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Morgan Toriello Joins Imagine Board of Trustees

We are so pleased to announce Morgan Toriello of Westfield has joined the Board of Trustees at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss in Mountainside.

Virtual Community Grief Education Training

Executive Director Mary Robinson says, “The most important thing a grieving child needs is the active presence of at least one, preferably more, caring, healthy, and functional adults in their lives who understands that when a child has a loss they need support.” This program will teach you how to be that presence in the life of a grieving child or youth.

Family Promise Trains Staff to Facilitate Loss and Grief Workshops

Working with Imagine, Family Promise developed Living with Loss, Healing from Homelessness, a curriculum to equip children, teen, and adult Family Promise guests, volunteers, Affiliate staff, and community members with the skills they need to process the loss associated with homelessness and to support those who are grieving.

Anderson Cooper Introduces Mary Robinson as a 2019 Top 10 CNN Hero

CNN Top Ten Hero Mary Robinson will receive a $10,000 cash donation from CNN and a $50,000 donation from Subaru for her organization and personalized leadership training from the Annenberg Foundation to advance the work of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss.

National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) Welcomes Mary Robinson to its Board of Trustees

Following a nation-wide request for nominations from child bereavement field professionals and an election by the membership of the organization, the National Alliance for Grieving Children (NAGC) announced that its membership and Board of Directors has elected Cristina M. Chipriano, Mary Robinson, and Brennan Wood as members of the Board of Directors for the National Alliance for Grieving Children.

Imagine Receives Grant from The Allergan Foundation

Imagine gratefully received a grant from The Allergan Foundation in support of the expansion of our free year-round grief support programs for children and families coping with loss due to death or illness.

Please join our CNN Hero Watch Party!

On Sunday December 8th Imagine Executive Director Mary Robinson will be attending as one of the Top Ten CNN Heroes, the CNN Heroes: All Star Tribute. We’ll be watching the gala live at Imagine and hope you can join us as they announce their Hero of the Year!

Restoring Hope: Healing Through Movement

Join Imagine Newark and Newark Yoga Movement on Saturday, December 7 for a free introductory yoga class.

Imagine Offers Community Workshop on Supporting Children, Teens and Adults Coping with Loss

Children, teens and adults will experience different losses in life: divorce, moving, friendships ending, sports injuries or the death of a friend or family member. People of all ages can learn how to cope with loss if given the right support and education.

September 8th Youth Facilitator Training

Thank you to our newest class of youth who attended our full-day Teen Facilitator Training on Sunday, September 8th.