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SOURCE Family Support Foundation for Mental Illness
DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Support Foundation for Mental Illness held its 4th Annual Charity Golf Event at Tour 18 on October 8th. The golf tournament is one of the annual fundraising events that support the foundation's initiatives.
The event raised $94,400 which will be distributed among several leading mental illness charities to support individuals and families coping with mental illness, including college students and for returning military personnel. This year's beneficiaries include state chapters of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Active Minds, and the Halo for Freedom Warrior Foundation.
Sponsors included many of the leading companies in the wireless communications industry thanks to the continuing support of FSFMI partner Cellular One.
"We are so grateful for the success of this year's event. The funds raised will make a real difference for individuals and families in need of our compassion and support," stated Jonathan Foxman, Founder and Executive Director of Family Support Foundation for Mental Illness (FSFMI).
FSFMI supports leading charitable organizations such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness; Active Minds, which has developed and maintains over 400 student-run chapters at colleges and universities across the nation to help college students dealing with mental health issues like depression, anorexia, and bipolar disorder; and Halo for Freedom Warrior Foundation, which supports military service men and women cope with the physical and psychological effects of war.
For more information about Family Support Foundation for Mental Illness or to participate in 2014 fundraising events, visit www.fsfmi.org or www.facebook.com/FamilySupportFoundationForMentalIllness.
Contact: Margaret McKoin
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