SBF Annual Fundraising Campaign

In loving memory of Stephanie Rachel Becker, we hope you will join our fight for mental and physical health parity through our 2017 Annual Fundraising Campaign (which we've carried over from our 2016 AFSP Walk Fundraiser)!

We're proud to announce the Stephanie R. Becker C'06 Memorial Scholarship at the University of Pennsylvania: "A new endowed scholarship has been created to support students who distinguish themselves as leaders in mental wellness. The Stephanie Becker Fund created the scholarship and endowed it with $150,000 in honor of its namesake and 2006 College graduate Stephanie Becker" (full article at The scholarship is funded equally by the Stephanie Becker Fund and by UPenn and will be awarded to a student every year.

You can learn more about the Stephanie Becker Fund and our Mission at .

Please help us reach our goal with a donation below.
No donation is too small to help make a difference.

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The Stephanie Becker Fund (SBF) was established in October 2012 and is managed by the Jewish Communal Fund, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. ​Donations are tax-deductible​ to the fullest extent allowable by law.

* Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among people aged 25 to 34 and the third-leading cause of death among people aged 15 to 24
* 1 in 10 college kids have thought about suicide and there are more than 1,000 suicides on college campuses per year
* Suicide rates in the US have surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years
* There are roughly the same number of deaths by suicide (42,773) each year in the US, as there are death from breast cancer (40,610)
* 1 in 5 people in the US have a diagnosable mental illness
* Worldwide, more than 800,000 people commit suicide every year (one person every 40 seconds) and ~2.7 million people made a plan about how they would attempt suicide in the past year


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