Safe Crossings Foundation

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Say Hello to SCF’s Newest Board Member

Safe Crossings Foundation is proud to announce another addition to our Board of Directors, Shawn Hintz! Shawn Hintz Senior Vice President – Investments Senior Institutional Consultant Shawn has over 20 years of financial industry experience and is a Senior Partner on the UBS Institutional Consulting Group – Northwest team with a primary focus on retirement… Read more »

2017 Annual Luncheon Report

The Safe Crossings Foundation Annual Luncheon broke fundraising records once again this year! Thanks to our generous sponsors and donors, we raised more than $447,000 to fund services in support of children and teens following the death of a loved one. Your gifts will help inspire resilience in families experiencing grief and loss by ensuring that… 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 »

Providence Hospice & SCF: 28 Years of Partnership to Help Grieving Children

On May 24th, Providence Hospice awarded SCF with the 2017 Hospice Award of Distinction, commemorating our organizations’ 28-year partnership. The evening weaved history and memories with stories from current Safe Crossings Program counselors about how children work through their grief and other complicated emotions following the death of a loved one. The reception program was emceed by Gary Crum, Director of the Providence Hospice of Seattle Foundation. Former Providence Director Bob Anderson reminisced on Safe Crossings’ humble beginnings. He recalled his… Read more »