2021 Fight Suicide Walkathon
Thanks to all participants and volunteers who made the “Fight Suicide Walkathon” on August 21, 2021, a wonderful event. Special thanks to Mr. Seijoong Kwon, Consul General of Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the USA and Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu, Director of the Health Department of Fairfax County, who gave words of encouragement. Dr. Gloria kicked off the event.
This event was organized by the Family Counseling Center of Greater Washington in partnership with Fairfax County Health Department and Fairfax/Falls Church Community Service Board, Anthem HealthKeepers Plus, The Chosun Daily Washington and The Kore Times.
Artwork completed by our student volunteers, and newspaper advertisements.
Group picture of walkathon participants
Walking on trail
Dr. Gloria Addo-Ayensu, Director of the Health Department of Fairfax County
Mr. SeJoong Kwon, Counsel General of Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the USA
Ms. Cindy Han, Chair of the board at FCCGW
KWTV News: Fight Suicide Walkathon
AM1310 Radio: Fight Suicide Walkathon Advertisement in Korean
McLean teen donated $25,000 for suicide prevention fund.
Kozmo Rhyu, 16 from McLean presented check to the FCCGW.
Suicide Prevention Fund
Ms. Park, Ok Young, a former board chair at FCCGW has donated $20,000 to the Suicide Prevention Fund.
Donation for Walk-A-Thon
한미문화재단 Korean Bell Garden, GCF Virginia, GWU Korean Alumni Association in US, Anthem Healthkeepers Plus Medicaid (Patricia Moreno), Dunkin's Donuts Vienna, Dunkin's Donut McLean, Capital Hill Produce, Donut King, Bageltowne Deli Catering Company, Ewha Woman University Alumni Association- Washington
Ok Young Kim, Hai Kim, Theresa Uhm, Cindy Han, Ji Yon Hwang Ki, Helen Choi, Annie Lee, Sally Park, Margaret Walker, Fred Ackery, Elliot Lee, Sue Se, Jong Eun Lee, Sung Hwang, Myoung Soon Hong, Mok Jah Sohn, Soon Park, Dawoon Jung, N Shim, Jaenho, Pyoung Ran Choi, Kyung Ah Kim, Mr. & Mrs. Sang, Young Sook Park, Kae Young Hee, Lee Young Sook
Love Per Second / MinJae Jin