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by creating conversations,
providing life-saving resources
and spreading kindness.
The University of Central Florida students were greeted to a special surprise on November 6th when the You Matter Mom Squad showed up offering free hugs on campus! This was coordinated with the campus Wellness and Recreation Center. Some international students hadn’t seen their parents in a year or more, while some had seen their parents just a week ago. All were given free You Matter stickers and wristbands with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline number.
This amazing group of friends and family spread the You Matter message in this year’s Merritt Island Christmas Parade. We passed out hundreds of stickers, bracelets and thousands of pieces of candy to our community as we paraded down Courtenay Parkway with our message. Bailey, Hunter, and all the names on our giant ribbon were remembered and honored, and hopefully just one person got the message they needed to hold on and get help.
Thank you to the Lady Mustangs Volleyball team for supporting Do It For Hunter and hosting a Purple Out in support of suicide awareness. The MIHS gym turned purple for the night covered in purple and teal balloons. Special thanks to everyone who put this together!
Thank you to Eastern Florida State College for allowing us to place a Suicide Awareness bench at EACH of its 4 campuses in Brevard County. These benches were donated from donations received through the Do It For Hunter organization.
Do It for Hunter hosts “You Matter” events throughout Merritt Island and the surrounding communities. We have distributed thousands of our signature teal bracelets and round “You Matter” stickers with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline number. Look for our stickers everywhere! (It’s kinda like a scavenger hunt!) We’ve spread awareness by participating in the Merritt Island Christmas Parade, we partner with Sources of Strength at MIHS, and we’ve purchased suicide awareness benches for Merritt Island High and all four campuses of Eastern Florida State College. But we have SO MUCH more to do. It’s all about saving just one life. It matters.
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