Saturday, August 26, 2017

September Happenings

We are currently selling tickets 
for the upcoming 
Shopping Extravaganza 
at the Outlets at Traverse Mountain

Tickets are $25 ($15 of each ticket sold comes back to SPoU)
Pick up your ticket from any Share Volunteer, by emailing us, or buy directly from the outlets here (don't forget to mark that you are supporting Share Parents of Utah)

Purchase your ticket today to get in on the saving, winning, giving and fun!  
Outlets at Traverse Mountain is holding its 5th Annual Shopping Extravaganza event on Saturday, October 14, 2017.

Buy a $25 ticket and enjoy this exclusive, limited-admission charity fundraising event that features one-day-only saving offers, a special shopper lunch, Chocolate Tasting at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, desserts and drinks in the Diva Lounge, and exclusive one day only discounts at participating stores.  Each ticket holder receives exclusive Enter to Win passes to win several fantastic prizes, including more than $30,000 worth of gift cards from Outlets of Traverse Mountain's participating retailers.  Check in starts at 9:30 AM!

Last year's even raised more than $30,000 (SPoU earned $2,550 of that) for well-deserving organizations along the Wasatch Front!  SPoU uses every dollar to serve and support families in Utah who lose a baby.

We would like to publicly thank Amara Day Spa, Salon and Boutique in Lehi for sponsoring us for this event.


We are taking preorders 
for Shirts August 28-September 15 extended through September 22!
Merchandise August 28-October 5 

22nd Annual Walk for Remembrance and Hope
Saturday, October 7, 2017
International Peace Gardens
1060 Dalton Ave S.,
Salt Lake City, UT 84104

12:45 Registration

1:30 Program

Music~Name Reading~Dove Release

In honor of all babies gone too soon

Music provided by LAHJIT, an "all genre" music group based in Salt Lake City, who specialize in live band performance, studio recording, and songwriting.

Our program will be Emcee'd by the lovely Meredith Wilken.  
You hear Meredith on 94.1 KODJ Monday thru Fridays, from 6:00-10:00 AM

We are so grateful that LAHJIT and Meredith are donating their time and talents on our behalf.

You will be given the opportunity to personalize a beautiful, paper bird and display within the grapevine arbor.  These will also be your take home memento.

Event is held rain or shine and we recommend each individual bring their own chair/blanket/umbrella.

Pre-order Shirts and Zip Hoodies HERE 
beginning August 28 ~ deadline September 22 
All Pre-ordered shirts will be available to pick up at the Walk!

Orders received 9/23 - 10/5 will be fulfilled on 2nd production run
and available for self pick up in Layton the 4th week of October

Preorder Ornaments, Bears/Lambs, Car decals, 
and our NEW Annual Charm Bracelet 
Orders taken August 28-October 5

Extra unsold items will be available for sale at the Walk.

While at the Walk, make sure you visit our Boutique, 
Teeny Tears and Cuddle Cot booths, 
and make some new friends!

Share Parents of Utah will be decorating a tree for this years 
Festival of Trees.

Find our 
"Take These Wings And Learn To Fly" 
in the large tree section.

We invite you to purchase an ornament to place on the festival tree, 
in your baby's honor, as well as purchase one to take home.  
All ornaments are personalized with your baby's name on them.

Click link(s) to email us your order.  
Please include:
 1) quantity 
2) description of ornament(s) desired 
3) personalization (ONE WORD/First Name looks best)
Payment is accepted via:
 Cash, Venmo~Share Parents of Utah @ShareParent and PayPal

#1 Bird cage Ornament
(this ornament is still in development and may change slightly)
Each vintage bird cage ornament is lovingly hand crafted and measures 7" high. 
"Take These Wings And Learn To Fly" printed on each ribbon in silver font.
Each tag may be personalized (one word/first name looks best).  
Secure one for each member of the family as their "2017" ornament

#2 Metal Bird on wreath Ornament
Ornament is handmade with an adorable metal bird perched on a wooden disc.
Measures approximately 6" tall/wide.
"Take These Wings And Learn To Fly" printed on each ribbon in silver font.
Each tag may be personalized (one word/first name looks best).
Secure one for each member of the family as their "2017" ornament
limited quantities available
Non-personalized items:

Stuffed Animals 

15" Bears & 7.5" Lambs: 

5) Yellow lambs $5

Bears shirts can be personalized (first name only)
for an extra $3.00 per bear.

Pink Feathers
"Take these wings and learn to fly"

Blue Feathers
"Take these wings and learn to fly"

Get your 2017 Walk themed Car Decals!

Car Decals

Car Decals

2017 Mother's Day Charm Bracelet
"You Hold The Key To My Heart"
$15 Bracelet with charms
$5 charms alone

Preorder your 
exclusive Share Parents of Utah charm bracelet!

Each year we will offer charms that coincide with that years Walk theme.

This year, in addition to our Walk themed charms, we will offer our 
exclusive Mother's Day charm bracelet

"You Hold The Key To My Heart"

This bracelet includes a heart, surrounded by angel wings, a key to open your heart 
and a surprise charm. 
(we created these at our Mother's Day group support meetings)

2017 Walk Charm bracelet
"Take These Wings And Learn To Fly"
$15 Bracelet with charms
$5 charms alone

2017 Interactive Workshop
with Dr. Jake Andreason

This Workshop will be held at Jordan Valley Medical Center, 2nd floor, classroom 2
3580 West 9000 South, West Jordan, UT 84088
Enter from the south-east side of the building and has a sign "In patient" at the door. Take the elevators to the second floor, then turn right when you get off the elevators and it's the first door you see.

Grandparents Grief Workshop
Tuesday, September 5, 7-9:00 PM
Open to ALL Grandparents

ALL Grandparents are invited to paint a bird house in honor of their loved one(s)
We kindly request an RSVP by Monday, September 4 for a bird house by emailing us at 

September 13, 2017
We Need Not Walk Alone
w/Tami and Tiffany
Tami habla español
Kearns Public Library
5360 S. 4220 W., SLC, UT 84118
7:00-8:30 PM

September 21, 2017
PAL Meeting
Mountain Point Medical Center
7:00-8:30 PM

September 26, 2017
We Need Not Walk Alone
w/Melannie and Millie
Jordan Valley Medical Center
7:30-9:00 PM

Complete addresses found here


Another Unique Fundraising Opportunity

Andrew Cluff "Victory MMA" 
against our friend and SPoU supporter 
Rico Valdez "One Hit MMA"  

We invite you to join us at an upcoming fundraiser where Rico's personal ticket sales with be donated to Share Parents of Utah. 
We know that loss has personally touched Rico's life more than once. 
We'd love to see you at the fight!
This event is at the Riverbend Sports Complex in SLC 
on Saturday, September 16th 
Fights start at 6pm
All Ages Are Invited! 
$30GA $55 VIP 

Tickets are in and must be purchased directly from Rico for that portion to come back to SPoU. 
Please purchase from Rico at
It is simple and only takes seconds to secure your tickets!
Rico Valdez - We want to express our public appreciation to you. Your desire to help others in their time of need is incredible! You have a tough exterior that protects a tender heart of gold!