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To Write Love On Her Arms Supports AFSP Out of Darkness Community Walk

AFSPOn Sunday, October 24thTo Write Love on Her Arms will be supporting the AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention)’s Out of the Darkness Community Walk in New York. The event will start at City Hall Park, located in downtown Manhattan.

TWLOHA will have a team of people walking, as well as an information tent set up to talk to the TWLOHA team members. The TWLOHA team will also be recruiting volunteers for the launch of IMAlive, a live online crisis network.

Martin Johnson of Boys Like Girls to Play To Write Love on Her Arms Benefit

twlohaNon-profit organization To Write Love On Her Arms are holding a benefit titled “Love, Be Loved, Grow” on September 18th at 12PM at Agoura High School in Agoura Hills, CA. The benefit will feature a special performance by Martin Johnson of Boys Like Girls and other performers.

The event is being held to honor the life of Grayson Wolpert, a student from Oaks Christian who committed suicide on October 14, 2009. Grayson was a huge fan of Boys Like Girls, so Martin is playing in honor of her. Grayson’s mother will be speaking at the event as well as staff members of TWLOHA.

To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.

To Write Love On Her Arms Event with Mat Kearny in Minnesota to be Taped for MTV’s Hit Series, The Buried Life

twlohaTeaming up with MTV’s hit series, The Buried Life, non-profit organization To Write Love on Her Arms will be helping a young lady live her dream of creating a night of hope and help in Rochester, Minnesota on Friday, August 6th at 8pm.

This unique event will feature live music by indie artist, Mat Kearney. All are invited to attend and the all ages, free event will be aired on an episode of MTV’s The Buried Life in its upcoming season.

The Buried Life is a show about four guys living their dreams, doing all the things they want to do before they die. But for every dream they complete on their list, they help a stranger complete one of their own.

USA TODAY Announces To Write Love On Her Arms Winner of Twitter Hashtag Campaign for Charity

twlohafounderUSA TODAY, the nation’s top-selling print newspaper, announces the results of the #AmericaWants Twitter hashtag campaign for charity. With the most tweets of support, To Write Love on Her Arms will receive a full-page, full-color ad in USA TODAY, valued at $189,400.

To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for those struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. The movement exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. Since 2006, To Write Love on Her Arms has responded to more than 150,000 emails and messages from over 100 countries, in addition to giving more than $700,000 directly to treatment and recovery.

Help To Write Love On Her Arms to Win an Ad in USA Today by Tweeting

twlohaNon-profit organization To Write Love on Her Arms is in the running to win a full page ad in USA Today (worth $189,000) and all they need to win is your tweet! To win, TWLOHA needs the most tweets to USA Today.

To help TWLOHA win this great gift, simply tweet: “#AmericaWants @TWLOHA to get a full-page ad in USA TODAY!” Re-tweeting it and spreading the word could only help TWLOHA, so tweet up a storm for a good cause!

To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.

To Write Love On Her Arms Wins a Twitter Shorty Award

Shorty_AwardsNon-profit organization To Write Love on Her Arms won a Shorty Award in the non-profit category. The Shorty Awards is an award ceremony created for people to pick their favorite Twitter users in specific categories. Categories included in the The Shorty Awards were advertising, entertainment, humor, government, and more.

The Shorty Awards were hosted by Rick Sanchez, a CNN anchor who was one of the first television personalities to ever use Twitter. William Shatner was also in attendance, via satellite, to present an award. Some other Shorty Award winners included Ted Leo of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, fictional Mad Men character Betty Draper, television show True Blood, and political innovator Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker.

To Write Love on Her Arms Wins $100,000 in Chase Contest

ChaseGivingTo Write Love on Her Arms would like to thank everyone who helped them achieve 3rd place in the Chase Community Giving Contest. Because of everyone who voted and helped spread the word about TWLOHA, theywon $100,000 toward their ultimate goal of launching IMAlive. To read the thank you blog written by TWLOHA founder Jamie Tworkowski, please click here: http://www.twloha.com/blog/twloha-wins-100k-for-suicide-2

TWLOHA will put the $100,000 toward helping launch IMAlive, a live online crisis network which will provide real-time online crisis support to millions of people and will be the first 100 percent certified and trained staff and volunteer crisis line. Users will be able to talk one on one to responders through IMAlive’s instant messaging program.

To Write Love On Her Arms Finalist in Chase Community Giving Contest

ChaseGivingTo Write Love on Her Arms are a finalist in the Chase Community Giving Contest. TWLOHA is up against 99 other charities and the winning charity will be given a $1 million grant with the next 5 organizations receiving a $100K grant. The second round of voting is live now and ends on January 22nd. Please click here to vote: http://apps.facebook.com/chasecommunitygiving/charities/1299927
 
TWLOHA hopes to win the $1 million grant to help suicide prevention. TWLOHA is partnering with Kristin Brooks Hope Center to launch IMAlive, a live online crisis network which will provide real-time online crisis support to millions of people and will be the first 100 percent certified and trained staff and volunteer crisis line. Users will be able to talk one on one to responders through IMAlive’s instant messaging program.