The annual occasion is called “5-Kate” held in reminiscence of Kate Shoener has turn into a fundraiser for psychological well being consciousness.
SCRANTON, Pa. — Household and mates of a girl from Scranton who died by suicide in 2016 gathered at Nay Aug Park for a stroll in her reminiscence.
The annual occasion is called “5-Kate” for Kate Shoener and has turn into a fundraiser for psychological well being consciousness.
The stroll was smaller this 12 months resulting from Covid, however the organizers say the pandemic has made their mission much more necessary.
“It warms my coronary heart to see that persons are nonetheless caring and nonetheless supporting us. However it’s turn into greater than Katie now, proper? That is about everybody that is affected by psychological sickness. It really warms our coronary heart that we have been in a position to make use of her story to make all of this consciousness,” mentioned Sarah Shoener, Kate’s sister-in-law.
Individuals who have been unable to attend the walk-in particular person in Scranton participated nearly.