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To Write Love On Her Arms founder at Rock Valley College Feb. 6
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To Write Love On Her Arms founder Jamie Tworkowski will be speaking at Rock Valley College (RVC) Thursday, Feb. 6, accompanied by musical guest Sleeping at Last.
Tworkowski will speak in the Student Center Atrium on RVC’s main campus, 3301 N. Mulford Road, Rockford, at 12:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.
To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury and suicide.
TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. Since its start in 2006, they have donated more than $1 million directly into treatment and recovery and have answered more than 170,000 e-mails from more than 100 countries.
TWLOHA has one of the largest online audiences of any nonprofit on both MySpace and Facebook, and was recently awarded a $1 million grant from Chase at the first-ever American Giving Awards (AGAs) announced on NBC.
In addition, TWLOHA has been featured in Rolling Stone and Tworkowski won an MTVU Woodie Award.
For more information, visit www.twloha.com.