To mark National Suicide Prevention Month, Alexandria announces enhanced partnership with nonprofit KITA A pioneer in providing therapeutic and recreational experiences to support healing after suicide loss and promote suicide prevention. Scheduled to open in 2023, the new 28-acre site will allow the nonprofit to grow its programs, serve more children, and become a hub for mental health, nature enjoyment, and community building.
pasadena, california, September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Alexandria Real Estate Equities (NYSE: ARE) is an urban office REIT with the first and longest tenure uniquely focused on a joint life sciences, agtech and technology campus in AAA innovation. is a pioneering owner, operator and developer with The cluster sites will develop eight social networks to address some of today’s most urgent and pervasive social challenges, such as (1) disease and other threats to human health, and (2) hunger and food insecurity. Through our pillar of responsibility, we are deeply committed to driving collaborative and innovative solutions. (3) opioid addiction; (4) lack of support services for the military and their families; (5) disparities in educational opportunities; (6) homelessness; Declining population Increase in mental health and suicide crisis.Suicide, the 12th leading cause of death usa It has contributed to a staggering number of adolescent survivors from suicide losses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Additionally, a 2010 study found that a child or her teen who lost a parent to suicide is statistically three times more likely to commit suicide than someone with a living parent. Johns Hopkins study. In response to this crisis, Alexandria Partnered with KITA (better known as Camp Kita). KITA is a non-profit organization known for its tuition-free Summer Her Camp for children aged 8 to her 17 who have been affected by the death of a loved one to suicide.finished of Alexandria The critical support will give KITA free, long-term access to 28 acres of land that will serve as a permanent home for the nonprofit. Construction is set to begin this fall, and the revitalized facility will have its grand opening in the summer of 2023. This will allow the organization to continue its flagship summer camp program and build recovery communities for healing and learning for those who have experienced suicide. Statistically high risk of suicide.
“Mental health disorders and suicide affect us all in some way. Alexandria I am honored to continue to contribute to helping KITA grow the program and establish homes to advance its mission to help devastated children across the country who have lost family members to suicide. increase. ” Michelle LowerVice President of Real Estate Development and Community Relations, Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Greater Boston region. “The ever-increasing number of survivors of suicide loss highlights the enormous need for organizations working to provide specialized bereavement support tailored to this age group. Suicide loss of.”
Alexandria supports KITA in the design and restoration of the property with new facilities such as a wellness center, camper and staff cabins, nature education cabins, therapy cabins, a welcome center with resource library, and 2,800 square feet of Dining hall and commons area named in of Alexandria honor. Waterfront facilities also include outdoor pavilions, fire pits, and walking trails, where campers can participate in rejuvenating activities such as swimming, fishing, hiking, and archery. Before KITA had access to dedicated land, rental restrictions limited the organization’s capacity to her 75 campers aged 8-17. The camper had to be turned away as demand for its services continued to grow. Now, within five years of the scheduled opening of camps at Loon Pond, the nonprofit is expected to directly serve more than 2,000 individuals through increased program and session capacity.
“It is an honor and a privilege to work with partners such as: Alexandriawhose incredible support and generosity helped KITA fulfill our mission. Morgan Mosher, co-founder of KITA. “As survivors of parental suicide, my siblings and I encourage children who have endured this particularly difficult loss to build peer connections and come together to receive support from mental health professionals. KITA has grown since its inception in 2013.The need for a place of our own has been an important next step in our growth. was. AlexandriaTheir contributions will have a tremendous positive impact on the lives of people who are suicidal or at risk of suicide for years to come. ”
The nonprofit launched a three-year fundraising campaign in 2021 with the following goals: $3 million Continue to provide campers with a tuition-free camping experience, cover costs associated with construction and operations, and expand program offerings and suicide prevention (intervention activities that reduce risk and promote healing after suicide). so that we can include more services for both suicide deaths) and prevention, and, as a whole, enhancing the capacity of the population it serves. The nonprofit envisions its new home as a gathering place where nature and community join hands to advance a common mental health mission.
Alexandria Coordinates all aspects of mission-oriented business and visionary social responsibility commitments to promote human health and improve people’s quality of life. The company supports and partners with leading local and national nonprofits to create long-term, scalable solutions to some of society’s most persistent challenges.
For details on how to participate Alexandria To support KITA’s future home, visit campkita.com/futurehome.
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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE), S&P 500® Urban Office REIT is the first and longest tenure pioneer owner, operator and developer to uniquely focus on joint life sciences, agtech and technology campuses located in AAA innovation clusters. , the total market capitalization is $33.7 billion asset base of North America Currently 74.1 million SF June 30, 2022. asset base North America It includes 41.1 million RSF properties under management and 5.9 million RSF Class A properties under construction, 9.9 million RSF short- and medium-term development and redevelopment projects, and 17.2 million SF future development projects. Founded in 1994, Alexandria We pioneered this niche and have since established significant market presence in key locations such as: Greater Boston, San Francisco Bay Area, new york city, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland and Research Triangle. Alexandria Long track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life sciences, agtech and technology campuses, providing a highly dynamic and collaborative environment for innovative tenants and successfully recruiting world-class talent and maintain, increasing your ability to inspire productivity. Efficiency, creativity and success. Alexandria We also provide strategic capital to innovative life sciences, agtech and technology companies through our venture capital platform. Our unique business model and dedicated underwriting ensure a high quality and diverse tenant base, resulting in higher occupancy rates, longer lease terms, higher rental income, increased revenues and long-term I believe that the asset value will increase. For more information, Alexandriavisit www.are.com.
as seen in NBC Nightly News, KITA is a recovery community for healing and learning for suicidal and suicidal people. KITA, commonly known as ‘Camp Kita’ as its flagship program, was first founded by the Mosher brothers in 2013 as a summer camp for children who have lost loved ones to suicide. Recognizing the importance of intervention, community, and conscientious care for these at-risk youth, the Moshers joined mental health professionals in a tuition-free mental health organization based in New England. is created. This is the first time nationally that a loss has been committed by suicide within a typical camp setting. Nearly a decade later, the KITA organization is evolving. With the Loon Pond property as a growth engine, KITA continues to run its flagship summer camp program and expand its offerings tohealing house For more people who suffer from suicide and suicide risk. In KITA’s future home, community, mental health and nature join hands for generational change. For more information, visit campkita.com.
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