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HAND of the Peninsula’s Annual Service of Remembrance
Sunday, October 8, 2017
10am – 1pm at Miwok Shelter in Huddart Park, Woodside, CA

Refreshments and Socializing: 10am
Service: 11am

We warmly invite parents, families and friends to join us in a service to honor and remember the babies we have lost. We’ll share refreshments and pass out wildflower seeds.

Please send high resolution photos and drawings, as well as poems and stories to be read aloud during the service and printed in our program to by September 1st.

To include your baby’s or babies’ names in the printed program, to be read aloud, or to volunteer to read aloud during the service, please click here and complete the response form by September 1st.

* Note that even if your baby’s name was included in prior years, to be included in the 2017 program, the form must be completed.

Miwok Shelter in Huddart Park
1100 Kings Mountain Road, Woodside, CA
Parking is $6.00 and pets are not allowed in the park.

Click here for printable Invitation to Service of Remembrance 2017.



HAND of the Peninsula’s Annual Volunteer Training
Saturday, January 27, 2018
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in San Mateo

Mills Health Center
100 South San Mateo Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401

HAND’s annual volunteer training is for parents, family and friends interested in supporting HAND by volunteering in various ways including:

  • facilitating meetings
  • offering peer support to parents with a recent loss
  • serving on our Board of Directors
  • doing outreach to local hospitals and healthcare providers
  • managing our website (using WordPress)
  • providing administrative support

The training is free and lunch will be provided.

The morning session (9:00-12:00) will be a general orientation for all new volunteers.
The afternoon session (12:30-4) will cover peer support and facilitating meetings.
New volunteers wanting to provide peer support, facilitate meetings, or make presentations should attend the whole training. Those interested only in non-direct support activities may just come to the morning session.

Registration is required by January 13, 2018.

To sign up, please complete a volunteer application at: or email