You had no choice about becoming a widow,
. . . but you do have a choice about how you want to live the rest of your life.
The loss of a spouse is one of the most challenging transitions of a woman’s life. As a member of The W Connection, you do not have to face it alone. When you join The W Connection, you are joining a national network of widows who are facing the same challenges.
The goal of The W Connection is to transform the lives of our members through encouragement, connection, education and empowerment. Most importantly, we at The W Connection, “get it”. We are one of the only organizations created by widows, run by widows, for the exclusive support of widows.
Chapter Meetings – Attend monthly meetings in your community, where they currently exist, that are led by volunteer widows and join discussions about topics very relevant to helping widows move forward. You will be connected with our members as you become part of this supportive community.
Virtual Chapter Meetings –COMING SOON - If there is not a chapter in your community, you will have the opportunity to attend a virtual chapter meeting. Experience everything our local chapter offers and join the conversation with women from all over the country.
W Connection Peer Mentor Program – For newly widowed women, obtain a W Connection Peer Mentor to help you navigate the challenges you are now facing. Peer Mentors are women who have been widowed for 3+ years and they work in a one-on-one relationship with the new widow.
Social Events - Participate in fun social events with other widows in your community and expand your social circle of friends who understand what you are going through.
Speaker Series – Attend sessions to increase your knowledge about a full range of topics- Finances, Moving Forward and Legal to mention a few. —W Connection Newsletter – Read about timely topics, many of which are written by widows, and learn about upcoming events and new books. —Informational Resources – An exchange of ideas and resources, our website and newsletters will provide you with timely and relevant articles pertaining to Widowhood, Rebuilding and Moving Forward.
—Learn how to advocate for yourself and be part of a group of women who want to regain control of their lives, re- discover their identity and regain their confidence to rebuild their lives.
—Use your skills to volunteer for The W Connection– Whether you want to share your own experiences or your expertise and have time available, The W Connection has many excellent opportunities for you to give back to women that need your support.
Join the W Connection so that you get the support you need from our members, our programs and our many other resources.