The Dougy Center peer grief support groups

 
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups has received 1 donation
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    Announcing Pathways - A new Dougy Center program.
    By - Donna L. Schuurman, Ed.D., FT - Chief Executive Officer
    Throughout our 33 years of providing grief support groups we have often heard these words, “I wish we could have come to your support groups sooner. It was so difficult to help my children when my husband was sick. I had no idea how to tell my kids that their dad was going to die. I felt so alone.” This new...
    • 1 month ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    The Boyce Family
    By - Donna Schuurman, Ed.D, FT - Chief Executive Officer
    As the end of the year approaches, I’d like to take a moment to say thank you. It has been an incredible year of growth for The Dougy Center and we would not be here without you. So, from the bottom of my heart and before I write another word, I have to stop and say… thank you....
    • 7 months ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    Profiles in Courage
    By - Lin Parkison - Development Assistant
    Recently a staff member shared this story of a phone call that she took at The Dougy Center that said she will never forget.  “It was from a mother who had gone away for the weekend leaving her 15 year old daughter in the care of her 21 year old daughter. Her 19 year old son attended a local college and was also...
    • 11 months ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    When Spring Is In The Air
    By - Lin Parkison - Development Assistant
    When the tulips and daffodils begin sprouting up from the ground, you know Spring is not far behind. While May and June bring the promise of warmer temperatures and more sunshine to all of us, it can be a treacherous time for those who are grieving. Mother’s Day, followed swiftly by Father’s Day, can bring...
    • 1 year ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    I'm not broken
    By - Lin Parkison - Development Assistant
    Aaron was 13 when his mom died by suicide. After her death he returned to school fearful of what his friends and other students at the school would think. In the first few days he was surrounded by a chorus of “I’m sorry for your loss” and “Wow, really?” from close friends, teachers, and also...
    • 1 year ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    Holidays and the Grieving Family
    By - Lin Parkison - Development Assistant
    As you might imagine, this time of year can be difficult for grieving children and families. When we're grieving, any day can be filled with memories of the person who died and what our life was like before. During the holidays, this ever-present remembering can be especially poignant...and sometimes overwhelming -...
    • 1 year ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    Newtown Community Asks The Dougy Center for Help
    By - Lin Parkison - Development Assistant
    Twenty years ago, after The Dougy Center was featured on ABC’s “20/20”, we received hundreds of requests from around the world for training so other areas could provide services like ours. The Dougy Center’s national and international trainings since then have spawned over 500 programs...
    • 2 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    Support The Dougy Center this Memorial Day
    By - Linda Miles - Grants Coordinator
      This Memorial Day Make A Gift to Help Grieving Children & Families Rick and LaDeane Palmar met on December 1, 1999, both members of the U.S. Air Force.After Rick served five tours of duty in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Qatar, LaDeanecould finally breathe a sigh of relief. TSgt Rick Earl Mathew Palmar had...
    • 2 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    The Dougy Center Peer Grief Support Groups
    By - Cheri Lethin - Development Assistant
    We are thrilled to welcome families into our newly rebuilt home this month for peer support groups. The home was designed from the ground up to meet the needs of the grieving children and families in our program. It includes circular meeting rooms and interactive playrooms, such as the Volcano Room, the Art Room, the Music...
    • 2 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    The Dougy Center Grief Support Groups
    By - Cheri Lethin - Development Director
    Through our fundraising efforts,The Dougy Center is able to provide a safe place for children, teens, young adults and their family members who are grieving a death. We never charge families a fee and receive no government support, making donations especially important and greatly appreciated. The cost to sponsor a...
    • 2 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    The Dougy Center - August 2012
    By - Cheri Lethin - Development Assistant
    Through our fundraising efforts,The Dougy Center is able to provide a safe place for children, teens, young adults and their family members who are grieving a death. We never charge families a fee and receive no government support, making donations especially important and greatly appreciated. The cost to sponsor a...
    • 3 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups has received 5 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    May 2012
    By - Cheri Leithin - Development Assistant
    On May 12th, 2012, The Dougy Center is hosting our biggest fundraiser of the year, Reflection: Annual Gala Event & Auction. This is an exciting night of community support for our program and includes: a silent auction, limited live auction, original song performance by a current teen participant, and the drawing for our...
    • 3 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    February 2012
    By - Cheri Lethin - Development Assistant
    We are grateful for the support we have received through Global Giving.  These donations will help us continue to provide a safe place for children, teens, young adults and their family members who are grieving a death. With your help, we are able to provide these important programs at no cost to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    December 2011 Report
    By - Cheri Lethin - Development Assistant
    The Dougy Center had a successful kickoff to the fall/winter fundraising season, raising nearly $80,000 at the Friends of The Dougy Center Annual Fall Event. The Dougy Center has begun selling raffle tickets for a 2012 Porsche Boxster at $100 each and only 2,000 tickets will be sold.  Tickets can be purchased on...
    • 3 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    September 2011 Project Report
    By - Heidi K. Papoff - Development Assistant
    The Dougy Center's annual Fall Event will be held at The Governor Hotel in downtown Portland at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011.  This is an opportunity to fund raise with a complimentary and educational lunch, and raise funds for the peer support groups of children, teens,...
    • 4 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups has received 3 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    June 2011 Report
    By - Heidi K. Papoff - Development Assistant
    The Dougy Center's annual gala, dinner & auction, Reflection, was held on May 14th, 2011 at The Governor Hotel in downtown Portland.  The total gross amount raised from the event and the Boxster raffle was almost $450,000.  The Child Sponsorship Appeal raised $155,850!  That amount of money will...
    • 4 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    March 2011 Report
    By - Heidi K. Papoff - Development Assistant
    The Dougy Center has begun selling raffle tickets for a 2011 Porsche Boxster at $100 each and only 2,000 will be sold.  So far only about 1,000 have been sold and 1,000 are still available.  We are also actively procuring auction items for our live and silent auction.  If you are interested in...
    • 4 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    December 2010 Report
    By - Heidi K. Papoff - Development Assistant
    The Dougy Center is in the midst of its fall/winter fundraising season, which was kicked off by a successful Fall Event, raising $80,000.  Our next big event is Reflection on May 14, 2011 at The Governor Hotel in downtown Portland.  This gala begins with a champagne reception, a silent auction, an "almost live"...
    • 4 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups posted a progress report
    October 2010 Report
    By - Heidi K. Papoff - Development Assistant
    After a short summer break, grief support groups have begun again in Portland, Oregon.  The Dougy Center is still operating its main house out of a temporary location in Northeast Portland, due to the arson fire of June 2009 that destroyed our main location in Southeast Portland.  We also have locations in Canby...
    • 5 years ago
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups has received 26 donations
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  • The Dougy Center peer grief support groups has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

The Dougy Center

Portland, OR, United States
http://www.dougy.org

Project Leader

Brennan Wood

Director of Development & Communications
Portland, Oregon United States

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