Creating Philanthropic Foundations to Deal With Grief: Case Studies of Bereaved Parents

@article{Rossetto2014CreatingPF,
  title={Creating Philanthropic Foundations to Deal With Grief: Case Studies of Bereaved Parents},
  author={K. Rossetto},
  journal={Death Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={38},
  pages={531 - 537}
}
  • K. Rossetto
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Death Studies
The current study involves the analysis of six bereaved parents' stories and argues that the development of philanthropic foundations helped these parents make meaning of their children's deaths and find purpose in the midst of their grief. Furthermore, philanthropy, as a way of making meaning and finding purpose, is a mutually beneficial process because it helps both the bereaved founders and the communities the organizations reach. Connections between these narratives and the bereavement… Expand
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