Events for 2019


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Care Groups for 2019

532 care group meetings held

January 1 - December 31, 2019
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TAPS Togethers for 2019

150 TAPS Togethers held

January 1 - December 31, 2019
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Online Chats for 2019

105 text chats and 53 video chats held

January 1 - December 31, 2019
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Peer Mentor Trainings for 2018

36 web-based and 10 classroom trainings held

January 1 - December 31, 2019
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TAPS Western Caribbean Cruises | Tampa, Florida, to Cozumel and Grand Cayman

January 3 - 12, 2019
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Webinar: Understanding and Addressing the Needs of Bereaved Military Families | Course Available | CE Credits available until January 10, 2020

Webinar for clinicians to help better understand the impact of a service member’s death on his or her family and how available resources impact resilience.

January 11, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Webinar: Meditation for Coping with Difficult Emotions | Course Available

Discussion on how the physical sensation of emotion can be your ally during tough times and even provide you with inner wisdom and insight.

January 17, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Florida Surviving Spouses and Surviving Significant Others Weekend Retreat | Jacksonville, Florida

January 18 - 20, 2019
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Vision Technologies Bull and Oyster Roast to Benefit TAPS | Baltimore, Maryland

January 19, 2019
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Karndean Design Flooring VIP Experience | Las Vegas, Nevada

January 22, 2019
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NFL Pro Bowl with teams4taps | Orlando, Florida

January 24 - 28, 2019
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Sedona Women's Empowerment Retreat | Sedona, Arizona

January 27 - February 1, 2019
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Loss, Grief, and the Quest for Meaning | Course Available

Workshop discussion to help us understand how growth can come from grief.

January 30, 2019
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Techniques of Grief Therapy: Creative Practices for Counseling the Bereaved | TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing | Arlington, Virginia

January 31 - February 1, 2019
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Webinar: Grief to Growth - A Roadmap to a Healthy Grief Journey | Course Available | CE Credits available until February 4, 2020

Webinar discussion on best-practice grief support for suicide loss survivors.

February 5, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
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Austin Surviving Moms Retreat | Austin, Texas

February 6 - 10, 2019
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Webinar: Men, Grief, and Posttraumatic Growth | Course Available

Webinar discussion how veterans and military families can work towards posttraumatic growth after loss.

February 12, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend Presented by Children's Miracle Network Hospitals | Orlando, Florida

February 21 - 24, 2019
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Alaska Surviving Parents and Siblings Retreat | Anchorage, Alaska

February 27 - March 3, 2019
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Mount Kilimanjaro Expedition | Tanzania, Africa

March 1 - 12, 2019
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TAPS Honor Guard Gala | Washington, D.C.

March 6, 2019
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Southern Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Fort Hood, Texas

March 15 - 17, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Southern Regional Good Grief Camp | Fort Hood, Texas

March 15 - 17, 2019
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Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend | Virginia Beach, Virginia

March 15 - 17, 2019
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West Point Fallen Comrades Half Marathon | West Point, New York

March 24, 2019
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Coastal Carolina Kayaking Expedition | Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

March 28 - 31, 2019
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Webinar: Underserved and Overlooked, Supporting Widowed Parents | Course Available | CE Credits available until March 27, 2020

Webinar discussion on psycho-social challenges facing parents who have lost a partner/spouse and are raising children on their own.

March 28, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Mountain State Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Colorado Springs, Colorado

March 29 - 31, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Mountain State Regional Good Grief Camp | Colorado Springs, Colorado

March 29 - 31, 2019
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Meet Bonnie Carroll | Colorado Springs, Colorado

March 29, 2019, 6:00 PM-7:30 PM
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Windy25 Memorial Fund 5K | Las Vegas, Nevada

March 30, 2019
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Charlotte Siblings Retreat | Charlotte, North Carolina

April 10 - 14, 2019
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TAPS Legacy Mentors New York City Experience | New York City, New York

April 10 - 14, 2019
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Sedona Women's Empowerment Retreat | Sedona, Arizona

April 22 - 26, 2019
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Webinar: Double Whammy - Coping with the Death of a Spouse While Parenting a Grieving Child | Course Available

For widowed parents, addressing how to cope with your own grief while helping your children deal with the loss.

