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About US

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I. Volunteers


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II. Membership


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III. Founder


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  • We are all widows or widowers offering support to each other to rebuild our lives.

  • We are not professionals, nor a 12-step grief program, with no religious affiliation.

  • We share how we have dealt with loss and where we are in the grieving process.





.I. Organization Volunteers

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Elected Board Members

Acquisition by JFCS, discussions begin January 2022
Board President
Della H.
held various positions since 2016.
+ + 1st Vice President
Sandie H.
took office in 2020.
+ + 2nd Vice President
T.B.A.
pending appointment.


Treasurer
T.B.A.
Pending Appointment

+ + Secretary:
Gayle Z.
took office in 2021.
+ + Exfico Officer
Rosemary K.
has been a past president.

Support Group Facilitators

Contact (520) 884-4570 for Tucson locations and view maps on GROUPS page .
JFCS Facilitator Training pending schedule in January 2022
+ #1 Northwest
Liz H. and Karla W. are co-leaders at the Watermark at Continental Ranch, 8689 N Silverbell Road [85743].
+ #2 Central Tucson
Della H. has lead her group for years at the Jewish Community Center, 3800 East River Road [85718].
+ #3 East-side
Courtney A. and Rosemary K. are co-leaders at the JFCS-Columbus, 3801 E. 5th Street [85716].
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+ #4 East-side
Jann H. leads at 4675 S.Harrison Hills, at the Mobile Home Park club house [85730].
+ #5 Evening Zoom
Sandie H. leads an out-line meeting for working widowed persons.
+ #6 new group - T.B.A.
[coming February 2022] leadership for a young widowed group.
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Widowed Volunteer Positions

Answering Service
Liz H.
is our outreach person and connects the public via the group faciitator.
+ + Web Page Design
Janet Mc.,
1995 alumni of the young widow group, met founder, G. Ginsburg.
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Della H. co-created and hosts this Social Media group.
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Sandie H.
co-created and hosts this Social Media group.


.II. Membership and Outreach

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    Membership

  • Per Article V, Section 4: Membership dues shall be established by the Board and are paid annually.
  • To become a member contact us. A group facilitator will provide the form that you'll complete and return or mail to the designated Treasurer.

    Outreach

  • Group Facilitators may invite guest speakers. Topics include health, Wills, fraud against vulnerable people, etc.
  • Outreach efforts include flyers placed with libraries, doctor offices, hospitals, as well as hospices.

.III. Organization Founder

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  • Genevieve Davis Ginsburg, M.S. was a marriage counselor when she became widowed at age 50.
  • During her career, Genevieve received two awards: [1981] Jefferson Award and the Arizona Governor's Award.
  • In 1990, she was published in the New York Times... Hers; Life After Death.
  • Genevieve died in 1996, surviving her husband by 21 years.
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