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Christina M.

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CAMP SOL INC
April 27, 2011

In June 2003, we lost our little boy, Michael, to a brain tumor after a 9 month fight. Our hospice nurse was the first person to suggest Camp Sol to us. I was very nervous about attending camp, but I thought that it would be helpful for our daughter. I never knew just how much Camp Sol would help me too. We have been to Camp Sol 8 times now and each time we leave there we are in a better place than when we arrived. I love that get we get to spend time as a family not only healing, but having fun without the distractions of everyday life. I also love that our daughter is getting "help" without realizing it - she just thinks she is having fun. Getting to spend so much time with other families who have been through this same loss and "get it" is so helpful in knowing that you are not alone. We love Camp Sol and I can't imagine where we would be if it was not for them.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

seeing how our daughter has gone through the grieving process. Each time we go we learn about what phase she is in and how a typical child of her age deals with death. I love knowing that the things she says or does is very normal.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I wish that Camp Sol was in other areas. I hear of other families who have lost a child and there is nothing like Camp Sol in their area.

More feedback

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

How did you find this group?

Hospice nurse and Children's Medical Center of Dallas

What, if any, change in your life has this group encouraged?

Since attending Camp Sol I now have the courage and feel the desire to reach out to other families and let them know they aren't alone.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Client Served & I attended Camp Sol with my family.