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August 2016

Gg Volunteer Facilitator Training: Princeton

August 19 - August 22
Good Grief Princeton,
5 Mapleton Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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Volunteer Facilitators make all the difference by creating a safe and caring environment where children, teens, and families can express themselves, care for each other, and rebuild their lives together. Our facilitators listen without judgment or criticism and offer hope by building an understanding community. The comprehensive training is an engaging experience which develops skills, reframes ideas about death and bereavement, explores the complexity of the grieving process and variables that impact grief, and provides a personally transformative experience.
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Equine Bereavement Activity for Gg Kids

August 20

Spring Reins of Life is a non profit located on a farm that will host 10 Gg kids (ages 6-13) for sessions to work with horses and reflect on their grief experience in a whole new setting.

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Good Grief Tour: Morristown

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Good Grief Morristown,
38 Elm Street
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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To sign up for this tour, please contact rachel@good-grief.org and include the date of the tour in the subject. Members of the community can get an introduction to our mission, programs, and facilities by attending one of our impactful open houses. If you are considering finding a way to get involved with Good Grief, whether as a volunteer, donor, or advocate in the community a tour of our center is the best way to find out more, ask questions, meet staff, and become a…

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September 2016

Good Grief Tour: Princeton

September 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Good Grief Princeton,
5 Mapleton Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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To sign up for this tour, please contact jesse@good-grief.org and include the date of the tour in the subject. Members of the community can get an introduction to our mission, programs, and facilities by attending one of our impactful open houses. If you are considering finding a way to get involved with Good Grief, whether as a volunteer, donor, or advocate in the community a tour of our center is the best way to find out more, ask questions, meet staff, and become…

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Understanding Grief & Loss Workshop: When a Death Occurs: Creating a Culture of Empathy in Schools

September 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
721 Route 206, Suite 200
Bridgewater, NJ 08807 United States
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Understanding Grief and Loss Workshops are designed specifically for professionals working in school settings: teachers, guidance counselors, school nurses, and administrators. Good Grief is one of the largest, nationally recognized children's bereavement centers and serves families from more than 180 communities throughout New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania.  Research identifies four factors that drastically inhibit a child's capacity to experience post-traumatic growth: peer, school, family system dysfunction, and how the community at-large responds. Because of this, school personnel are vital members of a grieving student's…

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Eli Lily & Company Volunteers through Jersey Cares

September 29
Good Grief Morristown,
38 Elm Street
Morristown, NJ 07960 United States
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October 2016

Great Pumpkin Ball

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Canoe Brook Country Club,
1108 Morris Turnpike
Summit, NJ 07901
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Join us for a magical evening as we acknowledge individuals who have had a significant impact on our organization over the year; enjoy dinner, cocktails, and lively music in a hip setting; bid in our silent and live auction; and experience an inspiring program led by a dynamic Good Grief participant emcee!

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November 2016

Children’s Grief Awareness Day

November 17
CGAD-Speech (1)

Children’s Grief Awareness Day is an opportunity for Good Grief and similar organizations throughout the country to raise awareness about the needs of grieving children. By raising awareness we hope to normalize death and grief as a natural part of life in order to reduce some of the fear, stigma, and resulting isolation that occurs. Raising awareness about the needs of grieving children and their families is a significant first step toward creating systemic change around death and grief in our society. We…

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January 2017

Understanding Grief and Loss Workshop: Confronting the Elephant in the Room

25th January 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Bridgewater, NJ United States
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Understanding Grief and Loss Workshops are designed specifically for professionals working in school settings: teachers, guidance counselors, school nurses, and administrators. Good Grief is one of the largest, nationally recognized children's bereavement centers and serves families from more than 180 communities throughout New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania.  Research identifies four factors that drastically inhibit a child's capacity to experience post-traumatic growth: peer, school, family system dysfunction, and how the community at-large responds. Because of this, school personnel are vital members of a grieving student's…

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June 2017

5K Run and Walk for Hope

4th June 2017
Giralda Farms,
Madison, NJ 07940 United States
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Good Grief holds 5K Walk and Run for Hope in Madison (NJ.com)

The 4th Annual Good Grief 5K Run and Walk For Hope is an event to raise funds and awareness to support Good Grief’s mission. The event is a fun, family event for all ages and abilities!

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