Thank you Volunteers!

Posted by on Apr 25, 2014 in Family Fun, family support, GPS for Youth and Families, Mental Illness, Volunteers, young adults, youth peers | Comments Off on Thank you Volunteers!

Did you know April is National Volunteer Month? In light of that, we want to take a moment to say a huge THANK YOU to our star volunteers! You do great work for us, and many of you help out at other organizations too. You are truly the stars in this community and we appreciate every one of you.  

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In the News

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in Bullying, family support | Comments Off on In the News

From Patty Murry’s Newsletter Putting an End to Bullying and Harassment at College Last week, I was proud to reintroduce legislation aimed at curbing harassment and bullying at colleges and universities across the country.  The Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2014 requires colleges and universities to prohibit harassment and establishes within the Department of Education a grant program to support campus anti-harassment programs. The legislation was first introduced by the late Senator Frank Lautenberg after Tyler Clementi, a freshman at Rutgers University,...

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In the News – Standing with Oso

Posted by on Apr 4, 2014 in family support | Comments Off on In the News – Standing with Oso

From Patty Murry’s Newsletter Standing with Oso and Darrington I returned to Arlington and Darrington this weekend to meet with officials on the ground, volunteers, survivors and first responders.  What I saw there was some of the worst devastation I’ve ever witnessed.  But at the same time I also saw incredible acts of generosity and kindness.  I saw firefighters who hadn’t slept in days because they just wouldn’t stop searching for survivors.  I saw families refusing to give up hope, and I saw communities that need our entire state and our entire country to stand with them...

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