Founded in 2005, Give an Hour ® a 501 (c)(3) is a national nonprofit organization that provides free mental health services to U.S. service members, veterans, and their families. The mission is to develop networks of skill-based volunteer professionals capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions prevalent within society. The Give an Hour network of 4,500 licensed mental health professionals has provided more than 300,000 hours and support to those in need. (www.giveanhour.org)
In 2015, Give an Hour expanded efforts to lead the Campaign to Change Direction a national initiative to address common barriers to understanding mental health and raises awareness about Five Signs that may indicate someone is suffering emotionally and needs help. (www.changedirection.org)
By selecting Give an Hour and the Campaign to Change Direction as your charity for Race for a Reason, your support will allow us to continue our work to provide free mental health services to those in need as well as our efforts to change the culture of mental health. We thank you for your help to #ChangeMentalHealth.