National Mental Health & Dignity Day

$1,678 of $5,414 goal

Raised by 53 people in 33 months
Scott Spicer
for JUSTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION
 KALAMAZOO, MI
On May 4th, 2014 we came together as a communities across the US to take a stand for mental health awareness, human dignity and the fight against stigma towards mental illness. This effort, declared as National Mental Health & Dignity Day, was organized by persons in recovery from mental health challenges in 9 States and 15 cities. We are thankful for the support of 43 donors across the country who helped us raise over $2,100*. Our hope now in addition to organizing this as an annual event, is to expand our presence by supporting additional advocacy initiatives. We are proud to introduce MARCH (Mental health Advocates for Rights, Civil liberty and Human Dignity). National Mental Health & Dignity Day (NMHDD) has invested donor advised dollars into the launch of this new initiative and with additional support we can expand our efforts, leading up to NMHDD 2015!

This campaign is specifically to help raise money for National Mental Health & Dignity Day and its initiatives which now include MARCH. Your donation will help ensure that this effort is a success and we greatly appreciate your support. All donations will go directly to charity which will be used to maintain our online presence and produce other content which will help promote and support the great work of all of our volunteers and events across the country!

*Special thanks to Walk for Mental Health Awareness Houston for your generous donation of $500 which added to the online donations you see here!
 
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Update 14
Posted by Scott Spicer
19 months ago
Tomorrow is National Mental Health & Dignity Day and thanks to all of your support we are able to make this a reality. Please participate in our online discussion and use the hashtag #takingourdignityback. Check out this update: https://www.facebook.com/mentalhealthdignityday/posts/430791737095228
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Update 13
Posted by Scott Spicer
25 months ago
Our latest National Press Release. Thank you to all donors, supporters and volunteers. We are in need of $265 to re-coup costs of video production and press release distribution. All funds raised will go towards supporting our May 2015 National Mental Health & Dignity Day events! https://www.facebook.com/mentalhealthdignityday/posts/351772371663832
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Update 12
Posted by Scott Spicer
25 months ago
We have a brand new video, launching Mental health Advocates for Rights, Civil liberty and Human dignity. Please check it out on here, youtube and our facebook page. Help spread the word!
https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=347
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Update 11
Posted by Scott Spicer
31 months ago
Because of the support from so many generous donors, we have been able to expand our online presence in addition to the shirts you helped to fund, which have been delivered to 9 States and 13 Cities across the US. Here are links to our official website: http://www.mentalhealthdignityday.org
Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/mentalhealthdignityday and Twitter: http://twitter.com/NMHDignityDay We are in our final push to raise $5,414 in online donations in honor of this day and are almost halfway there with an additional $500 check that came from one of you!
1 week away from 5/4 day $3,000 to go!
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Scott Spicer
33 months ago

Great idea Pam. Thanks for thinking of this.

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Pam Arizona
33 months ago

I'm moved to issue a challenge to the next 16 folks who donate at the T-shirt level of $15 in the next 7 days. On May 4, 2014 my grand-daughter will turn Sweet 16:-) Can't think of a more perfect gift than to add $10 for each of the next 16 donors. Let's do this!

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$1,678 of $5,414 goal

Raised by 53 people in 33 months
Created February 23, 2014
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JUSTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH ORGANIZATION
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Susan E Rogers
33 months ago

We'll make something happen here in Philadelphia!

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Scott Spicer
33 months ago

Great idea Pam. Thanks for thinking of this.

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Pam Arizona
33 months ago

I'm moved to issue a challenge to the next 16 folks who donate at the T-shirt level of $15 in the next 7 days. On May 4, 2014 my grand-daughter will turn Sweet 16:-) Can't think of a more perfect gift than to add $10 for each of the next 16 donors. Let's do this!

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