No One Has to GriEve Alone

COPE is a nonprofit grief and healing organization dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child.

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How Can COPE Help You

Those of us living with the loss of a child are often left to deal with our pain alone.

Having experienced profound loss ourselves, COPE families understand the pain, frustration, and isolation those in mourning often experience.

COPE connects individuals who have experienced similar losses by offering ongoing emotional support, spiritual and therapeutic programs, as well as appropriate resources and referrals. By providing help and support, we enable grieving individuals to find strength from within to face the difficult journey that lies ahead.

COPE’s Camp Erin ® NYC

A bereavement camp for children 7-17
“Where Children Learn to Grieve and Heal”

COPE’S Camp Erin® NYC is a bereavement camp for children ages 7-17 who have lost a parent, sibling, or loved one. It is a FREE weekend filled with traditional fun camp activities, emotional support, and grief education. COPE’S Camp Erin NYC is a magical weekend of hope and healing facilitated by trained volunteers and expert bereavement professionals.

This year, due to COVID concerns, we offered a one-day, day camp on August 28th, at Mohawk Day Camp, located in White Plains, NY- one hour from NYC.

In Memory Of

COPE Memorial Labyrinth

With dedicated bricks supporting COPE and the grieving community

Memory Wall

Add a message for your loved one.

In Loving Memory

Share a picture of your loved one

Programs

Parent Support

Having the support from other parents who can understand is life saving.

Sibling Support

Offering the understanding from others who have also lost a sibling.

Teen Support

A group for teens grieving together.

COPE Blog

Co-Presidents’ Message – February 2022

The iconic and often-quoted honey-loving Disney bear Winnie the Pooh has been credited as saying “How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Since my daughter Samantha Rose passed away on June 12, 2009 at the age of 3, this thought has always...

Lilly’s Inspirational Thoughts – January 2022

The new year comes with the dreaded month of Michelle’s passing. It’s now 30 years since her fatal car accident. Years ago I started a group on FB “Remembering Michelle.” It started as a way of reaching out to family and friends for their memories and pictures of...

Parent Columns – January 2022

My Daughter Robin   My daughter Robin passed away January 11, 2018.  She is missed so much by everyone who knew her and whose life she touched,  She would be so proud of her two children who are both graduating this year.  Olivia from...

Co-Presidents’ Message – January 2022

The concept of a new year and new beginnings has almost always been lost on me.  I feel the same way about birthdays.  I remember when I was younger, I would wake up on my birthday and my parents and relatives would ask me if I felt a year older.  Of...

Healing Tip – January 2022

As we enter a new year, exiting one that for many was filled with challenges, disappointments, and many losses, we also look back on the moments we were able to come together with our COPE community for connection, support, tools, and resources. So many people are...

To our COPE Families – end of year appeal

To our COPE families, I am sure that many of you have had your fill of COPE email over the last few days. For all nonprofits, end of year appeals for financial support are our way of assuring that we can provide programs and services for the next year. COPE, helping...

Co-Presidents’ Message – February 2022

The iconic and often-quoted honey-loving Disney bear Winnie the Pooh has been credited as saying “How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Since my daughter Samantha Rose passed away on June 12, 2009 at the age of 3, this thought has always...

Lilly’s Inspirational Thoughts – January 2022

The new year comes with the dreaded month of Michelle’s passing. It’s now 30 years since her fatal car accident. Years ago I started a group on FB “Remembering Michelle.” It started as a way of reaching out to family and friends for their memories and pictures of...

Parent Columns – January 2022

My Daughter Robin   My daughter Robin passed away January 11, 2018.  She is missed so much by everyone who knew her and whose life she touched,  She would be so proud of her two children who are both graduating this year.  Olivia from...

Co-Presidents’ Message – January 2022

The concept of a new year and new beginnings has almost always been lost on me.  I feel the same way about birthdays.  I remember when I was younger, I would wake up on my birthday and my parents and relatives would ask me if I felt a year older.  Of...

Healing Tip – January 2022

As we enter a new year, exiting one that for many was filled with challenges, disappointments, and many losses, we also look back on the moments we were able to come together with our COPE community for connection, support, tools, and resources. So many people are...

To our COPE Families – end of year appeal

To our COPE families, I am sure that many of you have had your fill of COPE email over the last few days. For all nonprofits, end of year appeals for financial support are our way of assuring that we can provide programs and services for the next year. COPE, helping...

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A beautiful way to connect with your loved one and keep them close to your heart.
 

Crafted silver pendants ​with ​our COPE logo and chain are now available for purchase – engraving not included. 

Designed ​with love and​ made exclusively for COPE families.

A meaningful piece you can cherish forever and a great way to support other bereaved parents, sibling, kids and families.

Available for a $85 donation per pendant.  Click here to order now.

Questions? Email us at: pendant@copefoundation.org

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