Tears Foundation

Florida TEARS Chapter

There are over 2,900 infant deaths in Florida each year. With your help TEARS can lift a financial burden from these newly bereaved families by providing financial assistance to help pay for their baby’s funeral expenses. TEARS also offers free ongoing emotional support in the form of support groups, online support and bereavement resources. If you would like support, click here for more information.


Purchase your Southwest Airline Raffle Tickets
 $5 each or for every $20 you spend you will get 1 free ticket
4 one way tickets (valued at $200 each) - Value $800
A winner will be drawn on November 23, 2016 

Southwest Airlines 2014

Each individual Southwest flight e-passâ„  is valid for ONE-WAY travel
Two Southwest flight e-passâ„  are needed to book ROUNDTRIP travel
Each Southwest flight e-pass is valued at $200.
Travel valid on Southwest operated, published and scheduled service only in the United States, its territories and its possessions including Puerto Rico.
Southwest flight e-passes cannot be exchanged, extended or reissued.
Please read Southwest flight e-pass certificate for Rules and Regulations for flight e-pass usage.

The quilt was made with much love for the Tears Foundation as a fund raiser to support the organization.

Winner will be drawn at the October 15, 2016.

This raffle quilt is home machine pieced. It is also "free motion" machine quilted. Binding is tacked by hand. Fabric is 100% cotton. (Fabric was pre-washed prior to piecing the blocks). Batting is also 100% cotton. Pattern design is from Karen Comb's book, Combing Thru Scraps. The quilt consists of eighty one 9" X 9" blocks, plus borders. It measures 90" X 90"

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Molly's quilts have won Best of Show, First Place, Second Place, Viewers Choice, Best Applique and Best Pictorial.. Her quilts have also been published in Quilters Newsletter magazine, The Quilter, the 2007 & 2011 Quilt Art Calendar, NQA Quilting Quarterly and Fons & Porter The Love of Quilting

Emotional Support Meetings - Emotional Support meetings are open discussion support groups. Any bereaved parent is welcome to drop in.


BeginAgain Children’s Grief Center
655 N Clyde Morris Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Time: 6-8 pm
Date: 3rd Thursday of each month
Contact: Margaret Pilon (732) 610-8771

Find us on facebook at Florida Chapter of The TEARS Foundation and Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group - Tears Foundation

To get involved, contact our Florida Chair leader, Margaret Pilon at (732) 610-8771 Kelly Steffee (407)902-6788 or email at floridawalk@thetearsfoundation.org or the national office at office@thetearsfoundation.org or (253) 200-0944 or submit this volunteer application.


Margaret Pilon
Madelynn's Mom

TEARS was there for us and lifted a financial burden when our daughter died. It meant so much.

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