WE DID IT! Our 19 for 19 Challenge was met and exceeded - we raised $43,727 from seed and challenge funding from individual, corporate and foundation gifts. Many thanks to all who pledged and participated!

  

 

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The one year Anniversary of the tragic events at Sandy Hook Elementary was on December 14, 2013. Our hearts go out to the children and families of Newtown, CT. 

We have posted resources for children and families in Newtown and across the state of CT on our Resources Page.  Newtown Youth and Family Services has listings of supportive services. 
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CAMP ERIN CONNECTICUT

The Cove and The Moyer Foundation hosted a free
summer camp for children from across CT who are grieving
the death of a loved one or significant person in their life.
The Camp took place this year on June 6,7 & 8, 2014. Next year's camp is scheduled for June 5-7, 2015!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Talking to Kids About Death - Part 1

The death of a loved one is difficult for anyone. Children and teens often need guidance when coping with their grief. Depending on their developmental stage, they might have difficulty understanding what "death" means and how it impacts their lives. For this video, Thomas Matthews, MD, child and adolescent psychiatrist at Clarity Child Guidance Center, addresses the following: the role of vocabulary and the use of art to communicate feelings, how parents impact how children cope with loss, understanding the role of development, definitions of loss, and Kuble-Ross Stages of Loss. This 3-part series was recorded at a community presentation on November 12, 2010.

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