Financial Assistance for Grieving Families

Losing a pregnancy or an infant is an incredibly difficult and emotional experience. During this challenging time, the last thing anyone should have to worry about is the financial burden that can come with medical bills, funeral expenses, and other associated costs. Fortunately, there are several financial aid resources available to help families cope with these financial challenges.

This list includes some financial aid resources for pregnancy and infant loss to provide support and relief during this difficult journey. This list is not exhaustive, nor is it sponsored or endorsed by Share Parents of Utah. It is simply provided as a helpful starting point for parents and families.

Angel Names Association – Provides financial assistance for funeral services following a stillbirth.

Colette Louise Tisdale Foundation – Offers financial support for funeral costs (cremation or burial), grief counseling, loss of income, and transportation costs.

Flutter by izzyjane – Assists with funeral expenses for losses occurring at 24 weeks or beyond.

Hayden’s Helping Hands – Supports families with medical expenses following stillbirth.

Luca John Foundation – Offers financial aid for funeral expenses to families who have lost an infant child at 12 months or younger or experienced a stillbirth.

Noelle’s Light – Provides financial relief by paying non-medical bills (including travel costs, utility bills, rent, mortgage payments, funeral costs, and childcare) directly to the vendor on behalf of the family.

Phoebe’s Fund – Aids couples who have suffered pregnancy and infant loss by covering grief therapy costs.

Simply A Miracle – Offers assistance for various expenses such as medical bills, counseling, loss of income, memorials, funeral costs, and more.

Skyler’s Gift Foundation – Provides support for funeral and burial or cremation expenses for babies who passed away in the NICU.

Team Mercy – Offers funding for existing extra-curricular, academic, or mental health-related activities for siblings of loss.

The Fletcher Foundation – Provides financial assistance following a miscarriage or stillbirth.

The TEARS Foundation – Assists financially with funeral expenses.

*Please note that Share Parents of Utah does not provide direct financial support, but all our services are offered freely to families thanks to our pay-it-forward system.

Dealing with pregnancy and infant loss is an emotionally challenging journey, and the financial burdens associated with it can exacerbate the stress and grief. These financial aid resources can help ease the financial strain during this difficult time, allowing families to focus on healing and remembering their loved ones. Remember that you are not alone, and there are organizations and programs available to support you through this process.

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