The TEARS Foundation
Posted By: Buddy Shuh (June 15, 2021)
On September 30th, 2006, my life changed forever. My wife and I hugged our five month old daughter as she took her final breaths on Earth.
Later that day we found out that we needed to come up with $1,800 in two days to pay for the funeral. Friends and family took up a collection and had it paid for in 2 days.
This is what the TEARS Foundation does as well. When a family in Michigan cannot afford the funeral for their baby (up to one year old) they help with that expense. They also help pay for the headstone.
In addition to those financial assistance elements, TEARS offers emotional support for parents who have experienced this heart-breaking loss.