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      YEG Talks 2019 | 24hr Slo Pitch Game in Support of Mental Health in Edmonton

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      August 24, 2019

      Saturday   5:30 PM

      10233 96 Avenue Northwest
      Edmonton, Alberta

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      YEG Talks 2019 | 24hr Slo Pitch Game in Support of Mental Health

      #YEGTalks 2019 | 24 Hours to End the Stigma at #remaxfield Calling all friends, family and community members, come on down to the ball park, anytime from Sat Aug 24th through Sun Aug 25th to cheer on our participants for the 2nd Annual 24 Hour Charity Slo Pitch Game in Support of Momentum Walk In Counselling !  With our hopes set high and the help of awesome people like you, we can't wait to "hit it out of the park" for 2019 & reach our goal of raising $15k in support of mental health!  Event Details From live music - to - food & festivities - to - a Celeb vs. Heros game & so much more -- we're bringing everyone together in the name of the game, to start a conversation that will change the way that people perceive and acknowledge mental illness in #yeg. 100% of funds raised from ticket sales and donations will go to Momentum Walk In Counselling in Edmonton (excl. Eventbrite usage fee). More details to come!  Want to get involved?! Whether you're looking to enter a team, become a sponsor, or volunteer we have lots of ways that you can continue to show your support for YEG Talks 2019. Give us a shout at  to learn more!  About YEG Talks YEG Talks, is non-profit organization aimed at ending the stigma surrounding mental illness.  Jeremy Cummins founded YEG Talks after experiencing his own struggle with mental health. In March of 2018, Jeremy was hospitalized for four weeks at the Alberta Hospital after his second attempted suicide. During his recovery, he received the utmost support, help, and tools from not only the Alberta Hospital, but the Momentum Walk-In Counselling Society as well. It was at this time that Jeremy decided he wanted to give back, and get Edmontonians talking about mental health, thus Yegtalks was born. “Tackling mental health head on is my main focus. YEG Talks has endless opportunity in my eyes. We are hoping that by me sharing my story, it will help others come forward with their own struggles. It is a tough and hard path, but there are people out there that want to help you see past any struggles you have.” About Momentum  Momentum is a non profit, walk-in mental health triage centre that provides support and guidance to people in need of counselling services. Momentum helps individuals who may not be able to pay or wait for the traditional health care system and is staffed by a team of volunteer, Registered Health Professionals. Questions?! Please email us at for additional information or with any questions you may have. Follow Us | @YEGTalks  #24HoursToEndTheStigma #YEGTalks #mentalhealthawareness #yegmentalhealth #yegcharityevents #yegslopitch #yegevents

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