Portland, OR. This is the largest donation in the Dougy Center’s 36-year history. Kimberly Wuepper Rudick, a local agent with New York Life Insurance Company, presented the $1 million check on February 8th. Ashleigh Gunter, The Dougy Center’s Board Chair and Brennan Wood, The Dougy Center’s Executive Director were on hand for the presentation. The grant will fund expansion of The Dougy Center’s program development trainings in the U.S. and round the world.

Based in Portland, Ore., The Dougy Center provides peer-based support programs for children, teens, young adults and their families grieving the death of a parent or sibling.