Jennifer and her three children, the youngest just six months old, were left without a primary breadwinner when Austin passed away suddenly in a car accident.
When Danielle unexpectedly passed away from complications relating to a brain tumor, she left behind her parents, siblings, and a young son. The Kinzler Foundation was able to provide practical support to help them move forward.
“Life is just different,” says Alaina. “You don’t have a choice, you just have to keep going.” When her husband passed away suddenly, Alaina wondered how she would care for their three kids. The Kinzler Foundation provided support at a critical time.
Veronica and Patrick met as teenagers. They were married when they were eighteen years old and had three beautiful children together – two boys with a girl in the middle. They bought a house in Cedar Springs. Patrick worked as a plumber and Veronica as an administrative assistant. Life was good. Until Patrick’s death by suicide.
When Janelle’s husband passed away suddenly, the whole family was affected. They had been married for 25 years and had two daughters and a son.
When her husband passed away suddenly, Megan and her three young children needed help. With the Kinzler Foundation to assist, Megan was able to focus on her kids, not financial stress, during their time of grief.
Our friends at Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids have put together three helpful resources to help people navigate grief during the holiday season.
“You go from planning a funeral to literally the next day wondering, what comes next? How are we going to make these payments?”
Andrea’s husband was a truck driver. While he was on the road, he would call every morning to check in while Andrea was getting their four children ready for school.
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