Our Annual Memories Walk:
Why We Walk

"The Walk is a special tradition for me. It is a dedicated time to remember
my dad, and an opportunity to connect with current and former
families, volunteers, and TCR staff." ~ Courtney 

Click here to read about what inspires Courtney and other members of our community to be a part of our Annual Memories Walk. We look forward to walking together on October 15th!  

Sunday, October 15th
10:30 am beginning 
at Arlington Town Hall

PLEASE REGISTER TODAY!  Our t-shirt deadline is  this Wednesday, October 4th, at 5:00 pm!

Sign up to be a part of TCR's biggest community event, and please set up your personal fundraising page when you register.  If you have any questions about registering for the Walk, please contact Becca at walk@childrensroom.org  or 781-641-4741 x334.

Join Our 2018 "Miles & Memories"
Boston Marathon Team

Our 2017 "Miles & Memories" Boston Marathon team raised $139,000 for The Children's Room
We received great news! 
Thanks to the generosity of the  John Hancock Non-Profit Marathon Program TCR has 6 bibs for the 2018 Boston Marathon. We are looking for 6 energetic, committed individuals to run and fundraise to support TCR's hope-giving programs. 

We are now accepting applications for our 2018 "Miles & Memories" Boston Marathon Team. Please click below to fill out an application today if you are interested in joining our team! All applications are due by October 30th at 5 pm.

Want to be inspired? Click here to read about our 2017 Boston Marathon team and what inspired them to run 26.2 miles to support grieving children, teens, and families.

Our Fiscal Year Ends Tomorrow:
Donate Today!

Since fall 2016, The Children's Room 
has provided support services to nearly 600  individuals . Because of donations from generous supporters like you, we are able to provide all of our direct grief support services free of charge.

As our fiscal year closes tomorrow, September 30th, we ask for your support so that The Children's Room  can continue to ensure that no child, teen, or family has to grieve alone.

Welcome, Shamika Naidu!

We are proud to introduce Shamika Naidu as our new Administrative Assistant. 

Working with Nicole Christensen, Shamika helps manage the day-to-day operations and administrative functions of our organization. Shamika has a hand in a wide variety of The Children's Room's internal and external operations each day. From information management and technology to billing, human resources, and facilities, she is a skilled administrator who helps to ensure that all aspects of The Children's Room run smoothly.

Welcome, Shamika! We're so thankful you're here!

Join us for TEEN NIGHT 
@ BU Men's Hockey

November Teen Program Event: 
TCR Teen Night @ BU Men's Hockey
Friday, November 3rd
5:30-10:30 pm
Teens had a great time participating in the "Chuck-a-Puck" contest during a BU Men's Hockey game in 2016
Teens will cheer on Boston University's men's ice hockey team vs. Providence College. This will be a great opportunity to meet others who have had similar experiences while showing a little team spirit and enjoying the game

Teens, ages 13 to 18 years old, who have ever experienced the death of a parent or sibling are welcome.

Parenting While Grieving
Begins Wednesday, October 11th

Eight-week series, meets weekly 
on Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm at TCR;
Series begins on Wednesday, October 11th

Please join us for our fall series supporting parents/caregivers who are parenting children and teens who have had a  parent die.  We will practice the essential parenting skills of listening, problem-solving, and setting limits within the context of a grieving family.  There is no cost to this series, but space is limited. 

An Upcoming Workshop
For Educators & Professionals

"If We Lost Uncle Davey, Why Don't We Just Go and Find Him?": Strategies for Helping Young Children (ages 3-8) Understand and Cope with Death, Loss, 
and Other Stressful Life Events

Tuesday, October 24th
9:30 am - 4:30 pm 

Our Heartfelt Thanks

Thank you to Whole Foods of Arlington! They recently visited our center and dropped off a wonderful selection of groceries. As our program year gets underway, this generous assortment of snacks will bring nourishment and good cheer to the children, teens, and families we serve. Thank you, Whole Foods! 

Community Tours

For more information, please contact 
tours@childrensroom.org  or call Becca at
781-641-4741 ext. 334.

Shopping With A Purpose

Please remember to support TCR when you shop on Amazon!

A portion of your eligible purchases will be donated to TCR when you shop through smile.amazon.com.

Vehicle Donation Program

The Children's Room has partnered with Donate for Charity to make it fast and easy to donate your old vehicle to TCR. Your vehicle will be picked up - free of charge! - from anywhere and TCR will receive a donation in the amount of the vehicle's value.
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