April 25, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Guardian Games hosted by CrossFit Lacertus | 10470 Wilden Drive, Suite D, Ashland, Virginia

May 11, 2019, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
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Benefit Concert for the Prevention of Veteran and First Responder Suicide | 180 North Smith Street, Palatine, Illinois

May 11, 2019, 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
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Potomac Hunt Races | 14401B Partnership Road, Poolesville, Maryland

May 19, 2019, 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
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Memorial Day Happy Hour and Fundraiser | 723 8th Street Southeast | Washington, D.C.

May 22, 2019, 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
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Honor our Nation's Heroes Fundraiser | 105 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia

May 22, 2019, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at National Good Grief Camp | Arlington, Virginia

May 23 - 27, 2019
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National Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Arlington, Virginia

May 24 - 27, 2019
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Putting for Patriots Golf Fundraiser | Various locations across the U.S.

May 25 - 27, 2019
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Nutrien Military Strong Memorial Day BBQ Fundraiser

May 29, 2019, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
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Armed Forces Cycling Classic | Arlington, Virginia

June 1 - 2, 2019
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Weapons of Grass Destruction Golf Fundraiser | Mayville, Wisconsin

June 1, 2019
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Hollywood Casino & The Greene Turtle Sports Bar & Grille Music Fest | 1201 Chesapeake Overlook Parkway Perryville, Maryland

June 1, 2019, 1:00 PM-7:00 PM
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TAPS Young Adult San Antonio Experience | San Antonio, Texas

June 4 - 9, 2019
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H.E.B. Tournament of Champions | San Antonio, Texas

June 5 - 6, 2019
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TAPS Teen Kayaking Adventure with Outward Bound | Baltimore, Maryland

June 10 - 16, 2019
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Webinar: Returning to Work After a Death | Course Available

Discussion on tools and techniques for the griever, co-workers, and management to help the newly bereaved with their transition back to the workplace.

June 11, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Yosemite Mens Expedition | Yosemite Valley, California

June 13 - 16, 2019
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Colorado Celebrity Classic | Centennial, Colorado

June 15, 2019
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Blue Ridge Mountains Women's Empowerment Retreat | Boone, North Carolina

June 16 - 21, 2019
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Helping Individuals and Families Coping with Grief: Best Practices for Grief Professionals | TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing | Arlington, Virginia

For grief professionals, to aid in understandings of grief and use them to effectively support the bereaved using interventive counseling techniques.

June 20 - 21, 2019
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Southern California Good Grief Campout | Julian, California

June 28 - July 1, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Southern California Good Grief Campout | Julian, California

June 28 - July 1, 2019
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TAPS Teen Canoeing Adventure with Outward Bound | Baltimore, Maryland

July 5 - 10, 2019
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TAPS Young Adult Seattle Experience | Seattle, Washington

July 7 - 12, 2019
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Webinar: Grief Dreams | Course Available

Discussion on common questions people have related to dreams after the a loss of a loved on and how they apply to one's grief.

July 9, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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TAPS Fundraiser | Greene Turtle | Aberdeen and Perryville, Maryland

July 10, 2019, 11:00 AM-12:00 AM
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Western Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | City of Industry, California

July 12 - 14, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Western Regional Good Grief Camp | City of Industry, California

July 12 - 14, 2019
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The Robert Irvine Foundation Presents TAPS Las Vegas Survivor Experience | Las Vegas, Nevada

July 18 - 21, 2019
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TAPS College Experience | Washington D.C.

