To provide support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death can share in their experiences. The Dougy Center provides support free of charge, and offers training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.
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Last year, the Dougy Center provided grief support to 800 youth and more than 450 adult family members. It has provided training and outreach to more than 2,750 professionals, students, teachers and community members, responded to 7,489 phone inquiries and served 15,238 people in grief support.
“We had a great experience at the Dougy Center. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but found it to be a shining light of my day. To talk to people that understand and are living similar stories was awesome.” —Dougy Center participant
The first 100 G!G donations of $25 or more to the Dougy Center will receive an ice-cream sundae from Morgan St. Theater Ice Cream. ImageWear Solutions will match the first 10 G!G donations of $50 to the Dougy Center; all donors of $50 or more will receive a 10 percent discount on an ImageWear order.