Society

Suicide Prevention donations thru June 30

You can still donate to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Milam County Campus Walk online at www.campuswalks.org, spokesperson Kelli Pelzel announced.

In the drop down box choose Texas & the Milam County Walk will appear, click on it then click on the ‘Make A Donation’ button to the upper right.

Donations are being accepted until June 30.

“Our goal was $10,000 and we have reached $6,529,” Pelzel said.

Also through fund-raising efforts, the Milam County group has also awarded two scholarships to send local counselors from Milam County, Deborah Bland and Lynette Guerra to a facilitator training in July.

“This will the first ever facilitating suicide bereavement support groups for children and teens,” Pelzel said.


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