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Announcing our 2019 #12DaysOfSheSpeaks Charity Choice: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 12.03.19
Announcing our 2019 #12DaysOfSheSpeaks Charity Choice: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
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We're thrilled to announce year five of our BIG 12 Days of SheSpeaks Giveaways! Once again, we will be donating a dollar for every entry (up to $1,000) to a charity chosen by our members. Thanks to all who voted!

This year, our SheSpeaks members have selected the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention as the charity of choice for our donation!

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention aims to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. It's the largest private funder of suicide prevention research and has awarded more than $21 million in the last five years.

According to the organization's website,  "Each year, suicide claims more lives than war, murder, and natural disasters combined. Yet suicide prevention doesn't receive anywhere near the funding as other leading causes of death."

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention runs various walks, including 'Out of the Darkness' in hundreds of communities across all 50 states. It aims to change the conversation about mental health and put a stop to this tragic loss of life.

Thank you, our community, for your important recommendation to donate to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention this holiday season.

You can find out more about this amazing organization and find a walk to join here.

If you are in crisis, or know someone who may need help, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.

Let others know about the 12 Days of SheSpeaks charity choice. Click here to Tweet: "Let's change the conversation about suicide by supporting @afspnational with the @SheSpeaksUp #12DaysOfSheSpeaks giveaways. http://bit.ly/2DythfD"

We can't wait to give to you, give back and celebrate 12 Days of SheSpeaks!

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  • wdionisiolover By wdionisiolover
    12.09.19  

    All the disney movies i grew up with, dumbo, bambi

  • samantha999 By samantha999
    12.09.19  

    its more then just a hashtag cause

  • Inarae1 By Inarae1
    12.09.19  

    We have past friends and a cousin unfortunately had been taken. So what a beautiful organization to be supporting and giving to💗

  • hisbeby By hisbeby
    12.09.19  

    This holds true to my heart after losing my dad and brother to Suicide it means a lot to me and more needs to be done

  • Brenda121 By Brenda121
    12.09.19  

    Such an important cause. Brenda121

  • MelissaSue By MelissaSue
    12.09.19  

    As a mental health professional I know the importance of this charity. So pleased you choose it.

  • Justicesmom By Justicesmom
    12.09.19  

    This was the charity I donated my birthday to on FB!! This is very near and dear to my heart! Thank you @shespeaks for all that you do!

  • Rmmarcin By Rmmarcin
    12.09.19  

    Praying for all those considering taking their life, and hope they take the necessary steps to reach out for help.

  • rochelle222 By rochelle222
    12.10.19  

    A great cause

  • Tamango By Tamango
    12.10.19  

    So happy to be apart of something so special

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