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MEDIA ALERT: First ever 4K4Youth walk/run raises funds, awareness for youth suicide prevention

Friday, August 4, 2017

What I liked most about the service is the fact that I was able to speak my mind, feelings and thoughts freely. I was able to focus on myself for once and understand that I come first. Thank you so very much! I wish that I could have been introduced to this service earlier. Your service is amazing!

For immediate release
August 2017

Supporters of all ages and abilities are invited to attend!

WHAT:

A 4-kilometre walk/run in support of Nexus Youth Services with free food, giveaways and live entertainment. The event is hosted by the Pro-Ject Leadership Group, youth who want to increase awareness about the persistently high rates of youth suicidality in Peel. The event is supported in part by the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund.

WHEN:

Saturday, August 5, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Mississauga Valley Community Centre
1275 Mississauga Valley Blvd., Mississauga, ON

About Nexus Youth Services: Nexus Youth Services (Nexus) helps more than 2,000 youth annually through its Community Counselling Program and the Nexus Youth Centre (NYC), a fully accessible drop-in centre that provides mental health counselling services and group programs to youth with no referral required. For more information about Nexus, call 905-795-3518 or visit www.nexusyouth.ca.

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Media contact:
Alexandra Macgregor-Amde, Communications Specialist
(905) 795-3500 ext. 2297

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