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September 2019

3rd Annual Semicolon Tattoo Event!

September 9 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Insidious Ink Tattoos, 330 East Blairs Ferry Rd
Hiawatha, IA 52233 United States
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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day and. To increase awareness and to raise funds for suicide prevention efforts at Foundation 2 Crisis Services, Insidious Ink Tattoos is offering special semicolon tattoos on both Sunday, September 8th—Tuesday, September 10th between the hours of 11 AM and 6 PM. The semicolon tattoo represents mental health struggles and the importance of suicide prevention. The shop minimum is $50 for each tattoo, and Insidious Ink…

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3rd Annual Semicolon Tattoo Event!

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Insidious Ink Tattoos, 330 East Blairs Ferry Rd
Hiawatha, IA 52233 United States
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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day and. To increase awareness and to raise funds for suicide prevention efforts at Foundation 2 Crisis Services, Insidious Ink Tattoos is offering special semicolon tattoos on both Sunday, September 8th—Tuesday, September 10th between the hours of 11 AM and 6 PM. The semicolon tattoo represents mental health struggles and the importance of suicide prevention. The shop minimum is $50 for each tattoo, and Insidious Ink…

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2019 Suicide Proclamation and Vendor Fair

September 10 @ 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
Cedar Rapids City Hall, 101 1st Street SE
Cedar Rapids, 52401 United States
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In observation of World Suicide Prevention Day and National Suicide Prevention + Action Month, all concerned citizens, family, and community members are invited to “PACK CITY HALL.” 11:30-11:45: A presentation to increase awareness of suicide with a ceremonial reading of Suicide Proclamation and Action Plan on the front steps of City Hall, by the flagpole 11:45-12:30: Pack City Hall for Official Reading of Suicide Proclamation and Action Plan, 3rd Floor. A resource fair will follow on 3rd floor to shine…

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World Suicide Prevention Day Candlelight Vigil

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mount Mercy University, 1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 United States
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September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.  Around the world on Tuesday evening people will be lighting candles to show their support for suicide prevention and to remember those lost to suicide. Foundation 2 is partnering with Mount Mercy University to hold a candlelight vigil on camps at 6:30 PM.  Join us outside to light a candle around the fire pit in front of the University Center.  The gathering will include a personal story and a brief presentation about the…

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Light a Candle for World Suicide Prevention Day

September 10 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Foundation 2 and the Linn County Suicide Prevention Coalition invite you to light a candle at 8 PM on September 10th for World Suicide Prevention Day. Light a candle near your window to show your support for suicide prevention, to remember a lost loved one and for the survivors of suicide. Candles are available at the Foundation 2 Crisis Center located at 1540 2nd AVE SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403.

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Girl Power Lunch Hour with Emily Blomme, CEO of Foundation 2

September 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
The Dostal House, 1000 3rd Street SE, Suite 1
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 United States
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Girl Power Lunch Hour with Emily Blomme, CEO of Foundation 2 about Girl Power Lunch Hour... Here's the long & the short of it: at The House, we like to hang out with the kind of women that make us want to level up. Our favorite way to pass a lunch hour is curled up on the pink couches, picking the brain of a powerful woman... a fascinating female... a sister with a story to tell... you get the point. This…

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Governor’s Proclamation Signing

September 20 @ 10:50 am - 11:00 am

Governor Reynolds will be signing a proclamation for Suicide Prevention Month on Friday, September 20 at 10:50AM at the Iowa State Capital located at 1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319. Please plan to arrive approximately ten minutes early just in case they are running ahead of schedule. This event is open to the public and high attendance sends a great message about our community’s dedication to suicide prevention.  Please share this information with others who may be interested…

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6th Annual Cedar Rapids HOPEwalk

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Cherry Hill Pavilion, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 United States + Google Map

Save the Date for the 2019 HOPEwalk! Join us on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Cherry Hill Park and Pavilion for the sixth annual HOPEwalk. Check out details about the event below. If you’d like to sponsor the 2019 HOPEwalk, please check out our sponsor packet here or contact cr.hopewalk@gmail.com. DETAILS ABOUT THE CEDAR RAPIDS HOPEWALK The HOPEwalk is a local community based walk to remember loved ones lost to suicide, support survivors, raise awareness, and work on prevention in the Cedar Rapids, Iowa area community.…

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Suicide Prevention Presentation and Panel

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mount Mercy University Graduate CRST International Graduate Center, 1650 Matterhorn Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 United States
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Foundation 2 and Mount Mercy University  are hosting a suicide  prevention presentation at the Mount  Mercy Graduate Center Ballroom. This event is free and open to the public. 6-6:30 PM- Registration 6:30-7:30 PM- Suicide prevention presentation by Foundation 2 staff Jen MacCormick and Mount Mercy University staff Tabitha Webster. 7:30-8:30 PM- Panel discussion, Q and A Foundation 2 is excited to share that Ricky Bartlett is part of the panel for this event. Ricky will share his personal experience with…

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Suicide Prevention Presentation and Panel

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mount Mercy University Graduate CRST International Graduate Center, 1650 Matterhorn Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 United States
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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Everyone can play a role in suicide prevention. Learn about suicide warning signs, how to support someone in your life with thoughts of suicide and local resources from staff from Foundation 2, Mount Mercy University and community members whose lives have been impacted by suicide. There is no cost to attend and everyone is welcome!

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