Number of Participants: 20
Hours Donated: 4
Value of Time Served: $676
Event Type: Health & Safety
Sport: Professional Athlete Alumni
Date: November 4, 2014
71 Old Westbury Road Westbury
New York 11590, United States
The Mercy College women’s lacrosse team participated in the Out of the Darkness Walk presented by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at the Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island this past Sunday.
“I am extremely proud of our team for raising over $3,000 for this great cause that continues to bring awareness to depression and provide support for those who have lost loved ones to suicide” said Head Coach Dawn Anselmin.
The team raised the $3,000, by getting donations and doing 50-50 raffles during home volleyball, soccer, and field hockey games.
“It was great to see our girls excited about their efforts while showing support for the community” said Anselmin.
About American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is the leader in the fight against suicide. We fund research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, AFSP has 67 local chapters with programs and events nationwide.