‘Walk to Remember’ taking place Sept. 16

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Compassionate Friends RVA will host its 2017 Walk to Remember on Sat., Sept. 16.

The Compassionate Friends is an international peer support group that helps bereaved parents, grandparents and siblings as they mourn the loss of their loved ones. The organization was founded more than 40 years ago and has grown to 700 chapters.The Richmond chapter has been in existence for 30 years and is run completely by volunteers.

The upcoming walk will celebrate the lives of family members and loved ones who’ve died.

The event will be held at Robious Elementary School in Midlothian. It starts at 10:00 a.m. on Sept. 16 and runs until 2:00 p.m.

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