Annie's Hope is a community based nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide comprehensive support services for children, teens and their families who are grieving the death of someone significant.

The St. Louis Bereavement Center for Young People, d/b/a Annie’s Hope is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization. Our EIN is:  43-1801433.  It is our goal to be the "go to" bereavement center focused solely on providing the most comprehensive services to meet the needs of grieving children, adolescents and their families in the greater St. Louis region.

What's Happening?

Family Support Groups start Sept. 9th!


THE CHOCOLATE AFFAIR!...an evening of "all you can eat" gourmet chocolates with a glass of wine, or two! Plus, music, hearty appetizers, and a silent auction item, or two.

When: Friday, August 28th

Where: Ambruster Great Hall

Clayton Road

Click here for a flier to share with friends & family.

Click here to buy your tickets now!

Announcement! Announcement!

We are so excited to announce the hiring of a new School Support & Education Coordinator. Welcome to Katie Noll. She is a 3 year experienced volunteer with Family Support Groups & Horizons. Oh, and she is also a certified Child Life Specialist! We believe she will offer her kind, organized, compassionate, well-communicating energy to students all over the St. Louis region, as well as the families of Annie's Hope as a whole!

If you would like support and education for the students or staff of your school, please contact Linda Grana, Program Director, until September 10th. Afterwards, contact Katie Noll.


17th ANNUAL TRIVIA NIGHT!...a forum to show your brilliant parts and your fun parts!

When: Saturday, October 24th

Where: Sunset Hills Community Center

Click here for a flier.




FSG & Teen Retreats cost: Free


For 8 week Family Support Group details, click here, for cover letter, click here.

Next FSG will start again Wed. Sept. 9th, 2015 and meet weekly 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM with last session on Wed. October 28th.

Pizza available at 6 PM. 

FSG applications are below.  

We need an application for each person participating- including each adult. (The forms can be completed electronically, saved to your computer then attached & emailed to Annie's Hope or they can be printed and mailed to Annie's Hope.) 

3-12 year olds13-18 year olds, adults


For Teen Retreat details, click here. For October cover letter, click here.

TR will be held next on October 30th - November 1st, 2015.

TR application for the teen to complete is here.

TR application for the parent/guardian to complete is here.

If you have submitted another program application within the last 6 months, please call the office first.


CAMP COURAGE & CAMP ERIN 2015 slideshow is coming soon!

Camp Courage

Camp Erin

Don't Forget to use your eSCRIP CARD at Schnuck's to raise money for grieving kids when you do your grocery shopping!!

If you don't have an eScrip Card for Annie's Hope yet, it is NOT too late. Every time you shop at Schnuck's - anytime throughout the year - you can help to heal bereaved kids all over St. Louis.

Just ask for an eScrip card at the customer service desk. Then, call the number on the card or go online towww.escrip.com to activate it.  The Group ID number for Annie's Hope is:  500004971. Ask the checker to swipe your eScrip card before they start scanning your groceries. A percentage of your purchase will be given to Annie's Hope--at NO COST to you. What a win-win program!!


Providing comprehensive
support services for
children, teens and
their families who are
grieving the death of
someone significant.

View our "A Night to Remember" KSDK segment about a family Annie's Hope serves through our Horizons Program. Hear Charlie and his wife, Courtney's, story so no child will have to grieve alone.





Mid America Transplant Services


In Loving Memory of Mom -

Jeremy & Becca

Plaza Advisory Group


Anders CPA + Advisors

MSG Jewelers


ELCO Chevrolet Cadillac


Gildehaus Construction


Blattel & Associates

Crawford, Murphy, Tilly / Engineers & Consultants

Great Southern Bank

Metabolic Meals, LLC

Schrader Funeral Home & Crematory

Taylor Excavating Co., Inc.

WM Electric, LLC.

Children's Grief Awareness Month is November and CGA Day is Thursday, November 19th, 2015.

Please consider wearing blue and recruiting others to join you.