Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 23, 2012 – Hospice of Michigan is accepting applications for
Camp Good Grief, a day camp designed to help children cope with the loss of a loved one.
The free one-day camp is being held on Friday, June 15 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Camp Newaygo, located at 5333 Centerline Road in Newaygo. Children ages 12-15 are invited to attend Camp Good Grief, which offers a combination of fun and adventurous camp activities with grief education and emotional support.
Hospice of Michigan grief professionals and trained volunteers facilitate the camp, which is open to all children in the community. Transportation will be provided for campers from Newaygo Middle School to Camp Newaygo and then back to Newaygo Middle School.
Space is limited. For applications and more information, parents or guardians should call Tangela Zielinski at 231.527.0913.
About Hospice of Michigan
A nationally recognized leader in end-of-life care, Hospice of Michigan is the original – and largest – hospice in the state of Michigan. The non-profit organization cares for more than 1,000 patients each day in 56 counties, raising more than $4 million each year to cover the cost of care for the uninsured and underinsured. HOM offers innovative programs to enhance the quality of care for people at the end of life, education programs for physicians and healthcare professionals, caregiver education materials, cultural diversity programs for end-of-life care, and research and education programs at the Maggie Allesee Center for Quality of Life. For more information, call Hospice of Michigan’s CARE Center 24/7 at 888.247.5701 or go to www.hom.org.
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