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Faith Matters: Giving Hope to Grieving Families
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The stars of a show known for faith and family, but also controversy, are coming to the Natural State.
Willie and Korie Robertson from Duck Dynasty will be in Arkansas Saturday night to raise money for Spark of Life, an organization dedicated to help grieving families.
After the loss of a grandchild, David and Debra Matthews wanted to take their tragedy and help others who grieve.
"Our purpose is to give them hope. Life will never be the same after loss, but life can still be rich and fulfilling someday," David says.
Through 3-day retreats, those that have lost children, spouses, and other loved ones learn how to grieve and find life again.
"So our plan over the three days is to lead them on a grief recovery process, pamper them, honor them. Great food, great accomodations," says Debra.
They've hosted 28 retreats with 420 people from 30 states. The cost to attend...completely FREE!
"Donations come in from everywhere and they cannot believe people would pay for them to have a weekend of honoring, of pampering, of lifting them up and holding them up when thye're hurting so deeply. They're overwhelmed," says David.
You can help fund these retreats by attending Saturday night's fundraiser at the Jack Stephens Center. It's billed as a night of faith, family and ducks.