The Jason Foundation
Jason was my youngest son. He was an average 16-year old. He got mostly B’s on his report card, and he loved sports, especially football. He was active in his youth group and he had a lot of friends. Jason was the one who was always up for going places and trying new things. From all appearances...my son loved life.
But on July 16th, 1997, everything changed. My son, Jason became a statistic of the silent epidemic of youth suicide. In trying to come to terms with what happened, I began researching youth suicide. The statistics are alarming. Did you know on average, over 100 young people this week will become victims of youth suicide? But-youth suicide can be prevented.
That’s what The Jason Foundation is all about. I urge you to get involved. Together we can help stop this epidemic. Ask for our material. Read it. Then share it with your friends and others. Please help us reach out to hurting teens with another choice - another way to handle life’s problems, pressures and disappointments.
I will never hug my son again. But I can and will work alongside you -- perhaps to save your friend, your neighbor’s child, a relative or even your own son or daughter.
Thank you for your help.
President / CEO
The Jason Foundation Inc.