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Be a guiding light

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Empowering bereaved children and young adults to move forward with courage.

Our Goal, Vision and Commitment

An intimate look into how Project Fireflies began

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The mission of Project Fireflies is to support children and young adults who have suffered the loss of a parent or sibling, by providing opportunities that bring families together, give joy and encourage communication.


Our vision is to reduce the risk of suicide and overdose by raising awareness  of the mental health impact that grief causes in children and young adults.

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"Children, after all, are not just adults-in-the-making. They are people whose current needs, rights and experiences must be taken seriously."

— Alfie Kohn

Spreading Joy Can Make A Difference

According to Mental Health America, studies have shown:

  • Laughing can strengthen your heart and lungs, reduce anxiety, promote relaxation and alleviate pain.

  • Positive thinking can reduce stress and improve your ability to handle challenging situations.

  • Spending time doing things you enjoy with people you love can provide a necessary distraction from issues at hand.  It can provide social support and lift your spirits.


Upcoming Events

Follow the link below to learn about our upcoming events.

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