To provide support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. The Dougy Center provides support and training to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.
Bottom line for Portland
In the past year, the Dougy Center provided training and interventional community outreach to 3,808 community members. It had 17,432 downloads of its “Dear Dougy” podcasts; answered 17,196 phone calls requesting information or responding to crisis, referrals and intake requests; and had 1,906 people receive grief support services.
“This place really helped me and my brother and sister when our mom passed away. The Dougy Center was our saving grace; it taught us it was OK to be sad and talk about our mom.” —Dougy Center youth participant.
ImageWear Solutions will match the first 10 G!G donations of $50 or more to the Dougy Center; all donors of $50 or more will receive a 10 percent discount on an ImageWear order.
How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?
$10 provides snacks for a grief support group; one guidebook to a school with tips on how to respond when a student has died; or one “Children, Teens and Suicide Loss” guidebook to a parent.
How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?
$50 provides one week's art supplies for 125 children, or resources and materials for five families after the death of a loved one.