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Let's focus on some healing!

by giselle p

Supporting: Therapy Fund for Black Women and Girls for The Loveland Foundation Inc.

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Hi there!

After doing some research on several organizations that are accepting donations, this one stood out to me because it supports women and girls of a minority group. More specifically, The LoveLand Foundation provides the "opportunity, access, validation, and healing" needed for many Black women and girls that they may not receive with their families, in the workplace, at school, or with friends. One's mental health can be affected by so many stressors such as financial instability, discrimination, exposure to violence, and continuous limited access to resources. The LoveLand Foundation is great because they help woman and girls find therapists of similar racial and cultural backgrounds across the country.  Speaking for myself, there is something special about being able to deeply connect with a client who has had a similar experience as I have, as this helps strengthen the relationship and can help with seeing each other as allies. 
Other women and girls deserve to have these types of connections as well. Please donate because Black Mental Health Matters!

Thanks,
Giselle 







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 sharlene@thelovelandfoundation.org 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.


We look forward to keeping you informed as we continue to build out this program.
For more information about Loveland Foundation Therapy Fund visit https://www.thelovelandfoundation.org.


How would you like to support?