9:30 am - 11:30 am


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LOSS Community Services
3040 Riverside Dr Suite 224, Columbus, OH, 43221

Saturday, March 16 from 9:30-11:30 join LOSS for a Remembrance Bear Workshop!

A remembrance bear made from materials special to you and your loved one such as: a shirt, pillow case, uniform, or another item, is a beautiful way to honor, cherish, and remember their life. Using the materials you provide, each bear will be lovingly hand crafted by a suicide loss survivor and returned to the LOSS office for you to fill with stuffing on Saturday, March 16. This special event is limited to 30 suicide loss survivors!

Event Details:

  • Turn in loved ones materials to LOSS by Friday March 1 at 4:00pm – NO EXCEPTIONS!
  • Provide materials to LOSS in a bag with YOUR first and last name and telephone number
  • One bear per person
  • Bears are approximately 10 inches tall
  • A light breakfast including coffee and juice will be included
  • This event is limited to 30 people – You must register by March 1
  • Cost $30 per bear ($15 to cover cost and $15 will go towards Care Basket supplies for newly bereaved loss survivors)

Info about material:

  • Clean and ironed
  • No denim, leather or other heavy material
  • Cotton and flannel materials work great but other options are possible, too
  • If enough material is provided (adult sized shirt, blanket, pillow case, etc) entire bear will be made of your loved ones materials
  • If smaller amount of material is provided one panel of bear will be made of your loved ones materials
  • All bears will include black nose and eyes unless material provided is black then please state the color of eyes and nose you’d like (via email:
  • Left over materials will be returned to each person

Completed bears will be stuffed – by you – on Saturday March 16 at 9:30. If you are not available on that date other arrangements can be made by calling 614-530-8064

Bear made from graduation gown.

Bears made from a t-shirt and a light sweat shirt









Registrations are closed for this event.