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September 2019

A Matter of Balance

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October 2019

$25

Lasting Impressions

"You are rooted deep within my soul. A part of me forever. In the deepest parts of my heart, there you are." - Unknown Prenatal and infant losses come with their own pain and challenges.  It can be a difficult road to navigate but it is certain that these losses leave lasting impressions.  This one day workshop will feature key note speaker, Rebekah Near, LCAT, CAGS. This event is presented in collaboration with Junior League of Elmira-Corning and open to parents who have experienced this type of loss. The day will focus on expression, healing, and memorializing.   Rebekah Near,…

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$50

Journey Through Grief for Teens

Teens grieve in unique ways.  This one day workshop is specially designed for children ages 13 through 18 who have lost a loved one. This special day will put a creative spin on the grieving process focusing on peer support, stress reduction, and expression of thoughts and feelings. Cost includes all three sessions scheduled for October 8th, 15th, and 22nd.   

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$50

Journey Through Grief for Teens

Teens grieve in unique ways.  This one day workshop is specially designed for children ages 13 through 18 who have lost a loved one. This special day will put a creative spin on the grieving process focusing on peer support, stress reduction, and expression of thoughts and feelings. Cost includes all three sessions scheduled for October 8th, 15th, and 22nd.   

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$50

Journey Through Grief for Teens

Teens grieve in unique ways.  This one day workshop is specially designed for children ages 13 through 18 who have lost a loved one. This special day will put a creative spin on the grieving process focusing on peer support, stress reduction, and expression of thoughts and feelings. Cost includes all three sessions scheduled for October 8th, 15th, and 22nd.   

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$5

Designer Purse Bingo Fundraiser

Play Bingo to Win a Designer Purse and Support Local Hospice Programs! For more information, call Tiffany Bloss at 607.962.3100 or email development@carefirstny.org Last year this event sold out, so buy your tickets today! Purchase your tickets by clicking the link above, or click here  

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$35

Stitches of Comfort

Re-purpose your loved one’s favorite long sleeve shirt into a keepsake pillow that your family can cherish for years to come! Join a local fiber artist and the Grief Services Team at CareFirst to stitch your very own pillow from your loved one’s favorite shirt. This homemade, heartfelt project will quickly become a cherished heirloom. No sewing experience needed. All ages welcome. This is a very popular event, with limited space.   Here are some pictures from past events:

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November 2019

$10

Autumn Reflections Luminary Service

Join CareFirst staff in honoring your loved one’s memory at this family friendly event. Luminaries are available to be purchased and decorated with messages in remembrance of those you have lost. Luminaries will then be placed outside to shine a light on your loved one’s memory.

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$40

Grieving at the Holidays Glass Blowing

This event is held in collaboration with a Hands-on Glass to provide grieving families an opportunity to honor a loved one at the holidays.  Each participant will have the opportunity to create a hand-blown glass ornament that can be hung on your tree year after year as a special remembrance of those we hold in our hearts. Due to the popularity of this event, early registration is strongly encouraged! We are offering two different dates to choose from, and both events will be held at Hands on Glass in Corning, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.  

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December 2019

$40

Grieving at the Holidays Glass Blowing

This event is held in collaboration with a Hands-on Glass to provide grieving families an opportunity to honor a loved one at the holidays.  Each participant will have the opportunity to create a hand-blown glass ornament that can be hung on your tree year after year as a special remembrance of those we hold in our hearts. Due to the popularity of this event, early registration is strongly encouraged! We are offering two different dates to choose from, and both events will be held at Hands on Glass in Corning, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.  

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