July 21 - 26, 2019
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Pocono Mountains Women's Empowerment Retreat | East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

July 22 - 27, 2019
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San Juan Islands Kayaking Expedition | San Juan Islands, Washington

July 26 - 29, 2019
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TAPS at U.S. Space and Rocket Center Space Camp | Huntsville, Alabama

July 26 - 28, 2019
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Webinar: Intimate Partners and Suicide - Finding Hope when the Unthinkable Happens | CE Credits available until July 29, 2020

Webinar training identifying eight practical ways that healers of all types can use to support partners who have lost a loved one to suicide.

July 30, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Midwest Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Cleveland, Ohio

August 2 - 4, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Midwest Regional Good Grief Camp | Cleveland, Ohio

August 2 - 4, 2019
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Maryland Family Campout | Knoxville, Maryland

August 10 - 13, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Maryland Family Campout | Knoxville, Maryland

August 10 - 13, 2019
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Webinar: Building Your Circle of Support After a Loss | Course Available

Discussion to help you determine and get the most out of the formal and informal relationships that can comfort and uplift you during your grief journey.

August 13, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Machu Picchu Expedition | Cuzco, Peru

August 16 - 26, 2019
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TAPS New England Cruise | Cape Liberty, New Jersey to Halifax, Nova Scotia

Register by May 8 to guarantee your spot on the trip.

August 17 - 23, 2019
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Webinar: Grieving as They Grow | Course Available

Webinar discussion on how children’s conceptualization of death, grief, and loss develops as they transition through their childhood.

August 27, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Brooklyn Cyclones 2019 Military Appreciation Game | Brooklyn, New York

August 27, 2019
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Tennessee Family Campout | Bolivar, Tennessee

August 30 - September 2, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Tennessee Family Campout | Bolivar, Tennessee

August 30 - September 2, 2019
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Young Adult Atlanta Experience | Atlanta, Georgia

September 1 - 6, 2019
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The Gary Sinise Foundation Presents the Hollywood Adventure with Stars4TAPS | Los Angeles, California

September 4 - 7, 2019
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West Virginia Women's Wilderness Empowerment Retreat | Lansing, West Virginia

September 4 - 8, 2019
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PT Mechanical Group Golf Invitational | Little Mill Country Club, Marlton, New Jersey

September 9, 2019
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Webinar: The 411 on Professional Grief and Trauma Counseling | CE Credits available until September 9, 2020

Discussion on some of the most common and evidenced-based techniques that professionals can draw on in providing therapy for grief and trauma.

September 10, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Montana Men's Retreat | West Yellowstone, Montana

September 11 - 15, 2019
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TAPS Golf Outing hosted by Parsons | Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

September 12, 2019
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Southeast Regional Seminar and Good Grief Camp | Hyatt Regency, Jacksonville, Florida

September 13 - 15, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Southeast Regional Good Grief Camp | Jacksonville, Florida

September 13 - 15, 2019
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7th Annual Montgomery County 9/11 Memorial Golf Outing | Laytonsville Golf Course | Gaithersburg, Maryland

September 13, 2019
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Spencer Wing 2019 Memorial Golf Tournament | Groton, New York

September 14, 2019
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4th Annual SSG Tyler Pickett Memorial Golf Outing | Gouverneur, New York

September 14, 2019, 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
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Air Force Marathon | Dayton, Ohio

September 20 - 21, 2019
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Moving Yourself Forward | TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing | Arlington, Virginia

Workshop designed for survivors, offering ideas on the central importance of pursuing meaning and purpose.

September 20, 2019, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
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Webinar: Finding Wholeness After Trauma | Course Available

Webinar discussion on safe, practical ways for all of us to explore, grow through, and move beyond the trauma that inevitably comes with loss.

