Our Mission

The Brian Dagle Foundation — anchored in hope and empowered to support, is dedicated to the healing of grieving adults as well as community education on mental health and suicide awareness.


There are many opportunities to support us: administrative support, events, gardening, fundraising, and more.


Be a friendraiser by doing your own fundraising activities such as: road races, birthday fundraisers, dine outs, etc..

The 2023 Niantic Jingle Bell 5K is in the books!! Thank you to our sponsors, volunteers, and all who participated to make this the most successful event to date!!!

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  • The Courage to Grieve

    At Brian’s Healing Hearts we are beginning to explore specific themes related to grief. This month, we are learning about and discussing the courage to grieve and the gift of vulnerability. Grief is one of the most vulnerable experiences in life and with loss comes so many fears. We worry about those we love, fearing…

  • 2024 LAX2LIVE Recap

    Staff member Jaileen Barber reflects on the 2024 season of our LAX2LIVE lacrosse student-athlete mental health and suicide awareness program. Through LAX2LIVE, the Brian Dagle Foundation reaches over 1,000 high school and college lacrosse players each year, sharing Brian’s story and encouraging them to reach out and ask for help. The program’s motto “It’s okay…

  • Mother’s Day 2024

    Mother’s Day: a day to honor and celebrate moms for their unconditional love with flowers, gifts, and Hallmark cards. But what do we do for the moms whose child has died or those whose moms who are no longer here?   For many of us, Mother’s Day looks very different from the Hallmark card aisle…