March 2015

You Built It and They Came

Thanks to funding from our generous donors, two years ago Safe Crossings Foundation conducted a thorough assessment of child grief services in the Puget Sound region, identifying 14 current, viable programs. From that assessment came a wish from grief support providers to share learning and best practices in a local venue. Thus was conceived the… Read more »

Compassion is on the Menu

Imagine an 11 year old boy at a table of complete strangers, telling the story of what he went through after his dad died. Pretty brave, right? That’s exactly what Marcus, a Safe Crossings Program participant, did at last year’s luncheon. After walking into a room of 630 people, Marcus took his seat and cautiously… Read more »

Shivana the Slammer (and Jammer)

“Music is a very intimate thing to share with the world and with others. Music is a connection,” Shivana believes. She took up the violin at age four, and looks forward to this summer’s first “Slam and Jam,” where she can connect with other teens. For many of us, “slam” is a new slang term… Read more »

Passing the Torch

In October 2014, the Safe Crossings Foundation (SCF) Board of Directors welcomed William Borden as our new Executive Director to succeed Juliana Perez. Bill spoke of his predecessor, “It’s a trite saying, but here it’s true: no one can replace Juliana Perez; one can only serve as her successor.” The organization’s current reputation and professionalism… Read more »