News and Events

Thank You to Surgent's Elite School of Gymnastics

Imagine is so grateful to Matt Stevenson, Tracy Stevenson and Drew Yurko of Surgent's Elite School of Gymnastics who donated their time to measure, order and install wall and floor padding in Imagine's Volcano Room. Don't know what a volcano room is? Attend a tour at Imagine in Mountainside and find out!  You can sign up for a tour here: Imagine Tour. Thank you to the Westfield Foundation for their…

Girls Scouts Sow Memory Garden for Imagine

Mountainside 11th Grade Ambassador Girl Scout Troops 40443 and 40468 completed their "Sow What" Journey project by planting a pollinator memory garden at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss in Mountainside."Partnering with the girl scouts was a joy," said Mary Robinson, Imagine Executive Director.  "They did an incredible job of designing and sourcing the plants and the beautiful butterfly bench…

Ron Zuzovsky Joins Imagine Board of Trustees

Ron Zuzovsky has joined the Board of Trustees at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss in Mountainside.Ron is the founder of the ReSource Group, a sales organization based out of Millburn, NJ. The ReSource Group, founded in 2006, is a multi-faceted sales and marketing firm that covers the northeast states for some of the top brands in the business products industry. Ron works with many of the top…

Fostering Resilience in Grieving Children and Teens Workshop

We are pleased to once again offer this free workshop, "Fostering Resilience in Grieving Children and Teens" on October 26th from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM (Pizza Dinner at 6:15 PM). Suggested Donation at the Door: $20

Imagine Grand Prize Winner in Sue Adler 100th Home Charity Program

On September 8th, members of the Sue Adler Team of Keller Williams real estate professionals presented Imagine with a check for $10,000 for being the grand prize winner of their 100 Home Sale Contest. The contest engaged local charities in an online competition for the most votes over the spring and summer. Upon the Sue Adler Team’s closing of their 100th home, the organization with the most votes…

Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member's chronic or terminal illness. The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or disease that significantly changes one's day to…

Sixth Youth Facilitator Training

On Saturday, September 9th, Imagine held its’ sixth youth facilitator training. 18 amazing young people, ages 14 to 18, attended the full day training which sensitizes teen participants to the issue of childhood grief, and prepares the youth to assist with the facilitation of peer-support groups for children who are coping with the death of a parent or a sibling. Through the development of listening…

Our 2017 Summer Interns

This summer Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss was the fortunate beneficiary of the work of four interns: Pictured here from Westfield are Matt Enslin (L) a rising Senior at Lehigh University, and Will Sherry (R) a rising Senior at Westfield High School.Not pictured are Ronan Limroth, a graduate of Chatham High School heading to the University of North Carolina, and Melissa Mirabelli of Mountainside,…

Imagine Raises Over $15,000 at Downtown Westfield Pizza Run

Five teams comprised of over 40 runners, walkers and cheerleaders, participated in the Downtown Westfield Pizza Run on July 26th and raised over $15,000 in the process. “This was our most successful run yet,” said Kathy Vergel, Imagine Development Director. “We are incredibly grateful to everyone who participated. All of the money raised from the Pizza Run goes towards funding and sustaining our peer…

The Henry S. & Agnes M. Truzack Foundation Awards Imagine with $6,000 Grant

Paul Stierhoff of The Henry S. & Agnes M. Truzack Foundation stops by to discuss Imagine's expansion to a 5th Night of Support at its new center in Mountainside, with Mary Robinson, Executive Director, and Veronica Ortiz, Program Associate. The Foundation provided a $6,000 grant towards the new night which will serve 60 new children and their parents or guardians. Imagine provides free year-round grief…