Melissa Bunker
Melissa Bunker 4 donations and 2 pledges

Shining a Light on Depression

Over the labor day weekend, iFred began a campaign to honor those celebrities and politicians who have spoken out regarding their battle with depression. We applaud them for sharing their story and encourage others to do the same. As the month of September marches on, we will continue to make a daily donation in honor of others. We will add their names below.

Donations were made in honor of:
Bruce Springsteen
Alanis Morissette
Adam Ant

Who will you honor with a donation to Field For Hope?

How you can help

The number one auto fill in Google when you search 'school makes me' is 'depressed'. But the good news is that Hope is teachable! iFred is creating a research based curriculum and the tools teachers need to teach this curriculum, in order to support students in schools so that no one ever feels so desperate that they take their own life.  Support iFred teaching Hope and show your value…

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People often say 'sunflowers don't treat depression'.  While true (although gardening does have a positive impact on the brain), it is not the ultimate goal of our sunflower campaign.  Our desired end result is to get all nonprofits around the world using ONE SYMBOL to collectively speak for the 350 million around the world with depression. This symbol, the sunflowers, allows nonprofits to merge…

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Honor the 350 million with depression worldwide and "Pledge to Plant" for our 2013 Field for Hope sunflower campaign. This initiative is the largest-scale, international effort in history focused directly on raising awareness and funds for depression research and education. Last year, this campaign successfully led to the planting of sunflowers in fields across Liberia, Kenya, Nepal, Germany,…

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