What is Children’s Grief Awareness Day?
- November 16, 2017
- A day designed to increase
awareness of the impact that the death of a loved one has in the life of a
- An opportunity to recognize and
support the thousands of grieving children in our community, and the
grieving children we see and know in our daily lives
- A day to ensure that these
children receive the support they need during this difficult time
Why does Children’s Grief Awareness Day Matter?
A recent survey shows that 1 in 9 American children lose a parent
before the age of 20. If grief remains unresolved, these children may become:
- 5 times more likely to die from
- 9 times more likely to drop out of
- 10 times more likely to engage in
We live in a very supportive community. Thank you to everyone who
supported grieving children on November 16, 2017!
If you wish to be a part of activities for this important day and
would like ideas or assistance, please call Lost & Found at (417) 865-9998.