BENEFITING: THE JED FOUNDATION
Is a campaign thought of by Founder: Professional Photographer:
Chris Butler with the help of speak former co founder Kristen Abel.
Speak will be coming to multiple cities in the Us all year in 2012
encouraging people of all ages to speak and get their photo taken
to help raise awareness and raise money for the project.
Stars that have already posed for the Campaign are...
Reichen Lehmkuhl (The Amazing Race Winner,Professional Model,Published Author , The A list New your Cast Member)
Frankie Cullen (Actor)
Adam Paul Johnson (Kansas City Chiefs former NFL Player)
Joel Rush(Actor,Professional Model & Volunteer Football Coach)
Ben Patrick Johnson (Author,Voice Over Actor, No H8 Campaign Board Member)
Speak Will Branch on new Heights in January 2013.
Mission Statement from The JED foundation:
Over the last ten years, The Jed Foundation has emerged as the leader in protecting the emotional health of America's 18 million college students. Our proven model and award-winning programs are changing the way campuses, communities and families promote mental health and prevent suicide.
As the nation’s leading organization working to reduce emotional distress and prevent suicide among college students, The Jed Foundation is protecting the mental health of students across the country. With your support, we will continue to lead the way and protect the potential of tomorrow's leaders.
"If you are a teenager, I don't envy you your pain, but I do see the amazing opportunity you have to change the environment around you. Your parents aren't perfect, no one is, and if they didn't teach you to be kind then teach yourself. Take responsibility for your own words, thoughts and actions and make this world a better place than what has been left to you. Please. We have to start somewhere..."