Sponsorship is central to ensuring we are able to provide unique experiences for connection that will protect and support the physical, mental and emotional health of SUDC families. Families affected by SUDC will participate in educational opportunities and family-fun events specifically designed for grieving families to connect and heal. Retreat programs are offered to all attendees at no cost.
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Families affected by the sudden, unexpected or unexplained loss of a child who are registered with the SUDC Foundation are invited to the JW Marriott Resort and Spa, located in the beautiful San Antonio, Texas, hill country for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to come together to restore, reconnect and renew. The two-day retreat will feature unique experiences for connection that will protect and support the physical, mental and emotional health of our families. Activities include educational opportunities and family-fun events specifically designed for grieving families to connect and heal.
Funding Need: $50,000
A warm welcome reception hosted amidst the graceful beauty of Texas Hill Country, with complimentary refreshments for all SUDC families attending the retreat weekend. SUDC Foundation President, Laura Gould will open the evening with a brief welcome and overview of activities for the weekend. Families will have the opportunity to connect and rekindle friendships with one another as they mingle amid the oak-covered hills and stunning landscape.
Funding Need: $2,500
Graciously supported by the Moss Pieratt Foundation
Designed to complement the grace and equal parts relaxation and exhilaration, children and adults alike will thoroughly enjoy the River Bluff Water Experience which offers an abundance of aquatic attractions, made to be enjoyed under the warm Texas sun. The SUDC Foundation has arranged for three private cabanas accessible for retreat attendees to offer our families a private space for gathering poolside.
Funding Need: $2,000
Provided by the SUDC Foundation, families will enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast comprised of cuisine specialties with a Texas Hill County flare and refreshing beverages, as they prepare for the busy day of uplifting and nurturing activities.
Funding Need: $1,500
Graciously supported by the Ryan Mancini Charitable Foundation
Hosted in the Greenhouse Garden by the SUDC Foundation, Sunday brunch is conclusion of the retreat weekend. The brunch is our way of saying thank you to all the families who traveled to join us and for their participation in the weekend’s workshops and activities. Families will enjoy a delicious fusion of flavors from the huge range of Texas food producing regions while sharing best wishes with new friends until they all meet again.
Funding Need: $1,500
There’s nothing more beautiful than a Texas sky. And when the day is done, there’s nothing more serene than watching the sun sink over Texas’ wide-open spaces. Families will be invited to gather with all retreat attendees on Saturday evening, for a tender remembrance to commemorate and honor the memory of SUDC children gone too soon.
Funding Need: $1,000
Graciously supported by the Caffrey Family
An early morning total mind-body embracing the spirit and traditions of Latin American Curanderos with deep breathing exercises, mindful meditation and relaxation techniques. A restorative way for parents to find balance, self-healing and wellness therapies.
Funding Need: $500
Graciously supported by the Lily Jo Memorial Fund
The SUDC Foundation offers a limited number of partial scholarships to assist bereaved families with the cost of airfare and hotel accommodations related to retreat travel. All registered parents/legal guardians, and grandparents experiencing financial hardship are invited to apply to help offset costs associated with lodging and travel expenses.
Sponsorship Opportunities: $20,000 $10,000 ($1000.00 and $500.00 sponsorships available)
Generously supported by the Moss Pieratt Foundation and the Wilcutt Family