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Celebrities and Families Honored for their Suicide Prevention Efforts at 30th Annual Gala Event in New York

3 May 2018 — 1 min read


Ten Years of Walking Out of the Darkness

NEW YORK (May 3, 2018) – The nation’s largest suicide prevention organization in the United States, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), invites you to photograph our 30th Annual Lifesavers Gala in New York City. Hosted this year by actor Gideon Glick, this night will honor those who have made extraordinary contributions in the past year to suicide prevention.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 16, 2018
6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction
7:15 p.m. Dinner and Awards Ceremony

WHERE: The Appel Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall
Broadway and 60th Street
New York, NY 10019

HOSTED BY: Gideon Glick, Broadway, Film and TV Actor
Jonathon Kellerman, Executive Vice President & Global Chief Compliance Officer, Allergan and a member of the AFSP National Board



  • The Public Service Award being presented to Michael Wasserman by Tyler Blevins “Ninja”
  • The Public Awareness Award being presented to Phantogram by Bob Ezrin
  • The Survivors of Loss Award being presented to Oskar & Laurie Eustis by Tony Kushner
  • The Research Award, Cheryl King, Ph.D.

RSVP: Media must RSVP for this event. Please email [email protected].

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide. Learn more about AFSP in its latest Annual Report, and join the conversation on suicide prevention by following AFSP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

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For media requests: Alexis O’Brien, AFSP Public Relations Director, 347-826-3577, [email protected]

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