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April 21, 2023

Education Director Julia Ellifritt Discusses Impact of Traumatic Loss Events on Children on WEWS Podcast “Voices for Change”

Cleveland, Ohio (April 4, 2023) - Cornerstone of Hope's Education Director, Julia Ellifritt, was recently interviewed on WEWS Cleveland's podcast, "Voices for Change" hosted by news anchor Danita Harris. The April 4 segment, "Gun Violence and Children" addresses nationwide parental concerns in response to the latest school shootings that took place on March 27, 2023, resulting in the deaths of three children and three adults at a private Christian elementary school.

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March 3, 2023

Cornerstone of Hope Education Director Shares Grief Tips for WYTV “Positive Parenting” Segment

Youngstown, Ohio (February 13, 2023) - Cornerstone of Hope's Education Director, Julia Ellifritt, was recently featured on WYTV Youngstown's weekly "Positive Parenting" segment hosted by news reporter Desirae Gostlin. The February 13 segment, "How to Help Kids Cope with Grief" shares Ellifritt's advice for parents of children who have experienced a loss.

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August 1, 2022

Building Blocks

A loved one dies, and so many blocks come crashing down. Plans crash. Dreams crash. A future comes to an end. The pain of our losses is shattering; our broken hearts don’t quite know how to mend. On our walk of faith, our spiritual journey, it’s precisely amidst the shambles that God can work most powerfully.

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June 23, 2022

NBC4 Features Camp Memory on June 17, 2022

Article Highlights Importance of Grief Camps for Children

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 17, 2022) -Cornerstone of Hope's Camp Memory was featured on Columbus NBC affiliate WCMH-TV online at The feature includes interviews with Camp Director, JoAnn Borer and camp attendee, Keystin Barnhart, and Emerson Woodworth.

The feature article, "At Columbus camp, kids learn to cope with grief, death" by Cyn Rosi, highlights the importance of Grief Camps for Children, teaching coping skills and allowing them to heal along others with similar experiences.

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June 30, 2021

Helping Grieving Children

One of the toughest challenges as parents is explaining to our children the topic of death and grief.

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August 30, 2019

Grief And Your Child

When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone. - Mr. Rogers

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