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Statement of Purpose: We sustain a passion for life through delivering innovative and effective suicide prevention programs, coaching emerging leaders how to develop sustainable social enterprises that raise money and awareness for suicide prevention and supporting the education of young entrepreneurs and leaders through scholarships.


Address: 450 Lincoln Street, Suite 100 Denver, CO 80203
Phone Number: 720-244-6535
Fax: 303-837-8496
Email Address:
Web Site:



Major Fund-raisers: Shining Lights of Hope - Benefit Auction Evenings (Denver), Men's Campaign Events (Denver)


Director(s): Dr. Michael Allen, President; Kit LeVoy, Secretary; Diane Sanders, President-Elect; Dr.Rick Ginsberg, Past President; David Goff, Treasurer; Directors-at-large: Paul Bretz, Phoenix Jackson
Key Personnel: Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, CEO


Founded: 2005
Community Served: Mental health and emerging social entrepreneurs
Associated Guilds: Suicide Prevention Coalition of Colorado, Mental Health Association of Colorado, Junior Achievement, Cactus Marketing, Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention, The Second Wind Fund Metro Denver


Ongoing Projects: Working Minds: Suicide Prevention for the Workplace; Working Minds for Youth: A Social Entrepreneurship Program Advancing Suicide Prevention; iCare resource packages supporting the bereaved





* denotes nonprofit is in an Enterprise Zone