September 16-18: Union County weekend camp

Children ages 7-12 who have experienced the death of a parent, primary caregiver or sibling are invited to attend. Applications can be found above, by clicking on campers.

Camp is held at Camp Karoondinha in Union County PA.

This is a 3 day, weekend, overnight camp. Volunteers are also needed

Saturday, July 23, 2016: Summer Farm Party!

Tickets available for $25 on eventbrite or via check or credit card. Call us 717-258-1122

This outdoor, picnic style event is going to be a blast!

We'll provide the food, picnic style. BYOB. Live band, DAISYCUTTER

Live band, games of chance, lots of fun!! Thanks Ann and Neil Shughart for hosting us!


Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15, 2016: Art Therapy Camp

Located in downtown Carlisle, in the Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC), this camp is mostly Art Therapy and Play Therapy based. It's a lot of fun, we hope you can join us. We have two camps this weekend, one for ages 6-12 and one for teens. Applications can be found by clicking "Campers" link above. Big Buddies can apply by clicking "Volunteer" link above and submitted the application and background check.

Saturday, March 12, 2016: 6th Annual GALA

At the Carlisle Ribbon Mill, 320 E. Louther St., Carlisle, PA


Early bird tickets $45 per person or $360 for a table of 8, available on eventbrite:


AMAZING Silent Auction, Live Auction, Beer and Wine, Gourmet Food, Desserts and Appetizers, Raffles, 50/50, Chinese Auction, Games, Red Carpet Area and a live band, The Willys. All included in ticket price.

Thanks to our Event Sponsor, D&H Cares and McCarren Supply for donating the Ribbon Mill venue.

Beer provided by the North Hanover Grille and Troegs.

Sponsorships and donations at this event are available for a Match Madness Campaign from the Partnership for Better Health. We are excited for this wonderful opportunity to increase our donations!

Saturday, October 8, 2016: NEPA outdoor camp

Held at Camp Orchard Hill, this day camp is offered to children ages 6-12.

Dallas, PA (Wilkes-Barre area)


Saturday and Sunday, March 14-15: Art Therapy Camps

Held at the Carlisle Arts Learning Center (CALC) in downtown Carlisle.

Day camps, offered to kids ages 6-12, and teens separately.

Application required, visit 'campers' page for an application.

Saturday, March 12, 2016: Annual Fundraising Gala




Thursday, November 19: National Children's Grief Awareness Day

Poster contest in our local schools, sponsored by "In Memory of Andy Towne" and the Carlisle United Methodist Church. Over 1000 blue Camp Koala CGAD wristbands were distributed to students in the Carlisle School District. Thank you to our sponsors!

Weekend Arts Camp at CALC, for grieving children: Nov 21-22, 2015

Weekend Arts Camp at CALC, for grieving teens: Nov 21-22, 2015

Day Camp for Grieving Children in Wilkes-Barre, October 17, 2015

Annual GALA, Saturday March 7th, 2015 


Eventbrite - Camp Koala GALA 2015 

Grief Awareness Day, Thursday November 20, 2014

Students at area schools will be distributing blue wristbands to show their support of Children's Grief Awareness Day and to raise awareness of grieving children. Any donations collected from this fundraiser will be used to support our grief camps for kids in 2015.

www.childrensgriefawarenessday.org for information on this event.



Sophie's Six, 6K Run and 1 Mile Walk/Fun Run

Visit www.sophiessix.com for details and registration information.

Sophie's Six - 6K Run
1 Mile Run/Walk
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Wilson College

Registration:  7:30 am-9:00 am
Gannett Memorial Field House
1 Mile Walk/Fun Run:  9:00 am
6K Run: 9:30 am


Please join us on Saturday, Oct 4 for Purses for a Purpose!

 Thanks to the Women's Leadership Council, we will again be receiving a portion of the proceeds from this event!! Please join us!! We will have a table reserved, let us know if you'd like to be included! Tickets go on sale soon. If you can't make it, please consider donating a designer purse or auction item, thanks!





Sophie's Six - 6K Run
1 Mile Run/Walk
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Wilson College

Registration:  7:30 am-9:00 am
Gannett Memorial Field House
1 Mile Walk/Fun Run:  9:00 am
6K Run: 9:30 am