Donations

The following four organizations are the ones we are asking our amazing fandom to support for this fundraiser. We are asking that you choose one and donate a minimum of $10. Once you have made your donation, please send a copy of the receipt to fandomformentalhealth@gmail.com.

*PLEASE DONATE AND SEND THE EMAIL BY MAY 19**
National Alliance on Mental Health

NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Their education programs ensure hundreds of thousands of families, individuals and educators get the support and information they need. Along with their toll free help line, NAMI also leads public awareness events and activities to successfully combat stigma and encourage understanding. NAMI works with reporters on a daily basis to make sure our country understands how important mental health is.

Source: NAMI.org

Donation Page: https://goo.gl/oVIQtl

American Foundation on Suicide Prevention

Since its founding in 1987, AFSP has mobilized and connected tens of thousands of people who have lost a family member, loved one, or friend to suicide. Attracted the participation of members of the scientific and clinical communities, who conduct groundbreaking research on suicide and its prevention with support from AFSP. Established local chapters in all 50 states. Educated hundreds of local communities about suicide and how to prevent it. Created a public policy and lobbying arm by merging successfully with an existing national policy organization, thus enabling AFSP to press for legislation and policies at the federal, state and local levels that advance the goal of preventing suicide. Educated reporters and the media about how to best cover suicide. Communicated with hundreds of thousands of individuals through our website, social media, brochures, speakers and efforts to generate press coverage

Source: AFSP.org

Donation Page: http://goo.gl/6VWLlu

The Trevor Project

The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives through its accredited, free and confidential phone, instant message and text messaging crisis intervention services. A leader and innovator in suicide prevention, The Trevor Project offers the largest safe social networking community for LGBTQ youth, best practice suicide prevention educational trainings, resources for youth and adults, and advocacy initiatives.

Source: TheTrevorProject.org

Donation Page: https://goo.gl/IsuGLO

World Federation for Mental Health

World Federation of Mental Health is an international membership organization founded in 1948 to advance, among all peoples and nations, the prevention of mental and emotional disorders, the proper treatment and care of those with such disorders, and the promotion of mental health. The Federation, through its members and contacts in more than 100 countries on six continents, has responded to international mental health crises through its role as the only worldwide grassroots advocacy and public education organization in the mental health field. Its organizational and individual membership includes mental health workers of all disciplines, consumers of mental health services, family members, and concerned citizens.
Source: WFMH.org
Donation Page: https://goo.gl/3NwdqW

 

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