Projects & Collaborations


The Humane Prison Hospice Project

The EKR Foundation supports the work of the The Humane Prison Hospice Project. Their mission is to implement end of life care in prisons by supporting and training prisoners to be the caregivers.  

Americans to ‘Choose Love’ by Remembering Sandy Hook’s Jesse Lewis

December 14 will mark one year since six-year old Jesse Lewis and 25 other children and adults were fatally shot at Sandy Hook Elementary School. To celebrate Jesse’s life and legacy, the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation have created a Sanctri Facebook memorial, in collaboration with the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation. “Jesse Lewis was a remarkable

The MISS Foundation

The MISS Foundation and the Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation are collaborating in a conjoint education project for specialized training and certification in thanatology. This initiative, the first of its kind for practitioners and clinicians around the world, is expected to accept its first cohort in 2014, and applications will be solicited by the end of 2013.

The EKR Center for Thanatology in Monterey, Mexico

The Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Foundation is proud to have been a founding partner of the EKR Center for Thanatology in Monterrey, Mexico. Through professionally trained thanatologists and volunteers, the Center provides emotional support to patients and families as they cope with terminal illness. The Center currently provides care in two Monterrey hospitals and will expand its