Good Grief Announces New Board Member Ellen Cook

Morristown, NJ – Good Grief is pleased to announce the appointment of new board member Ellen Cook, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2017. “After serving as a group facilitator with us for two years, we are thrilled to have Ellen join the Good Grief leadership team. She brings with her a high level …

Good Grief Announces New Board Member Mark Durham

Morristown, NJ – Good Grief is pleased to announce the appointment of new board member Mark Durham, as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2017. “After spending several years as an active supporter of Good Grief’s mission, programs and events, we are thrilled to have Mark join the Good Grief leadership team. He brings with …

Good Grief: helping people cope

via Packet Media LLC. By Erica Chayes Wida    Good Grief, a free support center that works to heal people who have lost an immediate family member, is no regular organization. It throws traditional views of group grieving — a circle of people unloading their sadness — out the window and welcomes kids to erupt, literally.    Good Grief’s facility on …

Washington Township Police Support Non-Profit For Grieving Children

via Long Valley Patch WASHINGTON TWP., N.J.– Washington Township PBA 301 purchased shirts from non-profit Good Grief to support National Children’s Grief Awareness Day on Thursday. “It is a day set aside to raise awareness around the needs of grieving children and the importance of support from peers, family, and the surrounding community,” Washington Township police said in a Facebook …

Good Grief Buys Mapleton Road HQ, Expands Presence in Local Community

via Town Topics  “WHERE HOPE LIVES:” Good Grief, a childhood bereavement organization, has recently purchased this Mapleton Road building as its Princeton headquarters. The nonprofit, in expansion mode with a $2 million capital campaign underway, provides free programs to hundreds of grieving children and families. Looking to ensure a permanent presence in Princeton, Good Grief, which provides free programs to …

Watch the Video of Our New Home!

We are thrilled to share some very exciting news with all of you! Good Grief has purchased our center at 5 Mapleton Road in Princeton. This joyous occasion also presents a big challenge. To offset the cost of the center’s purchase, we have launched a $2 million Princeton Capital Campaign – “Where Hope Lives”. A successful campaign will fully fund the purchase …

Great Pumpkin Ball Raises $297,000 for Grieving Families

(Short Hills, NJ) – Good Grief’s sixth annual Great Pumpkin Ball, “Forks, Corks and Cocktails” was held on Friday, October 21st at Canoe Brook Country Club in Short Hills, NJ. The annual gala had 225 attendees and raised $297,000 of much needed funds for the organization’s mission of providing free and unlimited support to children and families following the death …

Volunteers at the Heart of Sixth Annual Great Pumpkin Ball

(Morristown, NJ) – Good Grief’s sixth annual Great Pumpkin Ball, “Forks, Corks and Cocktails”, is Friday, October 21st at 7 PM at Canoe Brook Country Club in Short Hills, NJ. The annual gala raises much needed funds for the organization’s mission of providing free and unlimited support to children and families following the death of a mother, father, sister, or …

PRINCETON: Community mourning the loss of a PHS freshman

By all accounts, Owen Bardzilowski was a popular, well-liked teenager. The Princeton High School freshman loved to play golf and solve Rubik’s cubes puzzles. He liked to skateboard, and he participated in assorted youth sports programs. Owen attended the Princeton Police Department’s summer youth academy for several years, and served as a counselor this past summer. The 14-year-old boy aspired …