Teenage suicide has impacted many communities, especially the Monroe-Woodbury community. The 2nd Annual Suicide Awareness and Prevention Memorial Walk will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Monroe-Woodbury High School Track to benefit the Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund. The Walk in Dimino’s memory will help create awareness and the prevention of suicide.
Saturday, June 15, 2013. 10 a.m. Monroe-Woodbury High School Track, 155 County Road 95, Woodbury, NY.
- Students $10. Adults $20. No fee for children 12 and under.
- Sponsorship levels $100, $250, and $500+. Free T-shirts for the first 200 paid registered walkers.
- T-shirts will be available for sale on the day of the event for $10.
- Sponsorship/Registration/Donation information may also be obtained at www.cfoc-ny.org.
- To be a sponsor, must reserve sponsorship by May 31.
- To register to walk, please register by June 7.
- For more information, contact Camille Stack at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund: The Fund is a component charitable fund of the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. This fund was created by Justin’s family to honor and memorialize Justin who passed away suddenly on January 9, 2011 at the age of 16. “Justin will forever hold a special place in all our hearts,” said Justin’s mother, Stephanie Stack.
Justin Dimino was in his junior year at Monroe-Woodbury High School at the time of his passing. According to Justin’s family, he was a boy who lit up the room with his smile and personality. Justin was the starting defensive back for the Championship Crusader Football Team at Monroe-Woodbury High School. Football was the love of his life, as was his family and friends.
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Crisis Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
Through the Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund, a scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating member of the varsity football team at Monroe-Woodbury High School who has achieved a B average or greater and meets other criteria.
About the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan: The Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan a 501(c)(3) public charity that was created to help individuals, organizations, and businesses establish charitable endowment funds to benefit their community. To make a donation to this Fund, please make check payable to CFOS-Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund, and mail to the Community Foundation at 30 Scott’s Corners Drive, Suite 202, Montgomery, NY 12549. Secure on-line donations may be made to the Justin T. Dimino Memorial Scholarship Fund at cfoc-ny.org. For more information, please contact the Community Foundation at (845) 769-9393.