Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto

Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto

December 02, 2014 08:00 ET

Remembering our Loved Ones, Trees of Light: Ceremony of Remembrance December 4, 2014

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 2, 2014) - Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto (BFO-Toronto) is holding our 23rd Annual Trees of Light: Ceremony of Remembrance on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Toronto City Hall Rotunda.

Light is a symbol of hope in many faiths, cultures and traditions. Doves are a symbol of peace and serenity. For 23 years, our memorial event has offered people a touching and visible way to remember their loved ones who have died. The Trees are decorated with clear lights and doves, as well as the names of those we wish to remember. All are welcome to participate in this special event. The Trees will be on public display at the Toronto City Hall Rotunda from December 4, 2014 to January 5, 2015.

"We're focusing on the healing power of music this year and the ceremony will include performances from several Toronto artists, including vocalist Ryan Holt, reggae artist Paul Salvatori, and women's choir Shout Sister!" says Aruna Ogale, Executive Director, Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto.

WHERE: Toronto City Hall Rotunda, 100 Queen Street West
DATE: Thursday, December 4, 2014
TIME: Ceremony begins at 7 p.m.

BFO-Toronto is a volunteer-based organization that offers programs to the GTA community to help people cope with grief for different types of loss in a respectful and non-judgmental environment with others who are also learning to live with the loss of people they love.

For further information about the event, to order doves for the trees or to learn more about Bereaved Families of Ontario-Toronto, please see contact information below.

About Bereaved Families of Ontario - Toronto

Founded in 1978, Bereaved Families Ontario-Toronto (BFO-Toronto) is a volunteer-based organization that provides bereavement support services and programs based on a mutual support model to individuals (children, youth and adults), families and communities. We also educate, train, develop resources and raise awareness about grief, loss and mutual support. For more information, please visit:

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