events

Children’s Grief Awareness Day

November 16, 2017

Wear BLUE to show your support for grieving kids on Nov. 16, 2017!  Children’s Grief Awareness Day (CGAD) is always held the 3rd Thurs. of November.  It began as an initiative of Highmark Caring Place in Lemoyne, PA and is now supported by grief centers/programs around the world, including the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation.  More information about CGAD is available on the www.childrensgriefawarenessday.org website. **If you as an individual or a group of people (friends, classmates, colleagues, office, etc.) wear BLUE, send a picture to drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net and we’ll post it to our Drew Michael Taylor Foundation Facebook page throughout the day!  Show your support for grieving kids!

Memorial Collage Workshop

November 16, 2017 Event flyer

Drop in any time on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 between 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the DMTF Center for Grieving Families, 7 S. Earl St., Shippensburg to create a special memorial collage in memory of a loved one or a beloved pet.  All materials will be provided.  Butterfly templates will be provided to remember a person and various animal templates will be available to remember a pet.  If you have any questions, please contact the DMTF at 717-532-8922 or drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net.

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Christmas for Causes Holiday Craft and Gift Show

November 20, 2017 Event flyer

Each year on the Monday before Thanksgiving, the Christmas for Causes Holiday Craft and Gift Show is organized by the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation. This event, which will be held this year at Messiah UMC in the Fellowship Hall, 30 S. Penn St., Shippensburg, PA 17257, allows participants to buy unique holiday gifts from great local crafters and other community organizations, while a portion of all proceeds from the event are donated to the local charities that each crafter represents. It’s a great way to shop local and help local charities at the same time! Organizations/causes that have benefitted from the Christmas for Causes event include the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation, Episcopal Home, Shippensburg Public Library, Shippensburg Produce and Outreach, Shippensburg Community Resource Coalition and more.

Remembrance Ornament Making Workshop – Shippensburg

December 6, 2017

Join the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation for a special Remembrance Ornament Making Workshop on Wed., Dec. 6 at the DMTF Center for Grieving Families, 7 S. Earl St., Shippensburg, PA.  Drop in any time between 6-8 p.m. to create a special ornament in memory of a beloved family member, friend or pet.  Materials are provided.  This is a family-friendly event.  You are welcome to make an ornament for yourself or make one to gift to someone who is grieving this holiday season.  Contact the DMTF at 717-532-8922 or drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net for more information.