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Navigating Father’s Day After Loss

For many, Father’s Day is a joyful occasion to honor and celebrate the fathers and father figures in our lives. It’s a day for family get-togethers, thoughtful gifts and cards, and reflecting on cherished memories. But for those grieving the loss of a father, the day can bring up painful feelings of sadness, longing, and emptiness. Reminders of the holiday are everywhere, making it difficult to avoid. Perhaps this is

Family Testimonial: Little Buddy Malachi

As a testimony to CZC and their commitment to those that have lost loved ones, I’d like to spotlight our grandson Malachi, at 1st time camper in the summer of 2023. His father died a few months after he was born due to brain cancer. Malachi then lost his mother (our daughter) in 2020 due to a fentanyl overdose. He was 6 years old at the time and did not express

Volunteer Spotlight: Steve Roy

Meet Steve Roy, a dedicated volunteer at Comfort Zone Camp since 2011. After losing his father and brother in a car accident during his childhood, Steve discovered the camp and recognized its incredible value—something he wished he had access to during his own time of grief. Without hesitation, he signed up for training and has been a committed volunteer ever since. Read more about Steve’s story, explore his passion for

Mental Health Awareness Month

Young Adult Camper Spotlight

Camper Turn Volunteer Spotlight

Meet Matt Togna! His journey with CZC began in April 2001, following the loss of his mother in 2000. Over the years, Matt’s role evolved from being a little buddy to becoming a big buddy, and now he serves as a healing circle leader and Board member! He attributes his career in education and his passion for helping children to his time at Comfort Zone!

March Newsletter

Grief Relief 5K Celebration!

We had a blast this year with our first national VIRTUAL 5K! Thank you to everyone who participated across the country. Check out our celebration video below:

What if the world was like camp?

As I write to you today, our country is feeling so much intense grief and pain.  The losses associated with the Covid-19 pandemic – of both human lives and experience – have been so difficult to absorb and process for so many of us.  Our natural way of grieving has been interrupted.  And now our country and the world are faced with the inexcusable death of George Floyd, and our

CZC talks about the impact of the loss of Kobe Bryant

Today’s broadcast will focus on the loss of Kobe Bryant and how it is impacting people around the country