Policy

We offer a full refund minus a $15 processing fee for cancellations 7+ days from the program’s date.  Cancellations done within 7 days of the program will receive credit towards a future program to be used within 1 year. No refunds or credits are issued for cancellations received fewer than 24 hours prior to the program.