April 2016

The Story of Jayza & D’Juna

Recently Safe Crossings Foundation sat down with D’Juna Duhon and her 16-year-old daughter, Jayza. Jayza’s beloved grandfather died in June, 2009. After much resistance, Jayza accepted help from the Safe Crossings Program and attended Camp Erin. Jayza:   My grandfather passed a couple days after his birthday and five days after Fathers Day. He lived with… Read more »

Grants to Make Wishes Come True

In 2015 the Safe Crossings Foundation board of directors designated special funds for a new community grant-making initiative. This program offered three $5,000 competitive grants to emerging programs that addressed unmet needs in the greater Puget Sound area. Nine programs submitted requests, but these three stood out: Outward Bound Northwest, Grief Place and Our TreeHouse…. Read more »

Success at 2nd Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief

Thanks to funding from our generous donors, Safe Crossings Foundation offered the second Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief on February 5th & 6th. Present were over 100 therapists, counselors, nurses, teachers, and other practitioners in the field from all over the Northwest. Donna Schuurman from the Dougy Center inspired the audience as the keynote speaker…. Read more »