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The Drew Michael Taylor Foundation Announces the 2023 Drew’s Hope Program

The Drew Michael Taylor Foundation announces the start of the Fall 2023 Drew’s Hope Program to be held at Grace B. Luhr’s Elementary School on the campus of Shippensburg University. Drew’s Hope is a grief and loss support program for children, teens, and their families who are grieving the death of a loved one. It is a free 7-session program held every Fall and Spring. Each session includes dinner followed by separate support groups with activities/play centers, therapy dog visits, grief education and discussion for adults, teens, and children. The program will run on seven Monday evenings from 6-8 p.m. starting on September 25 and going through November 13, 2023. There will be no session on October 16 due to Fall Break. Pre-registration is required to participate. Please contact Marcie Taylor of the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation at

(717) 532-8922 or drewmichaeltaylor@pa.net.

In addition to Drew’s Hope, The Drew Michael Taylor Foundation also runs monthly adult support groups on Thursdays from 7-8:30 p.m. at The Drew’s Hope Grief Center at 946 Ashton Drive in Shippensburg. The adult groups are free to attend and while pre-registration is not required, we do appreciate an RSVP for the nights that you plan on participating.

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 www.drewmichaeltaylor.org.

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