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EVENT: Climb Out of the Darkness 2014

EVENT DATE: Jun 21, 2014

Kerry Bruni


*We will be hiking in the Brandywine Creek State Park.  We will meet at Park Office/Nature Center at 10 am and do the Hidden Pond Trail, 1.9 miles with a stretch along the Brandywine River.

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. Also, Climb Out of the Darkness kicks ass. Just so you know.


You don't necessarily have to climb a mountain, by the way, to join in.

  • You can ride a mountain bike on a trail.
  • You can do a nature walk.
  • You can hike a mountain trail or walk along the beach. You can 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.


Help us raise money so that we can continue to raise awareness of how women are devastated by perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, make sure women know what they need to know about PPD, eliminate stigma and support the mamas who need it.


And now to get climbing!



To This Fundraiser


  • Julie Flanagan Gates


  • Anne Gates



28% Raised of $500 Goal


Donor Comments

Anne Gates

Anne Gates


In support of one awesome Sista . . . Kerry!! 3 years ago

Julie Flanagan Gates

Julie Flanagan Gates


Kerry, you are such a brave and strong woman, and an incredible mom! Thank you for sharing your struggles for the benefit of others. You rock! 3 years ago