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TWLOHA on Sound Waves Tuesday Sept 10


To recognize World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, Jamie Tworkoswki the founder of To Write Love On Her Arms (TWLOHA) will visit WFIT-FM to discuss “You Make Today Better.” According to World Health Organization, 800,000 people die by suicide globally each year.

To address this need, local Brevard County resident Jamie Tworkoswki founded TWLOHA in 2006 to present hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction and suicide. To date, TWLOHA has donated more than $2.4 million to treatment and recovery and granted funding to 105 unique organizations and counseling practices.

TWLOHA has shared an inspiring new video as part of its "You Make Today Better" campaign to honor World Suicide Prevention Day (September 10) and National Suicide Prevention Week (September 8 - September 14). The video features appearances from US Women's National Soccer Team stars Alex Morgan and Abby Wambach, actors Chris Sullivan (This Is Us) and Lorenza Izzo (One Upon A Time In Hollywood), Keltie Knight (Entertainment Tonight) basketball player Kyle Korver, country star Hunter HayesJon Foreman of Switchfoot, singer/songwriter Mat Kearney, pro surfer Caroline Marks, and more.

In addition, TWLOHA will present their annual Heavy And Light benefit on September 21 at the House Of Blues in Orlando featuring performances by Jon Forman of Switchfoot, Anthony Raneri of Bayside, Dessa, SWIMM, poet Anis Mojgani and others.

Sound Waves host Todd Kennedy will speak with Jamie Tworkoswki, Tuesday September 10 at 12:10pm on WFIT 89.5 FM.

Originally from Boston, Todd Kennedy began volunteering at WFIT 89.5 FM in 1992 as a late night jazz DJ. In 1998 he was hired as Director of Operations and in 2004 he became Program Director.