Permission to Thrive

Sharing Stories of Grief, Resilience, & Growth


Here’s How I Can Help

As a grief educator and donor mom, I provide a rare, perspective on what I was thinking when my husband and I were asked — on the worst day of our lives — to donate our teenage daughter Laura’s organs.

I share the unexpected and out-sized healing impact of our organ donation story with the goal that each potential donor family be given a similar opportunity to make this life-saving decision for their loved ones.

Through guided conversations about grief and loss, participants strengthen their self-awareness and compassion, become better at adapting to change, and improve their interactions with families and co-workers.

Upcoming Events


What to Know About Widowed Parenting: Challenges, Tips & Resources

Jenny Lisk
Author of Future Widow and Host of The Widowed Podcast

Join me in conversation with author and podcast host Jenny Lisk


Over the past seven years, Jenny has learned what to do and not do while raising children as an “only parent”.

We’ll talk about the universal challlenges of parenting while grieving and the impact on our children. This interactive session is targeted at both parents and healthcare professionals.

Please invite friends and family members who might benefit.


Free and open to public

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