• Leigh Bluestein

CaringMatters in The Wall Street Journal

Updated: Aug 27, 2020

Over the years, our staff and trained volunteers have supported so many children grieving the loss of a parent or loved one. We know how compassionate support can help a child heal and move forward. Right now, it's heartbreaking to consider the children who have lost both parents or multiple family members to COVID-19 during a time when finding support may be difficult.

Gilly Bayes Cannon, CaringMatters' Director of Children's Bereavement Services, was quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal article focusing on the sad, but important, topic of children orphaned by the virus.

"We are proud that CaringMatters could add a knowledgeable voice to this important topic, affecting not just Montgomery County, but the entire nation," said Allison Kramer Stearns, CaringMatters' Chief Executive Officer.

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