Days would pass and she found herself in a dark place both mentally and emotionally. One of her colleagues, Vanessa gave Artesha a care package that included a red house robes, house shoes, chocolates, candles, body wash, lotion and a gift card. This care package helped her tremendously during the beginning stages of her grief. So much that Artesha was compelled to do something for other grieving mothers; something the hospital failed to do. Shortly after Peyton’s Purpose was born in April 2016. Artesha created a Facebook page for people who have experienced the devastating loss of a child. The first “Purpose Package” was shipped to a family in Flint, Michigan on October 11, 2016 who lost their daughter in delivery.
Since October 2016, We have provided over 315 grief care packages to families in the following states/countries: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Australia, California, Canada, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Africa, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, United Kingdom, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC., West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.