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Our 2018 Luncheon was a Great Success!

This year’s SCF Luncheon on October 18th, launched our 30th year of service to grieving kids and families. We are enthusiastically looking toward the future as we celebrate this significant milestone in our organization’s history. The luncheon event included keynote speeches from Janette Du Monceaux of Providence Hospice of Snohomish and Ian Buckmaster, who received… Read more »

Childhood Grief Conference was March 26th, 2019.

In response to a call from local children’s grief support providers, Safe Crossings Foundation (SCF) presented the 5th Annual Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief. As the leader in funding grief support services for children in the Pacific Northwest, SCF hosted a conference that provided CEUs and the opportunity to build community, share ideas and learn… Read more »

Thanks to You, We’re Turning Thirty! Help us kick off the celebration at our Luncheon on October 18th!

Safe Crossings Foundation is celebrating 30 years of helping children cope with grief. Thirty years ago, Teresa Bigelow and Carol McMullin founded Safe Crossings Foundation in honor of their late husbands, both lawyers at the Williams Kastner law firm, and their beloved young children. After experiencing firsthand the struggles of trying to find resources for… Read more »

Time will tell – A Story from Camp Erin-King County 2018

Hi! My name is Marci Servizi. I’m the Development Director at Safe Crossings Foundation. Every summer, I make time to volunteer at Camp Erin-King CountyTM with teens who are going through grief. Camp is such a special place because it gives kids and teens a rare opportunity to be with other grieving kids in a… Read more »

SCF Benefits from Legacy of Charity

Written by James Miller from McKinstry. It began as a gathering of friends. Eight recent college grads, looking for something to do on the morning of July 4th, 1998. So we went golfing and, of course, placed a wager for lunch afterward. A tournament was born.  Looking back 20 years now, our annual gathering has… Read more »

“100 Women Who Care” and “Thank You Ma’am” Support Grieving Children of Puget Sound

Safe Crossings Foundation is grateful to receive the support of 100 Women Who Care-Snoqualmie Valley and Thank You Ma’am of Seattle. Since the inception of these two organizations, thousands of dollars have been contributed to nonprofit organizations in the Greater Seattle and Snoqualmie area. Their model of amplified donations where over a hundred women donate… Read more »

3rd Annual Golf Tournament: Thank You to Gold+Corporate Sponsors

On a less than warm Friday in late May, teams from our corporate sponsor organizations gathered for a day of fun at The Golf Club at Newcastle. Safe Crossings Foundation (SCF) held the tournament to thank our most generous corporate sponsors. Without their support and dedication to grieving children, SCF would not be able to… Read more »

The Impact of Your Generosity Shines in 2017

In 2017, the Safe Crossings Foundation (SCF) Board of Directors made grants to Providence Hospice of Seattle’s Safe Crossings Program and Camp Erin®-King County, as well as to Forefront Cares and The Healing Center, to serve unmet needs in the greater Puget Sound region, all at no cost to families. The Safe Crossings Program provides… Read more »

Healing in Cyberspace

The Role of Online Bereavement Platforms in Helping Grieving Children Heal By Cecilia Kennedy In the spaces of the Internet, grieving children are carving a niche for themselves. They light virtual candles, post their own artwork, and help each other heal. “They understand, quite naturally, how good it is to have someone listen to them… Read more »

Inspiring Resilience

Annual luncheon video highlights healing processes of two families supported by SCF-funded programs Two sets of twins share their stories of losing a parent and the support people and programs that helped them down the path toward healing. The families featured in this video from our latest luncheon perfectly embody the spirit of resilience that SCF… Read more »