Society for $1,000+ Donors

Patrons for Prevention recognizes individuals who make an annual unrestricted, non-event contribution to AFSP of $1,000 or more. This national group serves as partners in AFSP's work by contributing the funds necessary to develop life-saving strategies in preventing the 10th leading cause of death in the US: suicide.


Benefits of joining Patron for Prevention:

Patron gifts have a direct impact on AFSP's five core mission strategies:

  • Fund scientific research.

  • Provide educational programs to professionals.

  • Educate the community about mood disorders and suicide prevention.

  • Promote policies and legislation that impact suicide and prevention.

  • Provide healing programs and resources for survivors of suicide loss.

  • Patrons also serve as ambassadors for the AFSP mission and assist in increasing awareness and prevention. As members, they receive a variety of benefits:

  • An AFSP welcome package that includes merchandise and education material to keep or share with others to build awareness

  • Listing as a member of Patrons for Prevention on the AFSP website (optional)

  • Bi-Annual e-updates on AFSP priorities and activities

  • Connection with local chapter to learn more about events and programs occurring in your city

  • 10% discount at the AFSP store


If you are interested in learning more about Patrons for Prevention, please contact Michael Swyer at or 212.363.3500 x2070.