Claire Barnett lost her daughters, Coriander, 8 & Blake, 6 aboard Alaska Airlines 261
“Another year, another candle, remembering all those who left us far too early – sending love and gratitude for all you do and who you are!”
Julie Yaeger Rudd lost her fiancé in a gas explosion and called ACCESS to mentor those affected by the events of 9/11
There is more comfort in sitting silently in a room with someone who has been where you are than hours of someone else talking to you and trying to comfort you. That is what ACCESS is for air crash survivors. It is built on that very foundation that someone who has been down that road and is further along than you, has so much light to shed.
Mayor Rudy Giuliani, from the foreword of ACCESS' book, Surviving Sudden Loss: Stories from those who have lived it
“ACCESS provides a poignant and sadly necessary role in our society, and it is essential that these families speak to each other so they remember a critical fact: that they must survive and continue…”
Richard lost his wife, son, daughter and son-in-law in private plane crash
“I can accomplish more through ACCESS than I could anywhere else. ACCESS is a great organization for understanding individual circumstances and what the grieving process is all about. We are all a work in process. ACCESS is amazing.”