Every suicide is tragic, leaving friends and family members with unanswered questions and too many what ifs. When suicide hit home at Sparkman High School — a student’s father killed himself — one club decided to try to help others who feel like there’s no other option.
Spark Industry Robotics, a student-led business simulation club and robotics team at Sparkman High School, is hosting A Night of HOPE on April 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the school. The event will feature dinner from Terranova’s, keynote speakers, a silent auction and a discussion on suicide prevention. At the end of the night, guests will release sky lanterns.
Proceeds from A Night of HOPE — an acronym for healing, overcoming, persevering, enduring — will go to Crisis Services of North Alabama. Tickets are $20 per person or $200 per table and can be purchased online here. Lanterns will be an extra $3 per person. They are still looking for corporate sponsors, so email Renée Quaife at [email protected] if you’re interested in sponsoring the event.
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