Training volunteers in trauma care

Trauma Training

Next Children’s Grief and Trauma Facilitator and Mentor Training: January 24, 25, 31 and February 1, 2015.   HONOLULU — Kids Hurt Too Hawaii is training volunteers to help its efforts to bring solace to grief-stricken children.   The sessions are intended to develop a variety of skills centered around children’s grief and trauma. Examples...

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Supporting grief-stricken children in Hawai’i

Volunteers register youth at 2013 Real World Event.

HONOLULU – An estimated 50 youth who have endured such challenges as foster care, abuse, neglect, or domestic violence are expected to benefit from a coordinated effort meant to help them live responsibly in the real world. The 4th Annual Real World Event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 10, 2014 at...

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Taking up cause of grief-stricken children across Hawai’i

Fore the Keiki Mini Golf Benefit

HONOLULU  — More than 250 grief-stricken children across Hawai’i benefitted from a charity miniature golf tournament organized by the Hawaii chapter of a trade group for insurance professionals and financial advisors. Called “Fore the Keiki Mini Golf Day,” the inaugural charity event raised $24,,468 for Kids Hurt Too Hawai’i, a nonprofit organization whose mission is...

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Removing the stigma of their loss

Nikki Gregory (center) and her three daughters meet at Kids Hurt Too Hawaii.

HONOLULU – For Nikki Gregory, the hard truth was that staying with the father of her three daughters was not going to make their relationship any better. The 34-year-old single mother admitted that it took her a long time, but she finally did realize that prison was his life. She just needed help getting across to...

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Raising funds for worthy cause

Grief-stricken children participate in a mentoring activity at Kids Hurt Too Hawaii.

HONOLULU — Kids Hurt Too Hawaii has embarked on a campaign to raise $200,000 for a worthy cause. Proceeds go towards providing 250 grief-stricken children with a safe space to express feelings about their loss of a parent to such factors as a divorce, death or incarceration. It costs Kids Hurt Too Hawaii $900 per...

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