Combined with the efforts of Hope For the Day and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, we ask that you join us in celebrating these events in memory of Lauren.


Saturday, May 19 – Mental Health First Aid Training

Logan Square Branch, Chicago Public Library: 3030 West Fullerton Avenue. Chicago, IL 60647

Every month, Hope For the Day conducts a free training and certification on mental health first aid. This effort teaches you the identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness. To RSVP, click here.

Sunday, July 22, 2018 – “Learn for Lauren” First Annual Benefit

115 Bourbon Street: 3359 W 115th St. Merrionette Park, IL 60803

A day of remembrance, education, and celebration of Lauren’s posthumous Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Tickets available here.

If your business is interested in making a donation, please complete this form and email

Sunday, October 7, 2018 – Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Chicago, IL

Amanda was given the oppurtunity to run the Chicago Marathon for Team AFSP – American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. To help her reach her fundraising goal, click here. All donations go towards suicide prevention and aid families who suffer from suicide loss. Please contact if you are interested in attending and would like an event t-shirt.