The loss of a loved one is hard. It's hard for you to let them move one. It's hard for you to move on. What better way to let them go and cherish their memories than with a butterfly release? On Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m., Alive Hospice invites you to celebrate your loved one in a special way — a Butterfly Release Benefit. In addition to being a beautiful way to remember those you love, this event raises funds for Alive Hospice. With each purchase of a butterfly, you help bring care to others when they need it most.

While butterfly purchases are closed for this event, you can still come to the release. If they do have any butterflies left, you can purchase one at the event for $30 each. But, feel free to just come and enjoy the release. If you missed your chance to purchase a butterfly, check back for next year's event and purchase early!

Prior to the release, there will be a brief celebration of life service with inspirational readings and music. All are welcome to this kid-friendly event.

More About Alive Hospice

Alive, 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization, provides compassionate end-of-life care, palliative care, bereavement support and community education. Founded in Middle Tennessee in 1975, Alive Hospice is accredited by The Joint Commission and has held its Gold Seal of Approval for many years. It is also accredited by the National Institute for Jewish Hospices. Today, Alive Hospice serves more than 3,600 patients and their families annually (more than 430 daily) and provides grief support services for nearly 600 adults and children in Middle Tennessee in addition to training for tomorrow's caregivers and education for the community at large. They offer many programs for grief support and even a summer camp for kids (Camp Forget-Me-Not).

Alive Hospice is located at 1629 Williams Drive, Murfreesboro. Call 615-346-8576 or visit alivehospice.org/butterfly to learn more.