Tag Archives: help children

Camp Erin-Philadelphia

Camp Erin  150 Monument Rd Suite 300, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004 Contact:  Eric J. Trumbower-Camp Director & Sarah Abramovitz-Clinical Director, eric.trumbower@uphs.upenn.edu, (610) 617-2400 Camp Erin Philadelphia is a weekend over-night camp for children who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life (parent, sibling, other family member, friend). It combines traditional, fun, high-energy camp activities with grief education and support. At Camp Erin Philadelphia, each camper has the opportunity to remember their loved one, connect with other children who have experienced loss, and enjoy a positive camp experience. Camp Erin Philadelphia is provided free of charge to all who attend. With […]


Lids for Kids

Aidan will be celebrating his bar mitzvah on October 17, 2015. As part of his year-long preparation for his bar mitzvah, he is undertaking a mitzvah project to help others called “Lids for Kids.” He wanted to do a program that he could have a personal connection with. Since he loves to collect baseball hats (and play baseball), he thought it would be a great idea to collect new snapback hats to donate to children undergoing cancer treatment at our local Children’s Hospital at Sinai. . By providing children with cool new hats, he feels that these hats could make […]


This is not your typical Box-Top drive

We all like cereal, right?  Well how about a way for your empty boxes to go to good use! Nut-free empty cereal boxes are being collected for a local charity, The Giving Tree, based in the Ambler, PA area. The boxes are then assembled with arts & crafts items inside, wrapped in white paper and decorated by children with happy pictures and messages for the recipients. These boxes become a part of a special project benefiting children in local pediatric wards, foster care situations, the Ronald McDonald House, & other unfortunate circumstances. What a great way to bring a smile […]