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Drew Michael Taylor Foundation announces an upcoming children’s grief activity

Grieving children and families are invited to join the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation for A Pirate’s Grief Journey– a free creative grief camp on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 from 6-8 p.m. We will use activities based on a pirate theme to help children process their grief related to the death of a loved one. The activities are designed for children in the 5-10 age range. All children must be accompanied by an adult. The event will be held at the 

Drew’s Hope Grief Center at 946 Ashton Drive, Shippensburg. Pre-registration is required. Please RSVP by email to Bethany Gardner at or contact the DMTF at 717-532-8922 (leave a detailed message) by July 12. 

The DMTF is a local charitable organization created by Randy and Marcie Taylor of Shippensburg, to honor the memory of their 3-year-old son Drew. The foundation’s mission is to provide grief education and support programs to children, teens and adults who are grieving the death of a loved one. For more information about other grief resources offered by the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation, please visit


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