Active Minds Blog » Everett Uhl Changing the conversation about mental health Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:03:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 4 Reasons to Donate to Active Minds Mon, 15 Dec 2014 08:00:07 +0000 Did you know that 20 percent of yearly donations are made at the end of the year? With so many organizations vying for your support, it can be difficult to pick which cause to contribute to.

We know we’re biased, but Active Minds is a pretty great organization to contribute to. Check out our four top reasons and consider donating to Active Minds today.

1. You Can Give With Confidence

Active Minds was selected as a top-rated nonprofit of 2014 because of dedication to our mission.

Thanks to our community, we’ve won a 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit award from GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that Active Minds received by donors, volunteers and supporters.

So when you give to Active Minds, you know that it’s going to a highly regarded organization!

2. Your Contribution Will Support Student Programming


Of every dollar donated, 84 cents goes directly to student services like programming, advocacy, and training. So you can feel confident that your donation is helping save lives on campuses across the country.

3. People Are Talking About Us

Our work isn’t going unnoticed, making this a great time to join the Active Minds movement. This summer, we partnered with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and tabled at all our summer tour stops. This fall, our acclaimed suicide prevention exhibit Send Silence Packing was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams. And most recently, Active Minds has been featured in a series of PSAs on NBC, starring celebrities like Katharine McPhee and Jon Cryer.

4. You Will Help Change Lives

At Active Minds, we feel our students speak best to the importance of our work. Here’s one quote in particular we hope will encourage you to support us:

I know Active Minds saved a life. My life. Thanks to Alison Malmon and her organization, I’m alive today.

~Matthew T. Oberly, University of Cincinnati


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Active Minds Selected as a Top-Rated Great Nonprofit Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:36:33 +0000 greatnonprofitActive Minds has been named a 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits, the leading site that allows users to find, review, and share information about nonprofits and charities. Through this platform, potential volunteers and donors can get an inside peek into organizations they are interested in. 

There are over 1.8 million nonprofits featured on the site, with over 170,000 reviews. Potential volunteers and donors use the platform to get an inside peek into organizations they are interested in. 

Because of Active Minds’ multiple 5-star reviews, we were selected as a great nonprofit of 2014. Not only do our students and staff think we are a great nonprofit, but so does the public, and we couldn’t be prouder.

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Annoucing the Chapter Holiday Fundraising Guide Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:43:20 +0000 It’s the holiday season and time to kick off your chapter fundraising! It can seem overwhelming, so Active Minds is debuting a brand-new holiday fundraising toolkit.

Here’s a quick look at what you need to know to get your campaign off the ground:


Make sure to check out the new toolkit today!

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