Daddy's Spirit Moves Me Forward

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General Information
Description of AgencyThe death of a parent who leaves behind young children is a traumatic event for the entire family. Adults and children are said to grieve differently: adults generally seek validation for their feelings, while children yearn for a return to ritual, stability and comfort. With that difference in mind, Daddy’s Spirit’s mission is to facilitate positive experiences for children who have lost their fathers; ideally, these are experiences which they shared with their father while he was alive. But these can also include experiences which the child wishes they could have shared with their now-departed father, including activities or hobbies in which the children have become involved after their father’s death. The goal of Daddy’s Spirit is to instill a sense of self-worth and encourage the child and their caregiver(s) to persevere and to ultimately recognize that it’s OK to have fun again and that the child’s dreams do not have to die with the passing of their father, but rather, that honoring their father’s spirit will move them forward in life.
Contact Information
Contact's NameRon Opher
Contact's PositionExecutive Director
Contact's Phone610-710-1477
Physical Site Address 1P. O. Box 80022
Physical Site City, State, ZipValley Forge, PA 19484
Main Phone610-710-1477
Web Address
Director Information
Director's NameRon Opher
Director's PositionExecutive Director
Director's Phone610-710-1477
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: Daddy's Spirit Moves Me Forward
Affiliated Programs: Daddy's Spirit Moves Me Forward - Montgomery; Valley Forge
Affiliated Services: Daddy's Spirit Moves Me Forward - Recreational and Educational Opportunities