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ST. CHARLES , MISSOURI ( KTVI)-The Share Walk for Remembrance & Hope is a memorial event that provides families who have experienced the tragic death of a baby an opportunity to openly acknowledge and remember their babies amongst family, friends and other bereaved families and to walk the steps their precious children never got to take. The gathering allows our bereaved parents to find comfort in friendship, strength in shared experiences and hope for healing and happiness.  Proceeds from this event allow the organization to continue to support bereaved families at no charge. The walk will take place Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Creve Coeur Park at Sailboat Cove.

The event is open to the public,For more information please log onto :

The Angle of Hope Candlelight Vigil will take place:

Thursday , December 6, 2012 , 7 p.m. at Ben Rau Memorial Garden at Blanchette Park , St. Charles Missouri.

Tranquil , beautiful  Ben Rau Memorial Garden is Blanchette Park, St. Charles, Missouri is home to the Angle of Hope. The angel's face is that of a child, it's arms raised , as a child waiting to be lifted. The word HOPE is inscribed seven times on the statue. The Angel of Hope is an exact  replica of the Christmas Box Angel statue, located in Salt Lake City, Utah, and stands as a symbol of hope for all  parents who have experienced the death of a child.  

 To honor a child's memory , memorial bricks are place around the base of the  Angel of Hope statue with separate walkways extending in various direction. The statue and the surrounding area is intended to be a place of peace and healing for all bereaved parents , family members and friends. According to park officials, the Angel is visited every hour every day. Your Angel of Hope Memorial Brick will be a treasured gift for  years to come. Engraved with an individually personalized message of remembrance, each brick is 4-inches x 8- inches with three lines of text available for engraving ; fifteen(15) characters per line, including all spacing and punctuation.  Every Angel of Hope Memorial Brick Purchase includes one ( 1) felt-backed Miniature Keepsake Brick inscribed with the identical message of the full-size brick. The Miniature Keepsake Bricks measure 2 1/4 inches X 1-inch. Additional Miniature Keepsake Bricks can be purchased in any quantity and make wonderful gifts for friends and family.  
National Share Office
402 Jackson Street 
Saint Charles, Missouri 63301- 3468
Phone 800-821-6819