Monthly Archives: October, 2008
The Solace Tree wishes to thank BICSI for its generous donation giving during the organization’s fall conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bicsi has generously donated $32,500 to The Solace Tree in support of its grief programs for children, teens, and adults. About BICSI BICSI is the worldwide preeminent source of information, education and knowledge assessment [...]
Emilio Parga, founder of The Solace Tree, has been honored with RGJ’s Reno Citizen of the Year 2007. About the Award Each year, hundreds of local residents help make Northern Nevada a better place to live. Some have jobs or responsibilities that make headlines, but their accomplishments go beyond their job descriptions. They have a [...]
From the RGJ The first weekend in September marked the second gathering of Camp Solace, a grief camp for children and teens dealing with a lost family member or loved one. The camp, on the shores of east Lake Tahoe, provided campers a chance to meet and share with children who have gone through similar [...]
Excerpt From KTVN News: Some Boy Scouts and local companies came together Friday to help kids who are suffering from grief and loss. Troop 7322 spent the day with Sierra Nevada Landscape and Dayton Valley Turf making over the backyard of the “Solace Tree.” It’s a home for children and teens that have lost their [...]
As you read this newsletter, think about where these children, adolescents and adults would have gone if we didn’t have a program that supported their grief. As I collect pictures, I am reminded of the courage that each child and adolescent has shown each day and every week as they attend the only place for [...]
The Solace tree has been honored by Truckee Meadows Tomorrow with a 2007 Silver Star Award for promoting public well-being by protecting families.You can learn more about Truckee Meadows Tomorrow here. You can see a complete list of honorees here.