We are active participants in our community, as mental health advocates.; benefiting our community by volunteering for needed services, feeding the homeless, bringing joy to underprivileged children and teens, reaching out to agencies, offering our support and sharing our story at specialized events, making it a better world by teaching that words hurt and kindness can make a huge impact on someone’s life who is struggling.

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