How a Child’s Grief Became a Purpose for Children Grieving

This article was published on: 02/10/20

Ed Deiss interviewed Founder & CEO, Lynne Hughes and told her personal story by writing a very touching blog article. Read here about Lynne's childhood, and how Comfort Zone Camp was founded 21 years ago.

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Getting to Know the Founder & CEO of Comfort Zone Camp

This article was published on: 12/18/19

Lynne Hughes, Founder and CEO of Comfort Zone Camp, sat down with Richmond Times-Dispatch writer Bill Lohmann to talk about her time with Comfort Zone Camp and life lessons that have shaped who she is today. Lynne has been nominated as an honoree in the 2019 RTD Person of the Year program. The full RTD article can be read by clicking the link below. You can read the article here.

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Reflections on 9/11

This article was published on: 09/11/19

In 2001, CZC was three years old. In March of that year, we had just received our first national media article in Parents Magazine. Gary Mason read that article, called me and asked if he could volunteer. Gary, who lost his sister when he was young, lived in New Jersey and began making the drive to Richmond for all our camps that year. Gary was aware that there were no resources for grieving kids in NJ and asked if he raised the money for a camp for NJ grieving kids, would all the Richmond volunteers get on a bus and travel to New Jersey to hold a camp there? I didn’t know how to respond and our Board didn’t know how to respond either. So we tabled it—every month from April-September. We had a meeting Monday, September 10th and the last item on the agenda once again was—what to do about...

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