In the United States a person dies by suicide every 13.3 minutes, claiming more than 39,500 lives each year. It is estimated that an attempt is made every minute, with close to one million people attempting suicide annually. Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death in adults and the second leading cause of death in teens. AFSP walks help fund research aimed at improving our understanding of suicide and ways to prevent it, as well as educational programs to increase awareness about prevention, warning signs and the psychiatric illnesses that can lead to suicide.
Join Love Sami Organization as we Walk to Honor Sami in multiple walks and runs throughout Florida and New Jersey. Take a look on our event page and our Facebook page to keep up with all of our latest events.
ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE a custom designed LoveSami.org T-Shirt for Participating or for Donations Made to the Love Sami Team!
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The LoveSami.org website was established in memory of Sami Coburn. Sami tragically took her life in 2014 after struggling with severe anxiety and being placed on anti-depressants. Sami touched the lives of many and has left the world a better place for having loved and been loved by so many. Love Sami Organization intends to emulate the life that Sami lived. Love Sami Organization is dedicated to suicide awareness, advocacy and prevention. Suicide leaves behind a wake of sadness and tragedy for the survivors, family, friends and loved ones. Love Sami Organization hopes to be able to reach out to survivors so they can learn that there are resources out there for help and support. You are never alone.
Donations made to LoveSami.org are 100% tax deductible as we are a 501-3c charitable entity. All funding goes directly to providing therapeutic experiences to the survivor therapy programs and other services aimed at helping survivors, advocating for suicide prevention and awareness programs. Love Sami also works side by side with other Suicide Prevention programs and organizations with the hopes of helping others.