The Annual Candle lighting Ceremony is quickly approaching. The date is December 13, 2015 at 7 PM at Sugar Creek Presbyterian Church.  Directions to the church can be found on the Events/Schedule page.

Our Miami Valley chapter creates a lovely slide presentation of our children’s photos for the program. Please submit a photo of your child (JPEG format, please) to our chapter e-mail at

OR send an actual photo to us:
TCF Chapter 1732
PO Box 292112
Kettering, OH 45429

*Please include his/her full name as you would like it
 read. If your child’s photo has been included in previous Candle Lightings, there is no need to resubmit — unless you would like to replace the photo we have with another.*

Our Website is currently under remodel, please excuse our digital dust.

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Welcome to the Miami Valley Chapter (Ohio) of The Compassionate Friends.

We are glad you are here, but sorry for the reason.

The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families  in the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child, sibling, or grandchild of ANY age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

Please feel free to browse our website for more information about our local chapter and the National Association of The Compassionate Friends.