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May 27, 2023

New Pregnancy Loss Support Group with MetroHealth Featured on News 5 Cleveland Series, Delivering Better Results

Cleveland, Ohio (May 24, 2023) - Cornerstone of Hope's new offsite Pregnancy Loss support group developed in partnership with MetroHealth, was featured on News 5 Cleveland series, "Delivering Better Results" hosted by news anchor Courtney Gousman. The May 24 segment, "New Program Hopes to Help Families Coping with the Emotional Toll of Early Pregnancy Loss" shares how the program started from inside due to a need expressed by MetroHealth employee, Dorsena Koontz, who recently experienced an early pregnancy loss.

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May 26, 2023

Education Director, Former Client, Discuss Impact of Traumatic Loss on Survivors’ Mental Health for Ideastream Public Media

Cleveland, Ohio (May 25, 2023) - Cornerstone of Hope's education director, Julia Ellifritt, and former client, Mike Smith, were recently asked to share how traumatic loss can affect the mental health of survivors in a feature on Ideastream Public Media/WKSU.

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April 27, 2023

Founders Mark and Christi Tripodi Featured on CCAirwaves Podcast Series “Inspiring Stories of Healing and Hope”

Cleveland, Ohio (April 20, 2023) - Cornerstone of Hope Founders Mark and Christi Tripodi were recently featured on Catholic Cemeteries Association's CCAirwaves podcast, "Inspiring Stories of Healing and Hope." The April 20 segment highlights how the loss of their son Bobby was channeled into what is now Cornerstone of Hope, an organization that brings hope to children, teens, and adults who have experienced the death of a loved one.

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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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April 3, 2023

Education Director Gives Advice on Grieving During the Holidays for Cleveland Jewish News

Cleveland, Ohio (April 2, 2023) - With Passover and Easter quickly approaching, Cornerstone of Hope's Education Director, Julia Ellifritt, recently advised on grieving during the holidays in an article for Cleveland Jewish News. The April 2 article, "Be Patient with Yourself, Others When Grieving During Holidays" provides readers with professional advice from Ellifritt as well as from other area grief experts.

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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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December 2, 2020

He Is Drawn Toward Poverty

No matter how poor our hearts feel, we can still give and receive the greatest gift there is - Love.

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September 1, 2020

4 Key Coping Skills While Grieving

The death of a loved one may deeply impact friends and family.

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June 12, 2020

Isolation vs. Loneliness

Often when we think of loss and grief, we think about the death of someone we love.

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March 23, 2020

The Pandemic of Loss

During this time, we have good reason to be disappointed and frustrated, but we have even better reason to hope, for we serve the God of all comfort and provision.

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