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BENEFITING: POSTPARTUM PROGRESS

ORGANIZER: Becky

EVENT: Climb Out of the Darkness 2014

EVENT DATE: Jun 21, 2014

Sarah Bloomquist

THE STORY:

Becky Schroeder wrote -

Climb Out of the Darkness is the annual awareness raising and fundraising event for Postpartum Progress, a nonprofit focused on supporting pregnant and new moms with perinatal mood and anxiety disorders like postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, postpartum OCD, postpartum psychosis and pregnancy depression.

Millions of women throughout history, and even still today, have had to climb out of the darkness of maternal mental illness all on their own. There was no support. No information. They didn’t know what was happening to them. They were convinced they were all alone. They were met with shame and stigma and judgment from others. Now Warrior Moms are joining forces to prevent that from continuing to happen. We can’t stand for it. We won’t. Maybe you have kicked one of these illnesses yourself, or you are in the grueling process of doing so.  You have climbed a metaphorical mountain of the highest heights.  Maybe you are a friend or family member who has seen how postpartum depression and anxiety can hurt new families. Maybe you just happen to believe that every family deserves a strong start. Join us in a much easier climb to raise awareness and ensure that Postpartum Progress will be there for women all around the world when they are in the darkness.  Help us shine the light of hope with our words and our advocacy efforts so that our fellow mothers will receive better information and better treatment, and their families will get off to a healthy and strong start.

Team Milwaukee Mamas will be hiking in Grafton's, Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve at 10am on June 21st, 2014. You can run, walk, or just stand outside and let the sun shine on your face. No matter what you do, we still call it your Climb, because it is a symbol of your climb out of the darkness of perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, whether you are a long-time survivor or someone who is still climbing or someone who cares about the health of pregnant and new moms. Fundraising is not mandatory, but if you raise $100 or more you get a free Climb  out of the Darkness t-shirt.

If you can't participate in the event, please consider donating to this important cause by clicking the orange Donate to this Fundraiser button.

Event details:

Location: Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, 511 High Bluff Drive, Grafton, WI. From I-43 north, exit 92, Hwy Q/ Hwy 60/ Ulao Road. Go east on Q to Hwy. C. North on C about 1 1/2 miles to High Bluff Road. Right on High Bluff into the preserve.

Time: Hike begins at 10am (rain or shine). We'll have a celebration after with snacks and drinks!

Contact: Becky Schroeder, 920-912-2462 or beckydschroeder@gmail.com

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To This Fundraiser

$750

MONEY RAISED
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  • Anonymous

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Sam & Shannon

    $25

  • mamaMade xoxo

    $30

  • DanaHarrison

     

  • Peter & Kate

    $25

  • JB and Julie Carson

    $20

  • Wayne & Libby Bloomquist

     

  • Laurel

    $20

  • Gary & Denise Friermood

    $55

  • Bonnie and Bob

    $100

  • Mary and Merrill York

    $25

  • Carol Manegold

    $100

  • Karli & Travis

    $50

  • Ben & Holly

    $50

  • Sally Dougherty

    $25

  • Beth Ramshaw

    $10

  • michele countryman

    $20

  • Justine and Jesse

    $20

  • Jenny and Charlie

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $15

  • Laura Issenmann

    $25

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The Team: $3,480 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

Kersten Larson

Amount Raised

$1,110

 

111% Raised of $1,000 Goal

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Becky Schroeder

Amount Raised

$1,100

 

110% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Sarah Bloomquist

Amount Raised

$750

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Tricia Torres

Amount Raised

$105

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Alexandra Rosas

Amount Raised

$100

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Adam Schroeder

Amount Raised

$100

Fundraiser Title

Laura Traynor

Amount Raised

$100

 

100% Raised of $100 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Rachel Orth

Amount Raised

$50

Donor Comments

Laura Issenmann

Laura Issenmann

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $15

4 years ago

Jenny and Charlie

Jenny and Charlie

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Justine and Jesse

Justine and Jesse

DONATION: $20

Sarah you are a survivor and helping one person at a time to have hope. God is using you in amazing ways!:) 4 years ago

michele countryman

michele countryman

DONATION: $20

4 years ago

Beth Ramshaw

Beth Ramshaw

DONATION: $10

4 years ago

Sally Dougherty

Sally Dougherty

DONATION: $25

4 years ago

Ben & Holly

Ben & Holly

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Karli & Travis

Karli & Travis

DONATION: $50

4 years ago

Carol Manegold

Carol Manegold

DONATION: $100

4 years ago