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is an initiative created by the Fortunate Blessings Foundation in 2004 to specifically help children recover their original ability to love life by providing facilitated safe, joyful and respectful "PLAYshops" of 30-45 minutes with groups of children who have been impacted by a natural disaster.

Special 36-hour Matching Fund Campaign to deploy trauma team to Nepal

7 am Tuesday, May 5 until
7 pm (19:00) Wednesday, May 6
(New York City time)

Hundreds of thousands of children face the prospect of a life with PTSD - but you can help prevent it. Traumatic stress can be alleviated - and now is the time we must act.

We've thoroughly updated and translated our resource, "Guide for Parents and Caregivers", into Nepali. It's the same handbook we made available in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Japan and the Philippines.

In the weeks ahead, we must get our team members on the ground in Nepal where they can make a difference, delivering joy and hope to survivors.

Your help is needed for us to be effective!

Please donate between

7 am Tuesday, May 5 until 7 pm (19:00) Wednesday, May 6
(New York City time)

when your support will increase through matching funds as a part of a special campaign to enable Fortunate Blessings Foundation to reach survivors.

For your donation to count in this 36-hour campaign, it must be made through this Give Local link:

A PLAYshop directly engages participants in an experiential session on our methodologies which employ body or somatic exercises to release repressed emotions. The learning objective for this session is to introduce the phenomenology of trauma and PTS to participants through specific exercises designed to prevent PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).

View this 3.40-minute video to grasp the exciting concept.


is ready to bring post-disaster relief to children, and offers pre-disaster preparedness training to adults around the globe. Contact us to bring our trainers to your community or help us sponsor a training: +1 860-567-8801 and visit

* * Second Response Trauma Teams Empower Resilient Communities * *

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