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State Gazette Publishes Article About MCC Fundraiser – “Don’t Let Your Song Fade Away”

RACHEL TOWNSEND rtownsend@stategazette.com Suicide awareness benefit to be held at RockHouse Live Sept. 14 On Saturday, September 14, RockHouse Live, StarrLynn Entertainment, Solemn Artist Management and the Memphis Crisis Center will be hosting an event in conjunction with “Don’t Let Your Song Fade Away”, a suicide awareness benefit held in memory of Zena Starr. The event is has been coordinated in large part by

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Meet Us at the UTHSC #TakeCare Campaign Event

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is all about normalizing self-care and that’s something we can stand behind! Next month, they’ll kick off their #takecare campaign, as they welcome students back to school. As part of this campaign, they’re holding an event at the Student Alumni Center designed to support the physical and emotional health and well-being of students. Mark your calendars for

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Memphis Crisis Center Benefit Dinner Hosted by Char – September 23

We are very excited to announce the upcoming Memphis Crisis Center Benefit Dinner. Not only is Char one of the best fine dining restaurants in town, their giving hearts have led them to support their community through this special dinner. All proceeds benefit the Memphis Crisis Center. It’ll be held on September 23, 2019 from 6-9 p.m., and there will be a four-course dinner

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Save the Date: “Live to Tell: Saving Lives in Memphis Shelby County Suicide Prevention Conference” Thursday, September 19, 2019

Save the Date! MCC is a sponsor at next month’s “Live to Tell: Saving Lives in Memphis Shelby County Suicide Prevention Conference” at Hope Church. **Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM** Each day we lose three Tennesseans to suicide, now the ninth leading cause of death in Tennessee. Awareness and education is key to preventing suicide. At this year’s conference,

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Don’t Let Your Song Fade Away – September 14!

Mark your calendars – September 14! Nine local bands are coming together to raise suicide awareness in an event called “Don’t Let Your Song Fade Away”, hosted by Rockhouse Live Memphis. All proceeds go to the Memphis Crisis Center so we can continue and expand on our mission to help people in crisis—24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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New Volunteer Training Class – June 15, 2019

While many people are enjoying vacations and family fun this Summer, there are hundreds in our community facing serious traumas. The Memphis Crisis Center is here to give them hope and help! We need volunteers to answer crisis calls on either an early morning, mid-day, early evening or overnight shift. Our next New Volunteer Training Class is coming up on June 15. Please contact

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SAVE THE DATE: 9th National Suicide and the Black Church Conference June 12-13, 2019

Meet us at the 9th National Suicide and the Black Church Conference set for June 12-13, 2019 at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The theme for this year’s Conference is “STOP—LOOK—LISTEN!” There will be many guests and presenters from across the country including Angela Robinson from the Tyler Perry’s show “The Have and Have Nots”. The goal of this event is to empower

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Videos from our Volunteers

As part of our #whyvolunteerMCC series on our social media platforms, our volunteers told our friends & followers the reason(s) they enjoy their position at the Memphis Crisis Center. And they encouraged others to make a difference by joining our volunteer staff. Below is a collection of clips made during this effort. IMG_3152 IMG_3151 IMG_4406 IMG_4029 IMG_4238 IMG_4193 IMG_4112 IMG_4092 IMG_4023 IMG_4029 IMG_4028 IMG_4037


Memphis Child Advocacy Center Hosts Annual Children’s Memorial Flagraising – April 10

In the past 12 months, parents or caregivers were reported responsible in the deaths of seven Shelby County children. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Memphis Child Advocacy Center will host their annual Children’s Memorial Flagraising on Wednesday, April 10 at noon outside of Memphis City Hall. They will raise the Children’s Memorial Flag in memory of 15-year-old Gabrielle Brown, 2-year-old Jaylen

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