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ADAM’S PLACE ANNOUNCES NATIONAL CHILDREN’S GRIEF AWARENESS MONTH THROUGHOUT NOVEMBER 2019 WITH TEDDY BEAR DRIVE AND SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
LAS VEGAS, NV – Adam’s Place, a local nonprofit organization announces National Children’s Grief Awareness throughout the month of November. The Adam’s Place Teddy Bear and Scholarship Drive starts on November 1, 2019. Small new teddy bear donations will be included in when children participate in Children’s Coping Skills program, they are gifted with their very own backpacks filled with healthy coping tools and a new teddy bear.
The finale for Adam’s Place Teddy Bear Drive and Scholarship fundraiser is November 21st from 11am to 1:00pm at Jaguar Land Rover Las Vegas 6425 Roy Horn Way Las Vegas 89118. Guests will be treated to snacks, soft drinks and live remote music and Stephanie McKenzie of 97.1 of Lotus Broadcasting.
Throughout November, Teddy bears may be dropped off at the following locations:
Adam’s Place, Sierra Air Conditioning & Heating, Jaguar Land Rover, AMS, LV Pharmacy & 8 LienRx Pharmacies. See attached flier for drop-off addresses.
Adam’s Place Camp Cope program supports children (5-18) and families suffering from the loss of a loved one. It is structured into 8 sessions over 16 weeks. The program is designed to create a safe place for children and families to feel less isolated, make connections, build confidence and learn healthy copy skills during these rough times. Camp Cope program utilizes evidence-based methods and activities facilitated in a peer group setting conducted by professionally trained volunteers.
Adams Place provides additional programs:
• Grief & Loss Peer Group Programs
• In-School Grief & Loss Peer Group Programs
• Work Site Support Group Programs
• Facilitator Training programs
“Our programs are focused on coping and communications skills education. Our goal is to help participants gain skills, decrease isolation and stigma by increasing self-esteem and self-reliance, Adam’s Place exists thanks to support from our community businesses, private donations and our volunteers. Whether you choose to sponsor one child or two, or a whole classroom, your donation will help cover costs of materials, art supplies, snacks and peer activities,” said Kelly Thomas-Boyers, executive director of Adam’s Place.
Everyone is encouraged to donate $100 to sponsor 1 child, $500 to sponsor 5 children or $1000 to sponsor 10 children to Adam’s Place Camp Cope program.
To donate to the Camp Cope Scholarship, please visit: https://adamsplacelv.org/support-us/donate
ABOUT ADAM’S PLACE: Founded in 2009 by Kelly Thomas-Boyers, Adam’s Place was established in memory of Adam Gregory Thomas to provide a safe and confidential peer support group setting for children, teens and families experiencing the loss of a loved one. Adam’s Place has served more than 2000 families. Adam’s Place is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located 2820 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 40., Las Vegas, NV 89102 www.adamsplacelv.org, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or LinkedIn and by phone: 702-202-3891