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Community Fundraiser at PIZZA RANCH in Lakeville

Print out this voucher and bring it in to the PIZZA RANCH in Lakeville on Wednesday, Jan 7th.  Faith’s Lodge will get 10% of your total purchase! Can’t make it? Donate here in memory of Kody Batchelder. Click here for more information.

Batchelders Fundraiser Event











The Batchelder family invites you to share a photo of your loved one. They will put these photos on the tables at their fundraiser.  Email your photos to Craig,

Thank you!

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Meaningful Moments: A Gift for the Grieving

The Holidays are hard for many.  But when you add grief into the mix, it can be even harder.  Consider a gift for a grieving parent from our friends at Resolve Through Sharing (RTS).  (Click the image below for more information)

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Hope Rocks ROCKED









It was a BIG night for Faith’s Lodge!  Kat Perkins, Nicholas David and 700 of our closest friends ROCKED the Depot on September 20th!  Thank you to all who came to support Faith’s Lodge and the work we do for families.



Click here to see the first batch of photos from a great night!

Help Us Fill Our Pantry

Faith’s Lodge needs supplies to help us feed our families. Here is a list of items we need:


  • Paper plates & plastic cups
  • Pasta Sauce (Not pasta)
  • Snacks for kids:  cookies, granola bars, fruit snacks
  • Mayo, Ketchup, Mustard
  • Pickles
  • Baked Beans
  • Tuna Fish
  • Cereal
  • Jam/Jelly
  • Peanut Butter
  • Canned Fruit (Not Vegetables)
  • Cream Soup (Cream of Chicken, Cream of Mushroom)
  • Salsa
  • Ramen Noodles



  • Ground Beef
  • Chicken Nuggets
  • Frozen Pizza
  • Bread, Buns, Bagels
  • Frozen Waffles


All items may be dropped off at Faith’s Lodge, and non-perishable items may be drooped off at our office in Minneapolis. 

As always, thank you for your continued support.

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Calling All Past and Registered Guests of Faith’s Lodge!

We are working on an update to our website. One of the areas we’re looking to improve the FAQ and we need your help.

Think back to when you were researching Faith’s Lodge. What were the questions you had? What do you wish you would have known? What information would have helped you? What would you share now with someone considering Faith’s Lodge?

Please leave a comment at the bottom of the post, or if you would like your suggestions to be more confidential please email to

How to Help a Grieving Parent

Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) shared a story that is relevant to both grieiving parents and the people who want to help. A past guest shared this with us saying, “A good listen for any of us in this ‘club’we didn’t want to join.”

The story also features Faith’s Lodge advocate, friend and past guest, Prinna Boudreau.

Click here for “Enduring the Death of Child”

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Nicholas David to Turn Out the Soul and Funk at Hope Rocks 2014!

MINNEAPOLIS – July 16, 2014 – Faith’s Lodge is excited to announce the Hope Rocks 2014 charitable concert event featuring Nicholas David with an extra special headliner TBA!  Join us Saturday September 20, 2014 as we celebrate rocking another year of our favorite cause – Faiths Lodge. Hope Rocks is a night of music, healing and generosity like no other to benefit Faith’s Lodge. This year’s musical headliners will amplify our cause and put thunder in the hearts of Hope Rock’s attendees.

Nicholas David will light up the dance floor with his special blend of funky grooves and soulful ballads. Nicholas David built a fan base of millions of people around the world as a finalist on NBC’s The Voice in 2012.  Since that time Nicholas has recorded 5 critically acclaimed albums, and toured America with folk-rockers Avett Brothers and more.   Nicholas David: “Lean on Me” – The VoiceHope Rocks has even more in store as we announce yet another show-stopping powerhouse Hope Rocks artist on August 17, 2014.

Tickets include dinner and are available for $150 at Table sponsor packages are also available!

Nicholas David 7-16-14


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Sign the FMLA Petition for Grieving Parental Leave

Dear parents,

Click here for a relevant and moving post from the “Grieving Dads” site.  Kelly Farley, author and bereaved father, is passionate about helping parents through the grieving process.

Are you in favor of adding parental leave to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)?  Click here to join over 82,000 other parents who think this amendment is needed.