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Ray of Hope Awards the 2024 Ray of Hope $1,000 Scholarship!

๐—”๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ ๐—›๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—•๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น ๐—›๐—ถ๐—ด๐—ต ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฐ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—›๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ $๐Ÿญ,๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฌ ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ ๐—ช๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฟ!

Heather McLean, Ray of Hope Chair, awarded Andi with her scholarship at Burrell High School’s award ceremony on May 23, 2024.

Andi was selected based on her academic excellence, wide array of extracurricular activities, volunteerism in her community, and for the passion she has demonstrated for the Human Service Field. Andi will be attending the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and majoring in Psychology.ย  ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—”๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ ๐—ณ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—บ ๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜†๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ฒ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—ฅ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—›๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ!


Ray of Hope’s 18th Annual Walk

Saturday, September 7th, 2024


The 18th Annual Ray of Hope Walk will take place on Saturday September 7th, 2024 at Twin Lakes Park Pavilion 7!ย  This year’s theme is “Hope Anchors the Soul”.ย  Mark your calendars – we can’t wait to see you there! See the Annual Walk tab for details.

Eventbrite Registration:

If You are in Crisis or Know Someone who is…

Need Help?ย ย Call the Crisis Intervention Hotline at 1-800-836-6010.ย  Help is available 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.ย  You’ll be connected with a trained counselor ready to assist you with issues of suicide, depression, and personal crisis.ย ย 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.ย  We believe suicide is preventable and that suicide prevention works.

Ray of Hope offers:

ย Learn about our mission and more on theย About Ray of Hopeย 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. ย Don’t mourn alone; get the help you need to cope.

Visit our Survivors Supportย page to learn more.

Donate Today

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