These resources are available free of charge for all who would like to use them to support grieving children. Find posters and fact sheets, suggestions for bulletin or newsletter announcements, and logos and other graphics.

Please read and abide by the Logo Use Policy before downloading any of these files.

Logos and social media graphics

Children's Grief Awareness Day logo
Children's Grief Awareness Logo - JPG
Children's Grief Awareness Logo - EPS
The Children's Grief Awareness Day logo can be used for any activity related to Children's Grief Awareness Day. Use it as widely as possible to raise awareness of the grief of children. Please refer to the logo use policy prior to using.
HOPE the Butterfly
"HOPE the Butterfly" - JPG
"HOPE the Butterfly" - EPS
HOPE can be used in conjunction with Children's Grief Awareness Day as well as for any activity, event, or personal message of "hope" for a grieving person or family. Use it as widely as possible to raise awareness. Please refer to the logo use policy prior to using.
Facebook Cover Image
Facebook Cover Image - JPG
Show your support of Children’s Grief Awareness Day by using this image as your Facebook cover image. Feel free to use other places across the internet also.
Social Media Profile Pic
Social Media Profile Picture - JPG
Use this image of HOPE the Butterfly as your profile picture on your social networks to show your support for Children’s Grief Awareness Day and to let grieving children everywhere know you care.

PDF resources

Holding On To HOPE (HOPE the Butterfly)
Holding On To HOPE ("HOPE the Butterfly")
This PDF contains the "HOPE the Butterfly" graphic as well as an explanation of the Holding On To HOPE campaign for grieving children.
Butterfly Coloring Sheet
Butterfly Coloring Sheet
One of two PDF sheets available for children (and adults!) to color at outreach and educational events, or for families to take home to color.
Butterfly Coloring Sheet 2
Butterfly Coloring Sheet 2
The second of the two PDF sheets available for families to color in.
Important Considerations
Important Considerations
Print out a reminder of the care that must be taken when opening up the topic of grief with those who may have experienced a loss, perhaps many years ago. Or print out copies for those working with you in your activities.
Children's Grief Awareness Day Fact Sheet
Children's Grief Awareness Day Fact Sheet
A basic single-page overview of what Children's Grief Awareness Day is and why such a day is needed.
Children and Grief Statistics
Children and Grief Statistics
A double-sided sheet with various statistics connected with children and grief.
Poster - Wear Blue
Poster—Wear Blue
An 8½ X 11 poster encouraging everyone to "Wear Blue!" on Children's Grief Awareness Day.
Poster - Be There
Poster—Be There
An 8½ X 11 poster explaining that often your presence can be the best gift you can give a grieving child (or adult).
When Someone You Know Is Grieving
When Someone You Know Is Grieving
Thoughts about what can be helpful to say and what might not be so helpful to say when talking with someone after a death.
When You Are Grieving
When You Are Grieving
Ideas for what a person might expect after someone close has died. Helpful insights for those who wish to support a grieving child (or adult) as well.
Quotes from Teens about Grief
Quotes from Teens about Grief
A collection of thoughts from teens as they reflect on the grief that they have experienced, showing the depth of the feelings and experiences they have gone through.
Quotes from Teens about Support
Quotes from Teens about Support
Thoughts from teens reflecting on how their lives have changed and improved after receiving support.
Thoughts from Teens
Thoughts from Teens
In response to questions about what it was like to lose someone so close and what the day was like when they learned of the death, a group of teens is candid in their responses to this difficult topic.
Bulletin/Newsletter Announcements
Bulletin/Newsletter Announcements
Suggestions for how to let others know of your planned activities from early November through Children's Grief Awareness Day. These ideas can be used in printed materials or websites or in social media outlets.
Certificate of Participation
Certificate of Participation
If you would like to honor those who have worked with you in observing Children's Grief Awareness Day, you can provide them with a signed certificate showing your appreciation.
Working with Public Officials
Working with Public Officials
This multi-page toolkit explains ways in which you can get public officials from the local to the state level involved in your Children's Grief Awareness Day activities.