After the loss of her oldest son, Shannon Kress started HUGS4LIFE in his memory.  This ministry connects with people after the loss of a child by delivering a memorial candle (featuring a picture of the child) and a special note of encouragement to the parents or guardians.

For more information about getting involved with HUGS4LIFE, please check out their Facebook page at HUGS4LIFE.

Ways to Contribute Through Concord
  • Give online to help with mailing costs (select Hugs4Life in the drop-down menu) or write a check with the ministry name on the memo line.
Hands-On Ways You Can Help
  • Purchase Yankee Candles and labels
Ways Your Group or Class Can Get Involved
  • Collect funds to purchase a gift card to Yankee Candle to be used for candles and labels
  • Write cards of encouragement for the gift bags