Camp Provides Comfort To Grieving Children

Coconut Telegraph

Last weekend over 35 children attend the first ever Florida-based Comfort Zone Camp for children who have lost a parent, sibling or guardian.  Comfort Zone Camp along with The Mark Wandall Foundation hosted the free camp to give children tools and resources to help them cope with grief in their daily lives.  The Foundation is working to continue this program to bring a 3-day camp back to Bradenton/Sarasota and are reaching out to the community for support.  $25 provides healing art projects, camp shirts and take-home memories for one camper, $50 provides a therapeutic challenge course for two children, $100 Provides travel assistance to a local child, $250 provides clinical intake and prep for one child, $500 provides a three-day camp weekend for one child, $1,200 provides a child with the entire weekend experience plus therapeutic services.  Children facing grief are highly vulnerable and often adopt negative coping skills.  The Mark Wandall Foundation and Comfort Zone Camp provide positive support for youth in grief. To help click on the link below.

The Mark Wandall Foundation

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