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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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Give to the Max Winners!

Faith’s Lodge raised $4,000 during Give to the Max day on Thursday, November 13th, 2014. To put that in perspective, that is 80 nights at Faith’s Lodge for first time guests. Proceeds from Give to the Max is enough to ensure that 26 families will be able to spend the weekend at Faith’s Lodge to cope with a child’s serious illness or death.

The winners of the Cities 97 Sampler CDs are:

1) Donna & Robert Klapperich

2) Manley Olson


Thank you again for supporting Faith’s Lodge!

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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!

Hope Rocks is Here






The wait is over.  Are you coming?

It promises to be an exciting night of Hope, Connections and Music.  Whether you are a fan of Faith’s Lodge or a fan of the two Minnesota voices, Kat Perkins and Nicholas David, you will enjoy the evening.  

Doors Open at 5:00 p.m.

The Pepsi Rocker Lounge will feature a blowdry bar to rock your style and a selfie station to “check-in” on your social media channels.

Doors for dinner open at 6:30 and guests will enjoy a three course meal and dynamic program that includes a musical performance, live auction and giving opportunity.

Kat Perkins and Nicholas David will perform (separately) starting around 9:15ish and we’ll have a talented young man from Minneapolis taking the stage between sets.

Valet parking is available and is accessible from 5th (off of Washington Ave S).  There is an ATM on site just in case you need some extra cash for the new Corks and Forks area.

Click here for more details.


See you at the Depot!  

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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Powerhouse Songstress KAT PERKINS at Hope Rocks 2014!


MINNEAPOLIS – August 21, 2014 – Faith’s Lodge is excited to announce the Hope Rocks 2014 charitable concert event featuring Minnesota’s very own Nicholas David and Kat Perkins!  A powerhouse double header that will amplify our cause and put thunder in the hearts of Hope Rock’s attendees. Join us Saturday September 20, 2014 as we celebrate rocking another year of our favorite cause – Faith’s Lodge. Hope Rocks is a night of music, healing and generosity like no other to benefit Faith’s Lodge.

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.

Kat Perkins will bring her blend of searing ballads and scorching rock anthems to the Hope Rocks stage! Kat electrified audiences around the world as a finalist on the 2014 season of NBC’s The Voice.  See Kat’s show-stopping performance of Demi Lovato’s “Let It Go” by clicking here.

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

Kat Perkins & Nicholas David 8-21-14

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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