Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Announcing the Winner of The Funeral Leader’s First-Ever Mortuary School Spirit Contest

While there could only be one winner, we have truly enjoyed reading stories from the students, teachers, and alumni who have represented their mortuary schools.

ICCFA Educational Foundation Expands Final Responders PSA Effort to Radio

After a successful introduction of the television segment of their Final Responders Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign, the ICCFA Educational Foundation has announced the launch of the radio portion of the campaign.

A Healing Balm: Caring for Yourself by Engaging with the Natural World

During this unprecedentedly difficult time for humanity in general and funeral service in particular, good self-care could not be more important.

The Funeral Service Foundation and the ICCFA Educational Foundation Unveil Joint Initiative Aimed at...

The Journey to Serve initiative features free tools and resources designed to recruit military veterans into positions throughout the funeral service profession.

Funeral Service Foundation and The Messenger Co. Announce Spring Matching Gift Campaign

The Funeral Service Foundation is launching its fourth matching gift campaign in partnership with The Messenger Co. Now through July 1, Foundation supporters can do twice the good with one donation.

Tips for COVID Stress Reduction: Preparation, Mental Health, and Self Care

Bereavement professionals such as funeral directors, embalmers, cemetery workers, crematorium operators, and their support staff may regularly engage with diverse, potentially psychologically traumatic events.

When Families Say “We’ll Have a Service Later” — How You Can Be the...

You don’t need me to tell you that COVID-19 has forced hundreds of thousands of American families to postpone services for a loved one who died during the pandemic.

Join CANA’s FINAL Crucial Conversation on April 14

Pandemic Lessons on Preneed and Aftercare, the fourth and final entry in CANA’s Art and Science of Cremation: Crucial Conversations Virtual Series series, goes live on Wednesday, April 14, at 1 pm CT.

Funeral Service Foundation and ICCFA Educational Foundation Team up to Launch Veteran Recruiting Initiative,...

Connecting mission-driven veterans to a profession that is driven by a mission to serve is at the heart of the joint collaboration between the ICCFA Educational Foundation and the Funeral Service Foundation.

It All Started With a Chandelier: One Mort School Professor’s Journey

In connection with our first-ever Mortuary School Spirit Contest, we spoke with Tanya Scotece, Ph.D., who is a licensed funeral director and a professor at Miami Dade College.