grief support

Children’s Grief Awareness Day – November 15, 2018

Even though we know 1 in 10 children will experience the death of someone close to them by age 25, there aren’t enough resources available in our region to help all of these children who will suffer loss. By highlighting the needs of grieving children and advocating for more resources, we can make a difference… 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 »

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 »

Say Happy Valentine’s with Fran’s & SCF!

Take it from Wes: Fran’s Chocolates are the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, especially when your purchase benefits grieving children! DONATE & SEND CHOCOLATES NOW  Sweets for Sweeties 2018 from Safe Crossings Foundation on Vimeo. To ensure delivery by Valentine’s Day, please order by Thursday, February 8th, 2018 by clicking here. All prices include shipping…. Read more »

Grief Services Changing Lives

The athlete. The class president. The math whiz. The kid whose mom died. Jennifer Cruz was that kid. “I was 12 when my mom died in May of 2007; I stayed home for a week. Then I went back to seventh grade and no services were ever offered,” Jen recalls. “I was from a tiny… Read more »

Welcome to Our New SCF Board Members!

Safe Crossings Foundation is pleased to announce two additions to our Board of Directors, Danielle Funston and Paul Robinett! Danielle Funston Vice President, Blueprint Consulting Services Danielle joined as Blueprint’s first employee and built out the entire Operations organization, including Accounting, IT Operations, Workplace Operations, Marketing, HR, Client Development Operations, and Talent Acquisition. She is… Read more »

It’s That Time of Year Again…

Our Annual Luncheon is right around the corner! On Thursday, October 12th, Safe Crossings Foundation (SCF) supporters will gather for an afternoon of fundraising to support grieving children. One of our greatest sponsors over the years, Nintendo of America, will be honored at the luncheon as the 2017 Bridge to Healing Award Recipient for their… Read more »

Save the Date // 2018 Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief

The 2018 Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief will be held on March 2nd at the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) Building in Renton, Washington. This one-day symposium will explore the topic of Connecting Children to Support: Addressing Barriers to Services. We are pleased to announce Kevin Carter, MSW, LCSW, and Tyran Hill, MSSA, as our keynote speakers this… Read more »

A Nun on a Mission

Sister Maureen Knows Kids’ Grief Support Changes Lives Sister Maureen Newman has been involved in the Providence Ministry for over 50 years and currently works as a Provincial Counselor at Providence Hospice in Seattle. Her journey with children began shortly after graduating from Seattle University with a degree in education. After briefly teaching at St…. Read more »