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Celebration of Life
Wednesday December 6th, 2023
Please join Ray of Hope for dinner and a celebration of your loved one. Ray of Hope is hosting a Celebration of Life Event that will be held at Giannilli’s II Restaurant in Greenburg, Wednesday December 6th, 2023 from 6PM-9PM. This event is dedicated to those who have lost loved ones to suicide and to honor the lives we have lost.
We know that the holidays are particularly difficult for those experiencing the loss of a loved one to suicide. Ray of Hope feels a deep sense of responsibility to the loss survivors in Westmoreland County. This event is intended to bring comfort to families, as well as provide a way to celebrate the lives of those lost.
Please plan to bring a photo of your loved one to the event. Be sure to write 2-3 sentences about your loved one. This will be incorporated into the evening’s celebration.
Eventbrite Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/celebration-of-life-tickets-733059700297?aff=oddtdtcreator
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If You are in Crisis or Know Someone who is…
Need Help? Call the Crisis Intervention Hotline at 1-800-836-6010. Help is available 24 hours/day, 365 days/year. You’ll be connected with a trained counselor ready to assist you with issues of suicide, depression, and personal crisis. Call 1-800-836-6010 now!
Ray of Hope Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force
Ray of Hope is Westmoreland County’s Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force. We believe suicide is preventable and that suicide prevention works.
Ray of Hope offers:
- A variety of suicide prevention Services & Programs.
- Activities to raise community awareness, including our Annual Ray of Hope Walk.
Learn about our mission and more on the About Ray of Hope page.
Suicide Survivors Support
If you have lost someone to suicide, the support of your community and of other survivors is available for you. Anger, guilt, confusion, and forgetfulness are common responses to the loss of a loved one, and suicide can add its own unfortunate stigma. Don’t mourn alone; get the help you need to cope.
Visit our Survivors Support page to learn more.
Checks should be made payable to "MHA-RoH" and mailed to:
Ray of Hope
c/o Mental Health America of Southwestern PA
409 Coulter Avenue
Greensburg, PA 15601