TWLOHA Partners with Members of USWNT For Exclusive Raffle
TWLOHA Partners With
U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Players
For Exclusive Jersey Raffle
Raising Money in Honor of
World Suicide Prevention Day
& National Suicide Prevention Week
Learn More at go.rallyup.com/uswnt
Melbourne, Fla. – September 6th, 2018 – The nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) has partnered with United States Women’s National Team players Ashlyn Harris #24, Tobin Heath #17, Alex Morgan #13, and Christen Press #23 for an exclusive jersey raffle. Each player has autographed and donated the jersey they wore in the USA vs Chile game on August 31, 2018. For Christen Press, it was a very special night as she celebrated her 100th game with the U.S. Team.
All proceeds from the raffle, which has raised nearly $20,000 in just two days, will be donated to TWLOHA in support of their 7th annual World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10) and National Suicide Prevention Week (September 9 – September 15, “Tomorrow Needs You.” For additional info, or to learn more about how to win one of the four signed USWNT jerseys, please visit: go.rallyup.com/uswnt.
“I believe in community and supporting people in your community. The USWNT has a beautiful community with huge hearts to serve others,” shares Tobin Heath.”With this jersey raffle, I’m supporting my teammate, friend, and sister Ashlyn Harris and I’m supporting TWLOHA in honor of World Suicide Prevention Day. I believe in this mission and I see the passion that Ashlyn has to bring more light into the world and into the lives of the people who need it most.“
TWLOHA founder Jamie Tworkowski adds: “As an organization, we believe that people need other people, that we’re meant to win and lose together. We love cheering for these women and we’re so honored to that they would choose to support TWLOHA in such a creative, generous way. This raffle is going to introduce TWLOHA’s message of hope to thousands, and it’s going to allow people to get the help they need and deserve.“
According to the World Health Organization, 800,000 people die by suicide globally each year. That’s one person every 40 seconds. Additionally, the CDC recently reported that as of 2016, the suicide rate in the United States has risen 25% over the last 20 years.
People can participate in this year’s campaign by purchasing the organization’s World Suicide Prevention Day pack, joining the conversation on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook using #TomorrowNeedsYou, #WSPD18, and by donating to their fundraising campaign. TWLOHA has set a goal to raise $100,000 to provide counseling scholarships and to help connect thousands of people to local mental health resources.
To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. It exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. Since its start in 2006, TWLOHA has donated over $2.1 million directly into treatment and recovery and answered over 210,000 messages from over 100 countries. For more information on To Write Love on Her Arms, please visit: www.twloha.com.
In addition to this year’s WSPD campaign, TWLOHA recently announced three dates of “An Evening With To Write Love on Her Arms.” The tour will run from September 18-20, hitting Tampa, FL, Gainesville, FL, and Atlanta, GA, respectively. The evening will consist of Tworkowski speaking, plus performances by two-time National Poetry Slam champion, Sierra DeMulder, and musician JP Saxe. Tickets for all three nights are on sale now. General admission tickets range from $13-$15, and VIP tickets are $40, which includes a pre-show Meet & Greet + Q&A. For more information, please visit: https://twloha.com/events/.