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EVENT: Climb Out of the Darkness 2014

EVENT DATE: Jun 21, 2014

Molly Tribe Schmutz


I am a survivor and fighter. This is personal. I suffered postpartum depression/anxiety after the birth of all four of my children.  After the birth of my last child has been the worst year of my life.  The depression/anxiety consumed my life. I fought hard for my family and myself. Its been a long and hard battle.  It is a year later and I keep looking over my shoulder fearful, it will return. I am stronger now then I was before.  I want to help raise money for Postpartum Progress so I can help give hope to others

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!



  • a survivor


  • Anonymous



30% Raised of$100 Goal


Donor Comments




What a cool way to share your story and give others hope through your own struggles. It can't be easy to talk about, but you just never know when your words will touch another person going through similar things. Thank you for being so brave and just-plain-awesome! 6 years ago

a survivor

a survivor


6 years ago