The Foundation for Grieving Children, Inc. is the first national public charity specifically designed to raise funds and provide grants to organizations whose mission is to assist, counsel, comfort and educate children and families following the death of a loved one.
We believe grieving well is something that few of us know how to do. Little is taught in our schools from elementary to college, yet every one of us will need these skills at some time in our lives.
With over 2.5 million families experiencing a loved one’s death annually in the United States alone, if you conservatively consider at least 5 children affected by each death, whether parent, sibling, grandparent, aunt, uncle, teacher, coach, neighbor, classmate, teammate, etc., there are approximately 12,500,000 children dealing with their own personal bereavement each year.
It is the youngest in our society who struggle to better understand the grieving process, yet few support services and resources are available to them. Through your generous support, we hope to change this fact.
The Foundation for Grieving Children strives to increase, sustain and expand the resources available to grieving children and to educate society and the professional communities to their needs.