Our Monthly Grief Support Groups

Our once-a-month grief support groups will meet in April and May 2017 from 7-8:30 in the Timothy House Annex of Messiah UMC, 30 S. Penn St., Shippensburg, PA.  (*group meeting place may change for June – stay tuned!)
2nd Thursday of each month – GriefKnits Support Group – Knitting has shown positive mental health benefits for grievers. Come and meet others who are grieving the death of a loved one and learn to knit too! If you’re a griever who already knows how to knit/crochet, bring your current project with you!  All materials are provided by the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation.

4th Thursday- Bereaved Parents Support Group – for parents/guardians who are grieving the death of a child of any age -infant through adult.


Contact Marcie Taylor at 532-8922 or for more information.  Pre-registration for all groups is appreciated so that our facilitators know how many people to expect.

Download the Grief Support Groups spring 2017 flyer

Grief and Loss Lending Library

The Drew Michael Taylor Foundation offers a grief and loss lending library for community use. The library contains books, pamphlets, DVDs and other resources related to grief, death and dying. Please click on the links below for our grief and loss library listing.


Grief and Loss Lending Library (complete listing)

Grief and Loss Lending Library (divided by topic with descriptions)

Other area grief support resources

The Drew Michael Taylor Foundation is pleased to provide a listing of all local grief support groups, camps and resources for your review.  We will strive to keep this list as up-to-date and comprehensive as possible.  If you or a local organization that you know of is hosting a grief-related support group, camp or resource which is open to the community, please contact the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation at (717) 532-8922 or and we will be happy to add the information to this listing.

Grief Groups and Resources in the area

Children and Grief Information

Marcie Taylor, of the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation, was the keynote speaker at the WITF Children and Grief Forum on June 23, 2014.  She also participated in a panel discussion with other local children’s grief experts.  The video links are found below.  Additionally, Drew’s Hope facilitator, Allie Mahon, a local school guidance counselor represented the DMTF on a Smart Talk radio program on June 18, 2014.  The radio show link is provided here.