September 24, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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TAPS Partnership with Outdoor Buddies Warriors on Cataract All Women's River Trip | Moab, Utah

September 25 - October 1, 2019
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DynCorp International Charity Golf Tournament | Bridlewood Golf Club, Flower Mound, Texas

September 27, 2019
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Colorado Springs Celebrity Classic | Colorado Springs, Colorado

September 28, 2019
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Webinar: Supporting My School Aged Children Throughout the Grief Journey | Course Available

Discussion on practical tips to help parents and other caregivers understand and support their school-aged children and teenagers through grief.

October 8, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Joshua Tree Backpacking Expedition | Palm Springs, California

October 10 - 13, 2019
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National Military Suicide Survivor Seminar and Camp | Phoenix, Arizona

October 11 - 14, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at National Suicide Survivor Good Grief Camp | Phoenix, Arizona

October 11 - 14, 2019
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Bank of America Chicago Marathon | Chicago, Illinois

October 13, 2019
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Army Ten Miler | Arlington, Virginia

October 13, 2019
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Charleston Women’s Week of Renewal-New to Grief | Isle of Palms, South Carolina

October 16 - 20, 2019
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TAPS Chicago Experience for Adult Siblings | Chicago, Illinois

October 17 - 20, 2019
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Marine Corps Marathon, 10K, and Kids Run | Arlington, Virginia

October 27, 2019
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Sedona Women's Empowerment Retreat | Sedona, Arizona

October 28 - November 1, 2019
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Webinar: Providing Hope and Healing to Those Coping with Trauma and Loss | CE Credits available until October 28, 2020

Discussion to assist bereavement professionals embrace a hopeful and life-affirming evidence-based approach to healing psychological trauma.

October 29, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:30 PM
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Los Angeles Chargers Salute to Service for TAPS Families | Costa Mesa and Carson City, California

November 1 - 3, 2019
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TCS New York City Marathon | New York City, New York

November 3, 2019
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Kentucky Men's Retreat | Cumberland Falls, Kentucky

November 6 - 10, 2019
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Old Glory Ultra 50K, Half Marathon and 10K Race | Glen Lyn, Virginia

November 9, 2019
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Land of the Free Veterans Day Golf Classic 2019 | City of Industry, California

November 11, 2019
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Webinar: Rebuilding Faith and Hope After Loss | Course Available

Discussion on what actually happens when we suffer a significant loss that contains enough power to throw our worldview into turmoil.

November 12, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
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Collage: Grief, Loss, and Expressive Arts Therapy | TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing | Arlington, Virginia

Workshop designed for grief professionals, introduces collage as a transformative art therapy technique, effective in the treatment of traumatic loss.

November 14, 2019, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
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Texas Family Campout | Fort Worth, Texas

November 15 - 18, 2019
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Detroit Lions Salute to Service with TAPS | Allen Park and Detroit, Michigan

November 16 - 17, 2019
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Los Angeles Rams Salute to Service for TAPS Families | Thousand Oaks and Los Angeles, California

November 16 - 17, 2019
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Blue Ridge Mountains Women's Empowerment Retreat | Boone, North Carolina

November 17 - 22, 2019
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Webinar: So Much Has Changed - Managing Secondary Losses During the Holidays | Course Available

Discussion on coping strategies to deal with the holiday season and its impact on one’s grief journey.

November 20, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
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Northeast Regional Military Survivor Seminar and Good Grief Camp | New Brunswick, New Jersey

November 22 - 24, 2019
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Legacy or Military Mentor Volunteer at Northeast Regional Good Grief Camp | New Brunswick, New Jersey

November 22 - 24, 2019
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Atlanta Falcons Salute to Service for TAPS Families | Atlanta, Georgia

November 22 - 25, 2019
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New England Patriots Salute to Service Weekend with TAPS | Foxborough, Massachusetts

November 23 - 24, 2019
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Webinar: Understanding the Role of Medication in Grief | Course Available

Discussion on when and how medication may be an effective support to help survivors along their grief journey.

December 3, 2019, 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
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Northside Hospital Orthopedic Institute Half Marathon | 179 11th Street Northeast Atlanta, Georgia

December 13 - 15, 2019