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The Compassionate Friends offers a variety of private Facebook Groups. These pages are moderated by bereaved parents, siblings, or grandparents, and may not be accessed unless a request to join is approved by a moderator. A private message will be sent prior to approval. Please reply to the message so we can confirm your request. Please be sure to check your mailbox marked “Message Requests” if you do not receive one in your main mailbox. You may need to look under message requests that have been filtered by Facebook. If you are waiting approval, please message one of the administrators. Join requests to our Facebook groups must be requested personally, therefore when you wish to share the group with someone please pass along the link to the group.

TCF – Loss of a Child
Moderators: Janet Ferjo, Karen Gieselman, Donna Goodrich, and Goody Tendall

TCF – Loss of a Stepchild 
Moderators: Babe Muro 

TCF – Loss of a Grandchild 
Moderators: Betty Jeanne Farrel and Jennifer “Sue” Hale

The Compassionate Friends Sounds of the Siblings (for bereaved siblings)
Moderators: Tracy Milne Edgemon and Keith Singer

TCF – Men in Grief
Moderators: Gary Odle and Mark Rambis

TCF – Grandparents Raising their Grandchildren
Moderators: Diana Marie and Rita Studzinski

TCF – Sudden Death
Moderators: Carol Ladouceur, Bettie-Jeanne Rivard-Darby and Dana Young

TCF – Loss to Substance Related Causes
Moderators: Barbara Allen, Mary Lemley, Diana Wittkopp and Karen Zaorski

TCF – Sibling Loss to Substance Related Causes
Moderators: Andrea Keller, Barbara Allen and Andrea McKay

TCF – Loss to Suicide
Moderators: Donna Adams, Donna McGrew Anderson, Leanna Leyes and Barbara Reboratti

TCF – Loss to Homicide
Moderators: Rebecca Perkins and Dawn Wassel 

TCF – Loss to a Drunk/Impaired Driver
Moderators: Michelle Arrowood, Robin Landry and Rebecca Perkins

TCF – Loss to Cancer
Moderators: Kari Olson and Rita Studzinski

TCF – Loss of a Child with Special Needs
Moderators: Carla Gust Nordlinder and Donna Reagan

TCF – Loss to Long-term Illness
Moderator: Debbie Gossen

TCF – Infant and Toddler Loss
Moderators: Tiffany Barraso and Deanna Wheeler

TCF – Loss of an Only Child/All Your Children
Moderators: Becky Barch, Joannie Kemling, and Tonja Knobel

TCF – Loss to Miscarriage or Stillbirth
Moderators: Libby Hall and Kelly Kittel 

TCF – Loss to Mental Illness
Moderators: Sherry Cox and Annette Swestyn

TCF – Crafty Corner 
Moderators: Gail Lafferty and Kathy Rambo

The Compassionate Friends Chapter Leadership (for anyone currently serving on a Chapter steering committee)
Moderator: Debbie Rambis

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