Join us for the 19th Annual Run for The Cove at the Guilford Fairgrounds this year!  Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 16th and we hope you will become a fundraiser to make the event a success.  Did you know that this is our largest fundraiser of the year to benefit Cove programs?  Donations and sponsorships help us to support our programs statewide.  Click here for our event page.































Free for 18-25 Year Old Grieving Young Adults           


Camp Erin Connecticut Registration for 2017 will open this winter.  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 donations to support our ability to provide camp in 2017. 





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Wish List

As a non-profit organization, The Cove could not exist without donations of financial and volunteer support. We are also happy to accept the following wish list items that will go a long way toward helping grieving children and their families and to support the infrastructure that makes our services possible.

If you would like to make a donation of an item (or items) on our current wish list, please call The Cove Coordinating Office at (203) 634-0500.

• URGENT: Underwriting for the cost of a required update of our Client and Donor Database System, Training and Support

• REQUEST FROM WEST HARTFORD COVE: VOX water bottles, coarse glitter, glycerin, Elmer's clear school glue to make meditation jars.

• Art Supplies such as markers, crayons, paints & brushes
• CRI-CUT dye cutting systems for our sites for projects.
• paper, vinyl and foam stickers for projects (generic or memory)
• White model magic clay for school groups
• Stamps and postage for our meter
• Cove logo items (hats, shirts, key chains, etc.) for Volunteer Recognition
• Pizza and meal donations for family sites
• Donations of Special Presentations for Cove Sites (music,yoga, movement)
• An Apple Ipad for Outreach and Community Presentations (one received from CECA given to Easton thank you! - one is needed for outreach)
• Copy paper and cover stock - color and white
• Office supplies (printer toner, folders, hanging folders)
• Stand alone scanner for receipts
• Barter Donations through BBU that The Cove can utilize for special presentations and services.
• Underwriting of quarterly newsletter and mailing costs
• Printing services including stationery, flyers, brochures, invitations and mailings
• Underwriting of 2 outreach tablecloths with Cove logo and banner stand for community presentations
• Hot and cold cups, paper plates and napkins for Sites, training and Office
• Laminating machines and lamination sleeves for 7 Cove Sites

Camp Erin Wish List 2016

• Underwriting of Pizza Party Meet and Greet event in May
• Underwriting for Big Buddy & Clinician Training and background check fee expense
• 100 Teddy Bears for campers with Camp Erin CT tshirts
• 100 Handmade quilts for campers
• Sleeping bags for campers
• Items for Cabin Comfort baskets with stickers books, games, markers, nail polish, bubbles, etc.
• Funding for logo water bottles, bandanas, wristbands and carabeeners for campers
• Monarch Butterflies for camp Butterfly Release
• ID badges for campers, staff and volunteers
• Camera for Camp pictures and IDs
• Lamination sleeves for hot press lamination machine
• Underwriting for Camp Erin 2016 T-shirts for Campers, Clinicians, Big Buddies and Staff
• BBU Barter Donations to cover items purchased through barter.  
• Stickers - several types (over 900 used with meaningful sayings, butterflies, memories, alphabets, etc.)  and vellum for grief processing activity - luminaries
• Helium for balloons, blue and yellow party supplies, ice cream and toppies for Ice Cream Social
• Healthy snacks for break out sessions (KIND bars, oranges, apples)
• Campfire: S'mores Sticks and ingredients for S'mores for 150 campers, volunteers and staff

GALA 2016

• Flowers for arrangements
• Gala Auction baskets, items and services for our Live and Silent Auction
• Ad placement for our gala program 
• Items and underwriting for gala bags