Because KIDS Grieve

We are a non-profit organization who provide grief support services to children, teens and families

Because Kids Grieve attempts to…
• Provide Day Camps each Winter (or as need in the community arises).
• Provide After Kids 2 Kids evening group events each month including Adults.
• Provide a summer overnight camp that engages kids in a safe, outdoor environment.
• Provide educational and counseling resources for families & the community.
• Provide connection with various members of the bereavement community.

Operating as usual

Support Because Kids Grieve | Idaho Gives 2024 05/01/2024

It’s Idaho Gives Week! Your gift helps us provide grief support for mourning children and teens (and their families). Ninety to ninety-five cents of every dollar given goes directly to providing these services. Help us spread the word over these next 24 hours to others asking them to consider giving to this needed cause. Visit and click on the “donate” button to give. Thank you!

Support Because Kids Grieve | Idaho Gives 2024 I’m ready to support Because Kids Grieve on April 29, 2024 during Idaho Gives 2024. Learn more about Because Kids Grieve and all the other organizations participating in Idaho Gives 2024.


Emma Peterson, a Senior at Kimberly High School, presented a check of $1010 to Because KIDS Grieve. Emma's Senior Project focused on understanding Children and Youth Grief in the Magic Valley. She met with BKG leaders to learn about groups that provided grief support. Then, she organized a fundraising event for the community to donate to programs led by Because Kids Grieve. The donations she receive will provide funds for the Summer South Idaho Camp Erin, June 7-9 at Trinity Pines Camp and Conference Center. Registration for Camp Erin is available until May 20

There is no cost for registration fee.


The Twin Falls Kiwanis Club is hosting the 2nd annual TF Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament. Last year the club's 1st tournament raised over $21,000 for local non profits that have programs for chidren and teens. This year the club has a goal of increasing the gifts to more local non profits and raising more donations. Because KIDS Grieve is one of the non profits to receive funds. Because KIDS Grieve is sponoring a team to participate in the golf tournament. We need one more golfer to make a 4 some for the event.

Here are the Details:
Date--Monday May 20, 2024
Tee Time--8:00 am (arrive at 7:30 am to check in and get the assigned cart--and mulligan cards
Golf Course: Canyon Springs Golf Course
Lunch Provided at 12 Noon to 1:30 pm
Team Donation--$125 (includes green fees, 2 person cart and lunch
Contact: Revis Turner RSVP to this posting
Deadline to sign up: April 30.

'Tis the Season for Grief-Related Social Anxiety 12/03/2023

'Tis the Season for Grief-Related Social Anxiety Part of my self-care regime is reading The Onion articles whenever possible.  I don't know what it is, their headlines just speak to my personal sense of neuroticism and social awkwardness. Some may have laughed at the above headline (I certainly did), but for those who've recently experienced the...


Don't forget to sign up for our upcoming grief education webinar: navigating grief during the holidays. The end of year holidays can be especially challenging for children, teens, and families who are grieving. In this webinar, we’ll explore various considerations during the holiday season for families who are grieving (e.g., expectations, pressures, rituals) and helpful ways to support families this holiday season. Register at


Join us Tuesday December 12th

Timeline photos 11/01/2023

Know someone who is grieving this Halloween? Please check out our friends at What’s Your Grief?’s article Grief at Halloween: It’s Spooky Scary, where they discuss a few general reasons why Halloween might be tough for some grieving individuals.

Read their article HERE –


Golden Knights parachuted into Petco park in San Diego before the St. Louis cards vs. padres game honoring the U.S Army.


Hi BKG Friends. I’ve been on a week’s vacation and need to get a message out that I sent to volunteers. BKG is receiving a nice donation from a Golf tournament by the Lynch Foundation. It’s at the River’s Edge golf club in Burley on Friday July 14. We need about 4 people to volunteer time on Friday morning. We will finish in midday. Respond to this post and I will send information. This donation will benefit our programs for 23-24.

Photos from Because KIDS Grieve's post 06/19/2023

Magic Valley Air Show practice afternoon. BKG kids invited to attend the practice but also to walk on the tarmac, see the planes, and talk with the pilots.

Photos from Because KIDS Grieve's post 06/16/2023

Practice day for the Magic Valley Air Show. Because Kids Grieve was invited to attend the show today. What a terrific opportunity for the kids.

Photos from Because KIDS Grieve's post 06/15/2023

Swing high at the Camp Erin and Because Kids Grieve camp last weekend held at Trinity Pines camp in Cascade ID.


BKG Board member Revis Turner is presented a $7000 check from Twin Falls Kiwanis club at its weekly luncheon June 15. The donation was from the 1st Annual TF Golf Tournament on May 22. Thank you to the Kiwanis club for gracious community support. Over one hundred kids registered for events in 2022.


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Photos from Because KIDS Grieve's post 05/23/2023

Great day for the 1st Annual Twin Falls Kiwanis Club Golf Tournament. Over $30,000 raised for community youth projects including the Boys & Girls Club, The Safe House, and Because Kids Because KIDS Grieve. The Because Kids Grieve team getting ready to tee off at the 14th hole at the Canyon Springs golf course. Beautiful day for30 teams to raise money for wonderful organizations that help many of the children in our community. Thank you Twin Falls Kiwanis Club.


Cleaning the roads in Twin Falls County with the TF Kiwanis Club. It’s Johnny Horizon Day

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Journeying with mourning children & teens.

Because Kids Grieve has day camps and after school events that bring grieving children and their mentors together. We also hold an overnight camp in the beautiful Southern Idaho hills. Kids that would not communicate or participate in group sessions end up as part of the group, smiling and opening up. What happens affects their lives for the good in contrast to the undesirable lasting effects of ignoring the grief crisis.

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Golden Knights parachuted into Petco park in San Diego before the St. Louis cards vs. padres game honoring the U.S Army.
BKG Winter Day Camp excitement galore!  Who can pass up drumming your feelings on the Journey of Grief?  BKG South Centr...
Camp BKG at Trinity Pines Camp in Cascade, ID was a huge success with over 50 registered campers along with a 12 volunte...
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