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Sixth Youth Facilitator Training

On Saturday, September 9th, Imagine held its’ sixth youth facilitator training. 18 amazing young people, ages 14 to 18, attended the full day training which sensitizes teen participants to the issue of childhood grief, and prepares the youth to assist with the facilitation of peer-support groups for children who are coping with the death of a parent or a sibling. Through the development of listening…

Our 2017 Summer Interns

This summer Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss was the fortunate beneficiary of the work of four interns: Pictured here from Westfield are Matt Enslin (L) a rising Senior at Lehigh University, and Will Sherry (R) a rising Senior at Westfield High School.Not pictured are Ronan Limroth, a graduate of Chatham High School heading to the University of North Carolina, and Melissa Mirabelli of Mountainside,…

Imagine Raises Over $15,000 at Downtown Westfield Pizza Run

Five teams comprised of over 40 runners, walkers and cheerleaders, participated in the Downtown Westfield Pizza Run on July 26th and raised over $15,000 in the process. “This was our most successful run yet,” said Kathy Vergel, Imagine Development Director. “We are incredibly grateful to everyone who participated. All of the money raised from the Pizza Run goes towards funding and sustaining our peer…

The Henry S. & Agnes M. Truzack Foundation Awards Imagine with $6,000 Grant

Paul Stierhoff of The Henry S. & Agnes M. Truzack Foundation stops by to discuss Imagine's expansion to a 5th Night of Support at its new center in Mountainside, with Mary Robinson, Executive Director, and Veronica Ortiz, Program Associate. The Foundation provided a $6,000 grant towards the new night which will serve 60 new children and their parents or guardians. Imagine provides free year-round grief…

Diana Miller Joins Imagine Board of Trustees

Diana Miller, a CPA with over 18 years of experience in public accounting, has joined the Board of Trustees at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss.  Diana possesses significant not-for-profit and governmental auditing experience with associations, foundations, churches, healthcare entities, private schools, school districts, colleges and universities, municipalities and counties. In addition to…

Mary Claire Givelber Joins Imagine Board of Trustees

Mary Claire Givelber is currently a project manager at Ironwood Lane, LLC a local residential real estate management company.  Before taking a 14 year hiatus to raise her 3 children, Ms. Givelber was a healthcare consultant at Gold Health Strategies, a New York based healthcare firm specializing in managed care negotiations on behalf of physician groups and hospitals.  Ms. Givelber serves as a tutor…

New Volunteers Trained as Imagine Facilitators

16 new volunteers were trained to be loving listeners at Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss in a 32-hour training July 7-10, 2017

Sara Jane Armuth Joins Imagine Board of Trustees

Sara Jane, originally from Baltimore, Maryland, has been a Westfield resident for nearly 20 years. After receiving a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Sara Jane managed corporate retirement plans for T. Rowe Price and Bankers Trust.

Steve Guberer Joins Imagine Board of Trustees

Steve Guberer, a Director at CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc., has joined the Board of Trustees of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss. CBRE Capital Advisors, Inc. is the real estate investment banking business of CBRE Group. Mr. Guberer has successfully executed over 40 capital raising and M&A advisory transactions that represents $20+ billion of total capital for clients within the real estate, gaming, lodging and leisure sectors.

Learn About Imagine's Newest Board Member Steve Guberer

The Imagine Board of Trustees continues to grow along with the organization. Delighted to welcome new board member Steve Guberer.