Raygun- Making mental health t-shirts, card drop-off
Campus Cycle- Card drop-off locations & event
Noce- Card drop-off
Hamilton's Funeral Home and Afterlife Services- Drop off sites include Hamilon's Funeral Home on Lyon St.,
Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens, Hamilton's Southtown,
and Hamilton's on Westown Parkway; Self-care Event & Card making
Drake University School of Ed, Collier-Schipps drop-off location
University of Northern Iowa Psychology Department
Buena Vista University- Card making and decorating event
The Royal Mile
Urbandale United Church of Christ
Office of Latino Affairs Lucas Building- Drop off location
Creme Cupcake + Dessert- Drop-off location
Gusto Pizza- Drop off locations
Stepping Stones- Drop-off location
ISU athletic teams- Card making events
Greenfield Basketball team- Card making events
ISU Tau Beta Sigma & Kappa Kappa Psi- Card making events
DSM Central Campus- Drop-off location
West Des Moines Learning Resource Center- Drop-off location
Lutheran Church of Hope- Youth program card making
Too many schools to name!
EMC Insurance- Drop-off Location
Grandview University Peer Counselors- Card making events
Johnston Public Library- Drop-off location
What do I say in the card?
Grab some paper, markers, stickers and have at it! Remember that a mental illness is a medical condition like asthma or diabetes, so many of the same things you would say to some in any get well card would apply here. Ask yourself what would you want someone to say to you without any judgment and keeping in mind that no one has control over mental health any more than they do any other medical condition.
I'm thinking of you, and I hope you get well soon!
Remember you are never alone.
I hope that you are getting a lot of rest, and your body is healing.
Thank you for being here. You make our world a better place.
You are loved. I promise.
You don't have to feel strong all of the time.
It does get better!
I'm sending you big hugs.
You're in my thoughts and prayers.
Just the fact that you are sending encouraging thoughts and reminding someone that they matter, you are making a HUGE difference! Thank you so much for doing this!