Buzzy's Bees

Buzzy’s Bees turns 5

Buzzy’s Bees has turned 5!  On January 22, 2017, our mission was officially launched with a gala event. We were hopeful and optimistic that we could reach families who had unexpectedly lost a child with some needed resources. In these five short years Buzzy’s Bees has expanded and includes an important program, Give Grief a

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Buzzy's Bees Gala Event Downtown Portland

Grieving Families Remember and Include Their Child in a special way during the holidays

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having in spirit, become a child again at Christmas time.”  Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas is for children…and for those who can become childlike in their hope and faith and joy. So it can be a truly

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Honoring a child at christmas who has passed

Preparing For Growth

This fall Buzzy’s Bees utilized a grant to make an investment in our organization by engaging Kheoshi Owens of Empress Rules for a Racial Equity Training and Melissa Jaffe of Blissness School for a Strategic Planning session.   The Racial Equity Training was the first time we took the opportunity to invite all of our

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Connections Through Grief and Art: A Perspective of the Give Grief a Voice Project

On Saturday, October 23, Buzzy’s Bees will unveil our third set of art pieces created for families facing the unexpected loss of a child. Everyone is welcome to join us virtually for a panel discussion.  Our online art auction in support of this program begins today.  For those who are curious about Give Grief a

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Fathers Grieve, Too

Father’s Day is here.  Greeting cards appear alongside the “Congratulations, Grad” display.  Television and print ads invite you to help make it special.  Purchase the coveted grill or smoker and your dad will be happy.  For some fathers, however, the day is one of the several annual reminders of the loss of a loved little

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Grieving Dads