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.

New Special Programming: Hearts DO Heal

New Special Programming: Hearts DO Heal
Hearts DO Heal A Day of Connection and Remembrance Saturday, September 23  –  11am – 3pm Carmel Valley Park Ford Road, Carmel Valley, CA 93924 Next to the Community Center If you or your family is grieving…a loved one, an animal companion or a child, please join us in this unique afternoon of education, connection ...

1st Annual Wings of Remembrance Fundraiser

1st Annual Wings of Remembrance Fundraiser
A Fundraiser for Papillon Center for Loss & Transition Wings of Remembrance is a unique event designed to raise awareness about the multiple needs of grieving people. We live in a world that is naïve about this human experience. Papillon Center’s programming serves children and adults mourning the loss of someone dear … plus those ...

Hearts DO Heal… Courage at the Mount Hermon Adventure Center

Hearts DO Heal… Courage at the Mount Hermon Adventure Center
How can participation in an Aerial and Rope Adventure Course high in the redwoods be a metaphor for grief? In May, Papillon Center for Loss & Transition traveled to the Mount Hermon Adventure Center with 14 participants from the adult bereavement program. After donning protective gear and learning how to work the cable attachments, each ...

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 ...

Welcome to Papillon Center

Welcome to Papillon Center
Thank you for visiting Papillon Center for Loss & Transition…