Our Mission is to help grieving children and their families heal. Everyone is welcome regardless of their financial means. As a community supported organization we are committed to educating, nurturing, and empowering all people.
Furnish a warm and nurturing environment where children and teens can safely express their feelings and share experiences with others.
Assist Children and teens with similar experiences to support each other and lessen the feelings of sadness, loneliness, and abandonment.
Help children and teens increase their coping skills and strategies.
Facilitate open communication among family members in order to promote support for each other.
Instruct parents, teachers, caregivers and community agencies concerning children's needs when faced with death.
Provide community resources for others who work with bereaved children, teens, and families.
Statistics and studies in the United States show that one out of every 25 children experience the death of a parent by age 15. One out of every six children experience the death of an immediate family member by the age of 10. Each death affects at least two children and four adults within the immediate family. Consider then, the effects of these deaths on children, parents, grandparents, teachers, classmates, church members, scout troops, sports teams and best friends. The death of a parent, sibling or anyone else significant to the child or teen affects school performance, emotional stability, mental health, behavioral problems, and other relationships of the child.