Tag: advocacy

Engaging Volunteers: Empowering Communities

Erika’s Lighthouse was founded over 15 years ago on the passion and hard work of families, friends and a local community coming together to turn loss into action. Those passionate volunteers, many who are still with us today, drove the organization forward and created the modern Erika’s Lighthouse. It is with that passion, energy and […]

Running For A Reason

The New Year and resolutions go together. Most people want to be better versions of themselves–eat better, exercise more, volunteer more… . If running or fitness is on your list, we have great news for you! When you join Team Resilience, Erika’s Lighthouse will help you train to run in the 2020 Bank of America […]

Get Depression Out of the Dark

Why we do what we do Erika’s Lighthouse was founded in 2014, with a mission to make sure no young person feels alone in their depression. We are dedicated to creating a community of empathy and education. We have created professional, evidence-informed middle and high school teen depression awareness programs free of charge. This enables […]

Giving Tuesday -You Make a Difference

Giving Tuesday is quickly approaching. Did you know that Giving Tuesday was started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation as a response to commercialization and consumerism in the post-Thanksgiving season (Black Friday and Cyber Monday)? It is always five days after the US holiday. Giving Tuesday has been praised […]