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Join us for a special community tribute to honor and grieve our loved ones – together.

 

Event Details:

Date: Sunday, June 12, 2022
Time: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Northeast Delta Dental Stadium, home of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, Manchester
Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children, and $25 for a family package of four tickets.
A free ballpark meal is included with every child ticket.


About the 2022 Gathering in Remembrance Event

Friends of Aine is pleased to announce its second annual community event for anyone experiencing grief. Presented by the Nicholas Family, the 2022 “Gathering in Remembrance: Sharing Grief. Honoring Love. Inspiring Hope.” will feature a keynote address by Paul Thayer, MA, MDiv, DM, Clinical Associate Professor and Program Co-Director for Child Life & Family-Centered Care at Boston University’s Wheelock College of Education and Human Development. His research interests include pediatric hospice, therapeutic boundaries in professional care, spirituality and illness, and bereavement care for children.

The event will also include a remembrance tribute video on the Jumbotron, a children’s artwork exhibit, kids activities on the stadium’s concourse, a butterfly release, and hot dog meals for children under 18.

Nonprofit community resources, including Adverse Childhood Experiences Response Team (ACERT) Manchester, Makin’ It Happen, Manchester Police Athletic League (MPAL), Manchester Proud, SEE Science Center, Waypoint, and YWCA, will be in attendance to share information about their services. Additional resources will be provided by the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester, Maple Dragonfly Co., and UpReach Therapeutic Equestrian Center.

How to Participate:

  • Click here to reserve your admission today.
  • Click here to submit your child’s artwork for the exhibit!
  • Click here to submit the name and photo of your loved one for our tribute video which will be showcased on the stadium’s Jumbotron.

Have questions? Please email us at [email protected] or call (603) 669-1120.

More Information about the Gathering in Remembrance

  • Click here for a print-ready pdf of the official event press release.
  • Review our 2021 Gathering in Remembrance media coverage here!
  • Check out our 2021 event photos!

 

 

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors!

With the support of our incredible sponsors, Friends of Aine was able to conceive, plan and present the Gathering in Remembrance. We appreciate your generosity and charity to help us provide this opportunity for all to come together as a community to share grief, honor love and inspire hope. Thank you!

Presenting Sponsor, the Nicholas Family

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