Toyota Boulder Presents $10,000 Donation to Organization Working to Prevent Youth Suicide

November 28th, 2016 by

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Larry H. Miller Toyota Boulder presented a $10,000 donation to the Second Wind Fund of Boulder County (SWFBC) in front of a sold-out crowd of University of Colorado and University of Utah football fans on Saturday, November 26. The donation will support strategies aimed at decreasing the incidence of youth suicide. The work of the SWFBC helps remove financial and social barriers to treatment for at-risk youth by providing counseling services through schools and community agencies.

“We are pleased to be able to offer financial support to an organization that truly impacts the health and well-being of the young people in our community who are struggling with mental health,” said Jarred Black, general manager, Larry H. Miller Toyota Boulder. “During this season of giving, it is our hope that every young person finds the help they may need to live happy and healthy lives. The services offered by the Second Wind Fund certainly go to offer that inspiration.”

SWFBC collaborates with communities through schools, agencies, and professional therapists to ensure suicidal youth have access to mental health services when they need it. Through their relationship with private therapists, the SWFBC is often able to arrange counseling sessions within hours of a call from one of their referral sources.

“We are enormously grateful to Larry H. Miller Toyota Boulder for a donation that impacts the lives of youth, their families and Boulder County,” said Faye Peterson, executive director, Second Wind Fund of Boulder County. “It is truly meaningful to be supported by a local company that recognizes the important work of our organization. Larry H. Miller Charities, with its donation, is saving the lives of youth in our community.”