Together

Together

It can be awkward, to say the least.  But even thinking of our own awkwardness feels selfish, given the contrast.  Your co-worker just lost her husband to cancer; your friend’s mother suddenly died in a car accident; your grandfather died, leaving your grandmother a...
The Shaping of Things to Come…

The Shaping of Things to Come…

…or “Where have we been & where are we going?” Through his work as a life insurance agent, Jimmy Chouteau naturally came in to contact with many widows.  He began to hear and notice many needs ranging from household tasks & yard work to...
Our founders on People.com

Our founders on People.com

We’re super excited that our founders Jimmy & Cynthia Chouteau were interviewed live on People.com this week!  It was a wonderful opportunity to share the passion of Widow Wednesday for serving and loving widows with a nation wide audience.  We’ve...
Fall Rake Day

Fall Rake Day

This past November 7, 2015, Widow Wednesday proudly partnered with 52 volunteers comprised of Bankers Life agents, managers, support staff and their families to rake and clean the yards of widows in the Kansas City metro area.  We were able to rake around 20 yards,...
Christmas Caroling 2015

Christmas Caroling 2015

This past December, small groups of volunteers gathered to bless several widows in the Kansas City area with baskets of goodies and songs of Christmas joy.  It was one small way we seek to share and show the love of Jesus, especially in the season when we celebrate...
Widow Song and Music Video

Widow Song and Music Video

The husband and wife team behind Little Song Birds, Sam*Son and Rachel Nichole worked with us to create a song and music video for our event National Widow’s Day, coming up May 3rd. We’re excited to share it with you! The video is really a call to action...