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988 offers 24/7 access to trained crisis counselors who can help people experiencing mental health-related distress. That could be:

  • Thoughts of suicide

  • Mental health or substance use crises

  • Emotional distress

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SUPPORT CHANGE

Our MISSION

To improve the mental wellness of high-risk populations, reducing the risk of suicide through innovative dog training programs and evidence-based peer mentorship establishing a pathway to improved social-emotional health.

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ALOHA!
BINGO Lovers!

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THURSDAY JUNE 13 
5:30 PM social Hour
6:30-8:30 PM b.I.N.G.O

casey's pub, loves park

Join us for a fun-filled night of bingo and help us raise funds for our veterans, first responder, and youth dog programs. Your participation will make a difference in the lives of those who have served our country and. Don't miss out on this paw-some opportunity to give back!

SPONSORS:

THE SHIELDS' ANIMAL SHELTER FOUNDATION
IVERSON PAINTING
LES'CLEANING SERVICES
THE MURPHY FAMILY

THE ERWIN FAMILY
ServPro of rockford
gambino realtors
hughes resources
 

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Hey dog lovers! Join our Dog Walk Club and let’s build a paw-some community while boosting our mental health. Whether you have a pup or just adore them, everyone’s welcome. Enjoy weekly walks, swap fun dog stories, and make new furry and human friends. Fresh air, wagging tails, and good company—what's not to love? Come sniff out some fun with us and see how a walk can start your day out happy.

See you on the path!

Tuesdays & thursdays
(June–JULY–August)
We'll walk from 8:30-9:15 am
(or however long you'd like to go).

Meet at the Riverfront YMCA Log Cabin at 8:15 am. 
FUNDERS HELPING US BRING CHANGE!

This is a list of just a few of those businesses, organizations and foundations that have helped us serve area Veterans, First Responders & At-Risk Youth in

Northern Illinois & Southern Wisconsin.  We appreciate every single donor!  Without you, we could not Support Change in our community.

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The
Guy Reno Foundation

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GIVE TODAY TO HELP support mental health

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