News and Events

Conversation Cafe

One conversation can make all the difference! Please join Imagine at The Conversation Cafe for dinner and a conversation with family and friends about end-of-life wishes and care. Together, let's break bread and cultural taboos! The event will be held on September 26th, 2019 from 6:30PM - 8:30PM at La Pastaria in Summit, NJ.

Pizza Heroes Unite!

At this year's Downtown Westfield 5K & Pizza Extravaganza on July 24, 2019, Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, had a team of about 60 people, including approximately 20 children who raised nearly $25,000 for the nonprofit.

8th Annual Seasons of Hope Breakfast for Imagine Raises Funds and Awareness for the Nonprofit’s Grief Support Programs

On the morning of June 6th more than 300 guests attended the 8th annual Seasons of Hope breakfast for Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, a grief support nonprofit serving New Jersey children and their families. This year's event was held at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.

Jeffrey S. Peris Joins Board of Trustees of Imagine

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, a grief support center for children and families, welcomes Jeffrey S. Peris to its Board of Trustees.

Imagine Receives $2100 Grant from the Junior League of Summit

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, a grief support center for children and families, has received a $2,100 grant from the Junior League of Summit (JLS). The grant will help further Imagine's mission of providing education and free peer grief support to children (aged 3-18) and their families coping with loss due to the death or life-altering illness of a parent or sibling by helping to underwrite a sixth Night of Support at its center located in Mountainside, NJ.

Emotional and Impactful Kickoff Event Held for Imagine Newark

Newark leaders greeted with love and gratitude all who attended the May 16 kickoff of Imagine Newark, A Center for Coping with Loss, Newark's new grief support center for children and families. Located at the Achieve Charter School on Clinton Avenue, the Center provides free, year-round grief support for children, teens, and their families coping with loss due to death.

Imagine Seeks Volunteers to Provide Grief Support

Imagine currently seeks volunteers to serve as peer support group facilitators for children and families coping with loss due to death. Upcoming summer trainings will be held June 27-30th and July 26-29th, 2019.

Imagine Leadership Council Annual Meeting

Imagine Leadership Council Members assemble for their annual meeting on Friday morning, April 26th at Imagine. These community leaders lend their expertise and support to Imagine's mission and play a key role in our success.

Imagine Newark, A Center for Coping with Loss, Invites Community to Kickoff Event on May 16th

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, a new grief support center for children and families, invites the Newark community to its kickoff event. Speakers representing Imagine will meet and greet community members and explain how Imagine Newark provides free, year-round grief and trauma-informed support for children, teens, and their families. Imagine also provides training, education, and on-site support in schools, workplaces, and the wider community.

Imagine Trains First Class of Volunteer Facilitators for New Center in Newark

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, a grief support center for children and families, graduated its first class of volunteer facilitators for the April 2019 opening of its new center in Newark. The new volunteers took part in a 32-hour training spanning four days, during which time they learned the skills needed to support children and families coping with the loss of loved ones – whether these be parents, siblings, work- or school-mates.