Friday, August 19, 2022

A New Leash on Life: How to Add a Therapy Dog to Your Firm

Over the years, the Krause family has offered grief therapy dogs as a unique and special resource for families.

Twenty David C. Baue NFDA Professional Women’s Conference Scholarships Now Available

The Funeral Service Foundation and the Baue family are leading the way in making continuing education more accessible for funeral service professionals with the establishment of David C. Baue NFDA Professional Women’s Conference Scholarships.

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.

Leader Links: Ideas for New Ways to Serve Families

In this edition of Leader Links, you’ll read about how more cities are taking steps to preserve their history by turning their attention to burial grounds, more about the FEMA’s funeral fund, and how cremation start-ups are taking pointers from other direct-to-customer industries.

Program Announced for CANA’s 104th Cremation Innovation Convention

Based on advance registrations, the Cremation Association of North America’s 104th Cremation Innovation Convention in Atlanta, Georgia is the place to be this August!

Funeral Professionals Peer Support for the Holidays

Long nights, family obligations, and the strain of a busy workplace are often the hallmarks of the holiday season—but a connection with your fellow funeral professionals can help alleviate some of the pressure.

Modern Ideas for Aftercare

When my brother-in-law passed away two years ago, so many people wanted to help us, but we didn’t know where to start or what we needed. Our funeral director proved to be invaluable because he gave us ideas about what to ask for during the process.

Reflections of a 9/11 Widow: I Feel a Peacefulness Now

We’re still healing. Central to our healing from traumatic events is continuing to talk about them openly and support one another.

Funeral Service Foundation’s COVID-19 Crisis Response Fund Reaches Nearly $500,000 Thanks to $97,500 in...

Major gift support from the Memorial Classic, Matthews International, The Baue Charitable Fund, The McComb Family Foundation, Terrybear Urns & Memorials and John & Barbara Wenig brings the total available to grant to $481,000.

Funeral Service Foundation Announces 2020 Academic Scholarship Recipients and Issues Call for 2021 Scholarship...

The Funeral Service Foundation is proud to announce its “Class of 2020” academic scholarship recipients and issue a call for applications for the “Class of 2021.”