Current Stats: $1,300 of $2,000 goal
Dear Friends and Family,
Mental Health is often discouraged in minoritized groups- including my own Asian American community. There is a stigma against getting such services. So often, this means that people are not getting the help they need to expand and grow as people. I (Brittney) am new to my therapy journey and have already found so much healing from it. We should be treating our mental health with the same level of care we do for our physical health.
With systemic & systematic racism permeating through so many of our institutions, as well as the added layer of sexism, black women and girls must be facing a tough internal battle all the time. The Loveland Foundation provides therapy sessions for these womxn by womxn who know their hardships.
This month, Jacob asked me where I wanted to donate and I am so excited to choose this organization. Please join us in offering healing to this severely minoritized group. Our goal is to raise $2,000. Any amount counts!
Brittney and Jacob
Thank you so much for your interest in supporting the Loveland Foundation Therapy Fund. Whether you have already donated or you are just learning about the project, we are grateful to have you on board.
With therapy sessions in the U.S. typically costing anywhere from $60 - $250-- even with insurance, the prevalent and ingrained stigma surrounding mental health in many communities, and the fact that the vast majority of therapists in this country are white, it is often difficult for Black women and girls to access therapy when they need it. We wanted to change that.
In our pilot program, we raised over $250,000 with the support of our generous community and provided financial assistance to hundreds of Black women and girls to go to therapy. We did this through collaborative partnerships with Therapy for Black Girls, Open Path Collective, National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network, and Talkspace, networks and service providers that are all committed to making therapy more affordable and accessible.
No matter how much you are able to give, we are excited to work together with our community again to bring therapy support directly to Black women and girls who need it. Please donate now to tangibly tell these women and girls, “We see you, we hear you, and we are invested in your healing.”Generations will benefit from their healing.
How you can give:
- Champion the Cause! Become an advocate and help fundraise for Loveland Foundation Therapy Fund via your social platforms. Set your own fundraising goal and utilize your network of friends and family to help fundraise for Loveland Foundation Therapy Fund.
- Be a small business or corporate match - Email email@example.com if you are interested.
- Donate to our campaign! We are raising funds for our therapy for Black women and girls program, which includes providing 4-8 free therapy sessions.
- Start a Giving Circle: Pool your resources together and make a commitment with 6 of your friends to donate and support Black women and girls who deserve access to healing. If each of your friends contribute $20, it will cover 1 therapy session.