For the Love of Christi, Office
Susan and Don Cox founded The Christi Center in 1987 in memory of their daughter, who had recently died. Through their organization, they aim to help people adjust to life after the death of loved ones with a variety of support groups and community partnerships. The Christi Center runs 21 monthly groups to help people deal with the loss of children, spouses, and family members. Special bimonthly groups cater to children and teens, and school-based groups gather at local high schools for youth to participate in 10-week grief groups with their peers. In addition to providing grief support, The Christi Center also operates substance-abuse-recovery services for patients in conjunction with Austin Recovery.