Spero Hosts Light Up The Night

Lifestyle
October 6, 2021

Join us for Light Up the Night, a glow walk, to bring awareness to mental health. Enjoy a 1 mile walk around the beautiful Spero Richview Road Campus. Bring the family, organize a team, walk the dog, or just bring yourself. Help us erase the stigma and bring people suffering from Mental Health issues into the light. Glow items for sale, glow paint, food truck, and mental health resources will be available. Prizes for the top individual and team fundraiser will be awarded. Light Up the Night will be Friday, October 8th, from 5:30 pm-8:00 pm in the parking lot of Spero’s main campus, 2023 Richview Road, Mount Vernon, IL.

Registration for the walk will start at 5:30 pm with Spero Clinical Director, Tammy Sweet and Owner/Clinical Director at Aspire Integrate Health, Amber Phelps Schweda, presenting at 6:00 pm. The walk will begin at 6:30 pm. Registration is $35 for adults and $20 for children which includes a free t-shirt and swag bag. Swag bag will be available for pick up the day of the event at Spero Main Campus. You can register at https://give.classy.org/LUTN2021. Register by October 1st to guarantee a shirt. This year’s LUTN sponsors are Kemper CPA Group of Mt. Vernon and People’s National Bank of Salem. Spero will be live streaming the event on Facebook live for those who wish to participate virtually.

One in five US adults suffer from mental illness, but unfortunately mental health is not as talked about as many other illnesses. As a result, people are left to deal with it on their own. Help us bring mental illness to the light and walk for someone you know who is suffering alone. Walk for
yourself, a family member, or a friend and help Spero Family Services raise funds to continue to provide mental health services to our Southern Illinois community.

Spero Family Services serves children, youth, and families throughout Southern Illinois. Our mission is to provide hope, help, and healing in a Christ centered environment. If you would like to learn more, please visit www.sperofs.org

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