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GOOD GRIEF’S GALA RAISES $400,000 FOR GRIEVING FAMILIES

Malena Attar Testimonials

“My mom was my best friend. She put everyone’s needs before her own. I did not really understand that until I was 13, during my mom’s last few months of breast cancer, and after she was gone.” 17-year-old emcee, Ilyssa, shared with the 287 guests at Good Grief’s 9th Annual …

Grief Expressions Summer Camp Impacts over 80 Grieving Kids

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After 5 days of camp, friends and family joined 80 campers for their grand finale performance for Grief Expressions Summer Camp. Grief Expressions Summer Camp brings together 1st– 8th graders from throughout New Jersey who have experienced the death of someone important in their life. Isolation and loneliness are some …

Amicus Therapeutics Chairman & CEO John Crowley Honored by Good Grief

Malena Attar Testimonials

For 15 years, Good Grief has provided free programming for grieving children and families, delivered education around childhood bereavement and the importance of building resilience in children, and empowered communities to grow from grief and adversity. On October 16, 2019, at Good Grief’s annual gala, Magical Masquerade, the community will …

Urgent Need for Good Grief to Expand to Reach More Families

Malena Attar Testimonials

For 15 years, Good Grief has provided free programming for grieving children and families, raised awareness by delivering education around childhood bereavement and the importance of building resilience in children,  and empowered communities to grow from grief and adversity. Over 750 participants from 165 communities throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania …

CEO Joe Primo Finalist for NJBIZ Healthcare Hero Awards

Malena Attar Testimonials

Dear Friends of Good Grief, It is my honor to share that as a finalist for the NJBIZ 2019 Healthcare Hero Award , Good Grief was recognized as an organization making a significant impact on the quality of healthcare in New Jersey. Childhood bereavement is not a public health outlier; it is …

Urgent Need for Expansion

Malena Attar Testimonials

With over 750 participants in our Morristown and Princeton centers each month Good Grief has grown by 14% in the past year, and doubled that growth this September! This increase in enrollment required Good Grief to open an additional Night of Support at both of our centers. WE ARE REACHING MORE CHILDREN AND FAMILIES WHO …

Good Grief Helps Shevon and Nora See Better Days Ahead

Malena Attar Testimonials

On February 2, 2019, Carla J. Armstrong died, leaving her daughter Shevon, and her granddaughter, Nora. “My mother lived with us and was a staple in our family,” said Shevon. “She completed us, like a piece in a puzzle. Nora and I feel incomplete without her; we miss her tremendously.” …

Good Grief’s 5K Run and Walk for Hope Breaks Records!

Malena Attar Testimonials

On Sunday, June 2nd, Good Grief held a record-breaking 5K Run and Walk for Hope, raising $121,524 for the organization. Over 1,300 people showed up in support of grieving children and families throughout New Jersey. During opening remarks, Jeffrey Ober, a 14-year-old Good Grief participant bravely shared his experience with …

Leloia Family and Friends Honor Jeff and “Pay it Forward”

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Alyson Leloia and her family and friends are coming together to honor her late husband, Jeff Leloia, at Good Grief’s 5K Run and Walk for Hope at Giralda Farms in Madison, NJ, on Sunday, June 2, 2019. The annual event raises funds and awareness to help children and families after …

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