Cornerstone of Hope

Cornerstone of Hope is dedicated to providing support, education, and hope for the grieving. After walking through the grief associated with the devastating death of their three-year-old son, Mark and Christi Tripodi opened Cornerstone in 2003. Cornerstone of Hope offers a wide variety of services and programs including individual grief counseling, support groups, bereavement camps, memorial ceremonies, and education and training – all centered on offering HOPE to those who grieve.


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Support Group Meals

When: Weekday Evenings at 6:00pm

Where: 5905 Brecksville Road, Independence, OH 44131

What: Cornerstone focuses on serving to those are grieving the loss, and as a part of the ministry, they hosts evening support groups. As they serve those who are going through hard times, one of the ways we can support them is by helping with the meals for those support groups. Cornerstone is looking for small groups of 2-4 volunteers who will prepare, serve, and clean up from a simple meal for 12-36 people in the support group. This is an unique opportunity for us to practically come alongside those who are hurting.

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Family Movie Night

When: August 17 from 5-10pm

Where: 5905 Brecksville Road, Independence, OH 44131

What: Cornerstone of Hope is inviting the community to a family-friendly evening of children’s games and activities, tours of our Treehouse, a concert, and an outdoor movie. They need volunteers who are willing to assist with parking, greeting, concessions, and activities

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Infant Loss Memorial

When: October 15 from 5:30pm-9:30pm

Where: 5055 E. Wallings Road Broadview Heights, OH 44147

What: Volunteers are needed to assist by providing baked goods (in advance) and to assist with hospitality that evening at this memorial service for families who have lost an infant through miscarriage or neonatal loss.

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