How to support grieving children and their families.

This year, to recognize Children’s Grief Awareness Day on November 19, we asked our bereavement partners to contribute to a blog series that encourages broader conversations about bereavement and grief support.

Elevating the support and resources for bereaved children and families.

November is Children's Grief Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness that children and teens grieve too.

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Let's get better at grief.

There's no one-size fits all approach to supporting someone who's grieving.

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Living and loving with grief as a parent.

A mother's perspective and personal story of parenting through grief and how she and her two children pieced together a new version of their lives, together.

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More inspiring stories.

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The Two-Minute Drill with Brian Griese

Brian and his wife Brook founded Judi’s House, a comprehensive bereavement center in Denver whose mission is to “help children and families grieving a death find connection and healing.”

StoryCorps – Father's Day launch

Remembering loved ones on Father's Day (courtesy of Bo's Place in Houston, TX).

Grief Reach award winners share perspective on grant’s impact

For the seventh year in a row, the New York Life Foundation in partnership with the National Alliance for Grieving Children is proud to offer the Grief Reach grant program.


New York Life and City Year: A powerful partnership

For the past three years, the New York Life Foundation and City Year have partnered to build a standard, scalable afterschool program across City Year's network in 28 U.S. cities.

Supporting kids when school doors are closed

Read a Q&A with Sarah Pitcock of the National Summer Learning Association about keeping children engaged at home.

Expanding the Grief Camp footprint

We sat down with Moyer Foundation CEO Mary FitzGerald for an update on their latest initiatives.


Scholastic features new grief-focused Art & Writing Awards

We’re excited to announce a special partnership with the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards program to encourage creative expression in teenagers who have lost a loved one.

New partnership with StoryCorps highlights the power of storytelling for grieving youth

StoryCorps engages with the New York Life Foundation’s bereavement support partnersto better support the children they serve.