Please support The Cove with an end of year gift to our Annual Appeal!  Our thanks to those generous individuals who have donated thus far
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CAMP ERIN CONNECTICUT

Camp Erin Connecticut Registration is open for June 5-7, 2015.  The Cove and The Moyer Foundation have partnered to host a free summer camp for children from across CT who are grieving
the death of a loved one or significant person in their life.

We are also seeking Volunteer Big Buddies and Clinicians, as well as donations to support our ability to provide camp this year. 

 

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December 14th marked the second Anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary.  Our hearts go out to the families and community at large during this difficult season. In honor of the children, the community has requested that people perform acts of kindness in their memory. 

Resources for grieving children can be found on our resources page, through the National Alliance for Grieving Children as well as by contacting The Cove for information on peer support programming at our Easton Site serving Newtown/Fairfield County and Camp Erin CT. 

 

 

 

 

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Tuesday
Apr022013

Cove Gala Co-Chairs Interviewed on Charity Corner

http://mobile.courant.com/p.p?a=rp&m=b&_fromSocial=1&postUserId=47&postId=3507473

Click the link above to watch the recent interview with Gala Co-Chairs Simon Etzel, Trustee and Jennifer Rubino on Ben Goldman's Charity Corner.

Tuesday
Dec182012

Resources for children, families and professionals working with children

Please see our page LINKS FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN that contains many articles and resources that will help children, parents and professionals dealing with the aftermath and trauma of the events in Newtown on December 14th. 

Monday
Nov192012

Wordwide Candlelighting for Children Who Have Died 12/9/2012

Held annually the second Sunday in December, The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting® unites family and friends around the globe as they light candles for one hour to honor and remember children who have died at any age from any cause. As candles are lit at 7 p.m. local time, creating a virtual wave of light, hundreds of thousands of persons commemorate and honor the memory of children who have died in a way that transcends all ethnic, cultural, religious, and political boundaries. Last year more than 500 Worldwide Candle Lighting services covering all 50 states plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico were listed on The Compassionate Friends national website. In addition, information on services were submitted from 24 countries outside the United States. December 14 there will also be a Remembrance Book on The Compassionate Friends national website where you can post a message to honor the memory of a child, sister or brother, or grandchild. If you are unable to attend a service, we encourage you to light a candle for one hour at 7 p.m. no matter where you may be. For more information, visit www.compassionatefriends.org. We do this . . . that their light may always shine®. (Song is Precious Child by Karen Taylor-Good, written for The Compassionate Friends and available on CD at www.compassionatefriends.org)

Visit the website for information on ceremonies in Middletown, Northford, Old Saybrook and Waterbury.

Saturday
Jul212012

The 15th Annual Run for The Cove is scheduled for Sunday, October 14, 2012 at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison, CT. 

This family-friendly event includes a Certified 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk and Kid's Fun Run. 

Walk, Run and Join in the Fun!

Friday
Jul202012

Sesame Street: When Families Deal With Grief

Here are some snippets from a video we distribute to families with younger kids who are dealing with childhood bereavement issues. It is a great resource and educational tool on grief provided for free by Sesame Street Workshop.  Visit www.sesamestreet.org/grief to download other free materials related to "When Families Grieve."