Abbey creates and distributes her first pamphlets

Abbey prints out over 3,000 pamphlets that she wrote and passed out to all students at West High School. The pamphlets had information on how to help a friend in crisis,

Apr 09, 2021
 

I'm Glad You Stayed Project began

Abbey created the I'm Glad You Stayed Project in her bedroom after losing her friend, Dylan, to suicide.

Apr 16, 2021
 

I'M GLAD YOU STAYED PROJECT becomes an official group

The IGYSP Board came together and help the first meeting with Abbey, Dottie, Micki, and Deann.

Jan 07, 2022
 

IGYSP becomes an IOWA non-profit

Jan 10, 2022
 

IGYSP becomes a federal 501c non-profit

Feb 25, 2022
 

IGYSP Website Created

https://www.imgladyoustayedproject.org

Jan 17, 2022
 

Distributed 3,520+bracelets & 2,521+ pamphlets to date

Mar 31, 2022
 

Owen Skelley Vigil

Mar 04, 2022
 

ICCSD Athletic Pancake Breakfast

Mar 26, 2022
 

KCRG interview with Abbey aired

https://www.kcrg.com/2022/03/12/iowa-city-woman-starts-project-prevent-suicide-among-teens/

Mar 12, 2022
 

West High School Mental Health Fair

Apr 15, 2022
 

DAS Walk

Memorial Walk for Dylan Salge

Apr 16, 2022
 

Big O Golf Outing

Apr 22, 2022
 

DAILY IOWIAN article

Apr 24, 2022
 

PRESS CITIZEN article

https://www.press-citizen.com/story/news/education/k-12/2022/04/26/after-two-teen-deaths-iowa-city-group-pushes-awareness-suicide-mental-health-stigma/7235392001/

Apr 24, 2022
 

NEDA Walk

Apr 30, 2022
 

Linn County Community Event

Apr 30, 2022
 

Distributed 6,029+ bracelets & 4,434+ pamphlets to date

Apr 30, 2022
 

Liberty High School Dance Marathon

May 01, 2022
 

First Christian Church Mindful Monday

May 02, 2022
 

Burlington High School Suicide Prevention Event

May 06, 2022
 

First Annual Choose to Stay Fundraiser IGYSP

May 14, 2022
 

Strike Out the Stigma

Cedar Rapids

May 25, 2022
 

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Abbey and Dottie become certified in Youth Mental Health First Aid

Jun 03, 2022
 

Distributed 10,372+ bracelets & 6,158+ pamphlets to date

May 31, 2022
 

5224 Good Board Meeting

Jun 08, 2022
 

Crosstown Classic Fight With Flash Event

Jun 11, 2022
 

Sent 1,000 IGYSP bracelets to an Australian High School!

Had our Just Keep Swimming bracelets custom made with the Australian emergency number embossed on them.

Jun 14, 2022
 

Reached $16,000 in Donations

Jun 17, 2022
 

Iowa City Pride Fest

Jun 18, 2022
 

West Liberty High School Baseball & Softball Games

West Liberty High School Baseball & Softball players wore our IGYSP stickers on their batting helmets!

Jun 21, 2022
 

Burlington Bees Mental Health Awareness Night

Burlington, Iowa Bees and Catfish players wore our IGYSP helmet stickers on their batting helmets!

Jun 25, 2022
 

CEDAR COUNTY HEALTH & SAFETY FAIR

Aug 05, 2022
 

OVER 20,000 BRACELETS & 10,000 PAMPHLETS DISTRIBUTED

Aug 06, 2022