I was able to talk to them about things. They helped with tips on things. They listened and helped me.

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

Friday, August 4, 2017


For immediate release
August 2017

WHO:

Nexus Youth Services youth and staff

Community supporters, including Cadillac Fairview, Cameron Helps, City of Mississauga, Brampton Beast, Pizza Pizza, Mississauga Firefighters, Mississauga Steelheads and Team Unbreakable

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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