MCGives 2018

MCGives 2018
November 8th- December 31st: We hope you will consider a donation to Papillon towards growing our programs. Your donation during the campaign time will ensure a significant match. Many thanks in advance for your support!

Wings of Remembrance 2018

Wings of Remembrance 2018
December 2nd, from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Our annual Wings of Remembrance Event is designed to raise awareness regarding the multiple needs of those experiencing grief and bereavement. Papillon’s programming serves children and adults mourning the loss of a loved one, whether it be a companion, family member, infant or pet, regardless where they are in their bereavement journey. The stories shared at Wings of ...

Madison Rose Memorial Library and Bookstore

Papillon is launching the Madison Rose Memorial Library and Bookstore! You can support this launch by donating money or any gently used books that helped you navigate your grieving process. We will also be interested in training volunteers to run the Library once it has opened. Please contact our office if you are interested in ...

2017 Human Services Award

2017 Human Services Award
Papillon is again honored to be a recipient of this award from the Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County (NAMC). The NAMC awards celebration was inspiring in recognizing all the amazing nonprofits that serve our community. We are grateful to be recognized as part of this compassionate and dedicated group of people. Let’s all keep up ...

MCGives! 2017

MCGives! 2017
This campaign drive has ended. Thank you for your donations! This annual charity campaign will continue through December 31st. We hope you will consider a donation to Papillon towards growing our programs. Your donation during the campaign time will ensure a significant match. Many thanks in advance for your support!

Papillon was on TV!

Watch Joy Smith, co-founder and Board President’s recent interview on YourTownTV with Paula MacNab. In it you will learn about Papillon’s mission, programs, and goals.

MCGIVES! Campaign Has Launched

MCGIVES! Campaign Has Launched
This annual charity campaign will continue through December 31st. We hope you will consider a donation to Papillon towards growing our programs. Your donation during the campaign time will ensure a significant match. You can donate online: https://www.montereycountygives.com/nonprofit/papillon/ or send a check made out to the Community Foundation for Monterey County with Papillon designated on the memo ...

Papillon Center Specializes In The Foreign Language Of Grief

The Carmel Pine Cone Volume 102 No. 41 Oct. 7 – 13,  2016 By DENNIS TAYLOR There’s a language school in Monterey, a place where people gather to speak in tongues known only to those who understand how it feels to live with profound grief. Dark as that might sound, it’s hard to imagine a ...

Monterey’s Papillon Center shines a light through grief

Monterey’s Papillon Center shines a light through grief
By Dennis Taylor, Monterey Herald MONTEREY >> When her husband, Jerry, died of cancer after 19 years of marriage in April 2011, Helen Grady says her recovery plan was to avoid her grief. She logged 30,000 miles over the next year, visiting family on the East Coast and traveling in Europe. She also spent time ...