Mission: To bring hope, healing & happiness to children and families suffering from grief, loss or life-threatening
Programs: Center for grieving children: provides a safe and supportive environment where children grieving the death of a loved one can share their experience with others facing the same feelings of loss. Offering a unique opportunity children to begin and continue their grief journey, new hope for kids strives to provide our families with hope, healing and renewal. We also extend support for the entire family through parent support groups, community awareness projects, information and referral services, as well as family events and a summer camp throughout the year. Thanksgiving meals were provided to the center's families and holiday gifts were given to over 200 children. Over 200 families (600 individuals) were served. In addition, approximately 1,500 holiday gifts were distributed to approximately 250 children and 135 families.
children's wish: focuses on central florida children with life-threatening illnesses. Over 90% of are granted in central florida. The program provides additional services and support beyond the wish itself. Group events with wish families are held throughout the year. As are family support group the program provides the families support and contact for needed resources in the area. Over 50 wishes are granted annually. Thanksgiving meals were provided to the wish familes. In addition, over 1,500