Pennington Mom and Daughter to Run the Good Grief 5K on June 4th

Princeton, NJ – When Rebecca Jacobsen’s husband, Jake, died suddenly in August 2015, her first priority was to ensure that her daughter Melody, age 5, was cared for.  Melody’s pediatrician and Rebecca’s therapist both recommended Good Grief to the Pennington, NJ family. They enrolled in Good Grief’s peer support programs in the Princeton center that fall. “It’s not easy to …

Good Grief Raises $125,770 for Grieving Kids at 4th Annual Golf Outing!

Princeton, New Jersey – On Monday, May 8, 2017 101 golfers participated in the Good Grief annual charity golf outing at TCP Jasna Polana, raising $125,770 to support its mission to help grieving families coping with loss through support programs, education, and advocacy. A sunny day of golf concluded in TPC Jasna Polana’s beautiful clubhouse with dinner, cocktails, and a …

Be A Superhero At Good Grief’s 4th Annual “5K Walk And Run For Hope”

Madison, NJ – Good Grief will host the 4th annual 5K Run and Walk for Hope at Giralda Farms in Madison, NJ on Sunday, June 4, 2017. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to wear a superhero costume, t-shirt, or cape!  The event features a 5K (3.1 mile) USATF certified race course, a 2-mile walk with activities, kids dashes and a superhero …

Limited Spots Available For the Good Grief Golf Outing on May 8th

Limited spots are still left for golfers and Good Grief supporters willing to take their best swing on the course as the annual Good Grief Golf ‘Fore’ the Kids Outing presented by Private Advisor Group is set for Monday, May 8 at Jasna Polna in Princeton, NJ. “Going to Good Grief has really turned things around for us as a …

Good Grief’s 2016 Annual Report

2017 is off to an incredible start. Over the next few months you’re going to receive e-mails and letters announcing new initiatives, partnerships, thought-leadership, and all the ways we are pushing our mission to new beginnings. But before those exciting updates arrive, let’s look back at last year.   Good Grief is where it is today with thanks to our …

Good Grief is 100+ Women Who Care of Mercer County’s Donor Recipient

Good Grief is proud to be selected by 100+ Women Who Care of Mercer County as their winter, 2017 donor recipient. 100+ Women Who Care is a nation-wide philanthropic organization. Their Mercer County chapter is dedicated to making a positive impact for families and philanthropic organizations in Mercer County. This group of thoughtful, generous people meet four times a year …

Madison’s Bar Method ‘Impact Day’ Helps Local Grieving Families

via TAP into Madison MADISON, NJ – On March 8, the Bar Method of Madison held an event to benefit Good Grief, a local organization whose mission is to help children and families cope after the loss of an immediate family member. The event, which was called Impact Day, invited 200 clients to take a class and make a donation, which …

Good Grief Partners with Marna’s Pals to Offer College Scholarships to Teens and Young Adults Who Have Lost a Parent or a Sibling

Good Grief is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Marna’s Pals to support both organization’s efforts to help grieving teens and young adults in New Jersey. Marna’s Pals is a non-profit organization in memory of Marna Pal, who passed away from Pancreatic Cancer in 2008. David, Marna’s son, was a freshman at Rutgers University when his mother passed …

Good Grief Announces New Board Member John McDermott

  Morristown, NJ – Good Grief is pleased to announce the appointment of new board member John McDermott, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2017. “John brings a high level of strategic expertise, passionate support, and a professional acumen that will greatly help Good Grief fulfill its mission”, says Joseph Primo, Good Grief’s CEO. …