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Good Grief Helps Shevon and Nora See Better Days Ahead

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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!

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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 …

Good Grief Helps Lerma and Kailynn Through Loss

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On March 31, 2016, Lerma Vales’s husband, David, died suddenly after experiencing a heart attack while driving. “It was the hardest thing that has ever happened in my life,” Lerma reflected. For a while, she and her 9-year-old daughter, Kailynn, went through the motions: keeping busy with work, school, and …

The Grovers Grow Through Grief by Giving Back to Grieving Kids

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Six years ago, Ted Grover joined Good Grief’s Board of Directors. Soon after, his wife Jan, a retired teacher, completed Good Grief’s training and became a support group facilitator. The Grovers were both drawn to Good Grief’s mission to provide unlimited and free support to children, teens, young adults, and …

Kaup Family and Friends Come Together to Remember Matt

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Denea Kaup created her group “Jedis for Hope” to bring together family and friends at Good Grief’s 5K Run and Walk for Hope in honor of her late husband, Matt Kaup. The annual event  raises funds and awareness to help children, teens, and young adults after the death of a …

Bringing the Community Together to Support Grieving Families

Malena Attar Press

Good Grief will host the 6th annual 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, teens, young adults, and families after a devastating loss through Good Grief’s peer support programs, education, …

Good Grief’s 2018 Annual Report

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2019 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 …

Good Grief Offers Free Programs to Newark’s Grieving Families

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Good Grief’s In Community program is now enrolling families and volunteers in our Newark location. In Community is a free, easily accessible peer support program for grieving children and families. Isolation and loneliness are some of the most frequently experienced effects of grief and loss, but through In Community, grieving …

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