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TAPS provides volunteer opportunity

By Public Affairs Office | Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton | August 26, 2013

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CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. --

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors needs service men and women to volunteer as a big brother or sister at their Good Grief Camp here.

TAPS, a non-profit organization that began in 1994, provides immediate and long-term support and care families of the Nation's Fallen Heroes.

Volunteers with help in the children’s group and possibly be matched with a child who is 4-19 years old. Volunteers will be able to pick the age group with which they prefer to work. 

Each age group will be led by an experienced and trained grief facilitator. Volunteers will not need to lead or be responsible for any activities.

The Good Grief Camp and training will take place at the Pacific Views Event Center here Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Please register by going to www.taps.org and or more information, please contact Heather at 800-959-TAPS or mentors@taps.org.