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Coping with Grief – Resources for Kids

Coping with Grief – Resources for Kids

Grief can be a challenging and overwhelming experience for children and teenagers. Providing them with supportive resources and tools is crucial in helping them manage complex emotions and build resilience. In this article, we explore ideas to help empower young...

How to Start a Scholarship Fund

How to Start a Scholarship Fund

Losing a loved one is a profoundly challenging experience. Finding ways to honor their memory and celebrate their life can bring solace and healing. In this article, we will explain how to start a scholarship fund as well as the lasting impact it can have on the world...

Philanthropy and Medical Research

Philanthropy and Medical Research

The loss of a loved one is undoubtedly a deeply emotional journey. However, through the creation of memorial funds and scholarships, we can transform grief into hope by fueling medical research. Philanthropy plays a big role in medical research. In this article, we...

Memorial Funds – What You Need to Know

Memorial Funds – What You Need to Know

Honoring a loved one's memory brings comfort and creates a lasting legacy amidst the deep emotions of loss. One meaningful way to do this significantly is by creating a memorial fund. In this article, we will explain in detail what a memorial fund is and how you can...

How to Set Up a Memorial Fund

How to Set Up a Memorial Fund

How to Set Up a Memorial Fund Memorial funds are a great opportunity to honor loved ones. With a memorial fund you can celebrate your loved one by supporting causes that positively impact people and communities. While setting up a memorial fund is a great way to...

Honor Loved Ones in a Meaningful Way

Honor Loved Ones in a Meaningful Way

Creating a Lasting Tribute to Honor the Memory of a Loved One Losing a loved one is a deeply emotional and difficult experience. As we navigate the grieving process, we often seek meaningful ways to honor loved ones and keep their legacy alive. One powerful way to...

September 2017 Newsletter

September 2017 Newsletter

Featured Funds - Rocker Memorial Skatepark The Rocker Memorial Skatepark WILL be built and shredded in honor of a friend of the community, Steve “Rocker” Anderson, who passed away in an avalanche on Donner Summit December 24, 2012. The goal of the Rocker Memorial...

College for Cannon Fundraiser

College for Cannon Fundraiser Joe Zuiches, a 42 year-old resident of Olympic Valley and a member of the Squaw Valley professional ski patrol since 2012, was killed in a fatal incident...

Living with loss

Living with loss

A few days ago I posted this short piece on our CharitySmith Facebook page and the reaction was way more than I ever expected. My intention was to share some of what really goes on at CharitySmith. In our society we are often too uncomfortable to discuss death, even...

Start A Memorial Fund

  How To Set Up A CHARITYSMITH Memorial Fund At CHARITYSMITH we believe the creation of a memorial fund is a beautiful way to honor a loved-one who is no longer with us. As such, we strive to partner with each fund administrator to make the creation of a memorial...

New memorial funds!

Hello all, We have recently created two new memorial funds here at CHARITYSMITH. We believe we are working together to bring beauty out of loss and help change lives all over the country! We think that by sharing what people are doing in memory of their loved ones...

Fundraising Tips May 2014

Hello Fund Administrators and visitors to CHARITYSMITH: National Society of Memorial Funds! My name is Ashley and I am proud to be the Executive Director of this amazing organization. Many of you have asked for fundraising ideas in the past so the focus of this first...

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