Ohana Oasis

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The Why of Ohana Oasis – Bringing it Back to the Basics

Grief work is sacred work. Creating happiness and empowerment out of loss is hard enough. The least we can do is give parents a welcoming space in which to do it.

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Experiencing Success

March is quickly winding down and it’s time to set up goals for April. I have an excel spreadsheet with the goals for each month building upon one another. I was a little scared to pull it up because while…

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Investing in Relationships

I haven’t written here in the blog for awhile. But that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy, I have been. With cool stuff that makes me happy :). For March my goal has been to focus on investing in my…

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Belonging and Connection

So this is a little late in coming. Among other things I was sick for over a week. But alas, I’m back in the saddle. February is about belonging and connection. Meaningful relationships of all sorts are often what bring…

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Buy Giving for Joy Tickets

Eat, drink and be giving Currently there are over 180 parents on the waiting list to participate in future retreats. We want to help make that possible. The Giving For Joy Gala will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club on November 3rd from 6-9pm in…

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Spring Season

Empowering bereaved parents to live a life of joy and purpose What an inspiring Spring season for ‘Ohana Oasis and it’s launching us into an even more rewarding Fall.  Here’s what’s been happening on our little remote island of Kaua’i….

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We Remember and Haven’t Forgotten

Aloha, I had no plans to write this letter to you. I am so thankful for you all who are an important part of the work we are tirelessly doing to serve the parents who have already applied for our…

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This Last Quarter has been an Exciting One

This last quarter of the year has been an exciting one! What started as a simple Hawaiian themed Open House in Denver on October 7th morphed into a full fledged casino night at the Mike Ward Maserati Dealership. Beyond cards and dice,…

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Retreat and Event News

Aloha, There is a special group, they are the ‘Ohana Oasis Alumni – parents who’ve already attended a retreat.  That group is now at 30 parents.  When I took a moment to let that sink in, I shared some numbers…

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Giving for Joy

Did you enjoy our Spring Fling in March?  Or were you bummed because you missed out on the fun due to a scheduling conflict?  Well, here’s your chance at another evening of fun with a purpose!  Be part of our…

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