Giving Hope After Loss: Delaney Gives Back

Princeton, NJ – Good Grief is pleased to announce today that it has received a leadership gift from Conor Delaney. Delaney, a “grieving kid” himself, lost his father at the age of 17 and knows the importance of Good Grief’s mission first-hand. “We are incredibly grateful to Conor for his meaningful gift to support our Good Grief Princeton Capital Campaign,” …

Good Grief’s Great Pumpkin Ball Raises $315,000 for Grieving Families!

(Short Hills, NJ) – Good Grief’s seventh annual Great Pumpkin Ball, “Speakeasy Soirée”, was held on Friday, October 20th at Canoe Brook Country Club in Short Hills, NJ. The annual gala had 250 attendees and raised $315,000 of much needed funds for the organization’s mission of providing free and unlimited support to children and families following the death of a mother, …

Good Grief Volunteers Make History

This fall marks the start of Good Grief’s 11th program year and for the first time ever, the organization is celebrating 10-year anniversaries of their committed volunteers. Good Grief provides unlimited and free support to children, teens, young adults, and families after the death of a mother, father, sister, or brother through peer support programs, education, and advocacy. Good Grief …

Alumni Family Gives Back to Share Hope and Love with Others

A Good Grief alumni family facilitated a partnership with Hearts of Hope in order to share hope and love with families who have lost a loved one. After attending peer support groups following the death of their son, the Abut family wanted to find a way to help other grieving families. Through the Hearts of Hope “Pay it Forward” program, …

Grief Expressions Summer Camp Provides Grieving Kids with Connection and Growth

Good Grief’s inaugural “Grief Expressions Summer Camp” was held August 22, 2017 through August 25, 2017. Grief Expressions Summer Camp brought together 31 kids from the greater Morristown area who experienced the death of someone important in their life. Isolation and loneliness are some of the most common effects of grief, and research shows that without support, grief directly impacts …

A Fun and Meaningful Night in Support of NJ’s Grieving Kids

Good Grief’s Great Pumpkin Ball Committee has been hard at work on this year’s seventh annual Great Pumpkin Ball, Speakeasy Soirée, to be held on Friday, October 20, 2017, at 7 PM at Canoe Brook Country Club in Summit, NJ. Once inside the Speakeasy Soirée, guests will be transported back to the era of moonshine, cool cats, and red hot …

Supporting Grieving Kids at Good Grief’s Speakeasy Soirée

(Morristown, NJ) – On Friday, October 20, Canoe Brook Country Club will be transformed into “the classiest joint in town,” as Good Grief celebrates the seventh annual Great Pumpkin Ball: Speakeasy Soirée. Guests will be transported back to the era of Moonshine, Cool Cats and Red Hot Jazz, while supporting Good Grief’s mission. In keeping with the theme, 1920’s attire …

Summer Time at Good Grief

While most people are spending the summer floating in the pool or sitting on the beach, the Good Grief families are looking for hope. How do you find hope after experience the life shattering news that someone you loved died? For 260 children, teens, and adults in the Princeton community, they are turning to Good Grief. Good Grief’s Summer Enrichment …

Good Grief Families and Friends Raise $116,093 for Hope

Madison, NJ – Good Grief mom participant, Rebecca Finnerty, is glowing as she is surrounded by 27 members of her team, “Team JFINS,” at Good Grief’s 4th Annual 5K Run and Walk for Hope on Sunday, June 4th. Last July Rebecca’s son, Justin, died leaving behind a 15-year-old brother, a 7-year-old sister, and his two parents. “Broken-hearted and souls-shattered, our …

Princeton Needs Good Grief and Good Grief Needs the Support of the Community

“How do you turn away grieving families who finally have the courage to ask for help? Simply put – you don’t. You can’t. We had to find a way to grow and support families in the Princeton community who needed our help”, said Joe Primo, Good Grief’s CEO. In the fall of 2012, Good Grief expanded from Morristown to Princeton, …