Spotlights on AIR Supporters, Recent and Upcoming Events, and AIR in the News

T-Shirt Design Artist Shalini Gossain Shalini Gossain learned about AIR during her sophomore year in high school during a Leadership and Philanthropy class. Her group chose to focus on mental health for a project because of the personal connec-tion: a friend of Shalini’s had died by suicide, which led to her interest in learning more…

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Scott Brettell and the AIR Dogs and Hopewell Valley School Therapy Program

This is a special series highlighting a new partnership with the Hopwell Valley Regional School District and the AIR Dog’s School Therapy Dog program with the goal of teaching and certifying HVRSD staff dogs to become certified AIR Therapy Dogs. AIR offers a full comprehensive program that not only teaches and certifies each individual handler/dog,…

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Rosetta Treece and Hopewell Valley School Therapy Program

This is a special series highlighting a new partnership with the Hopwell Valley Regional School District and the AIR Dog’s School Therapy Dog program with the goal of teaching and certifying HVRSD staff dogs to become certified AIR Therapy Dogs. AIR offers a full comprehensive program that not only teaches and certifies each individual handler/dog,…

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Nicole Gianfredi and the AIR Dogs and Hopewell Valley School Therapy Program

This is a special series highlighting a new partnership with the Hopwell Valley School District and each recently certified AIR Therapy Dog team from the district. To learn more about this initiative, please read here. Nicole Gianfredi was very excited about the new program to train dogs owned by Hopewell Valley staff, but wasn’t certain…

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Continuing its Pride Month Series, AIR Features Role Model Jessica Verpeut

The Trevor Project shares these disturbing statistics about suicide risk among youth, especially those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) community, on its website (www.thetrevorproject.org): * “Suicide is the second leading cause of death among young people ages 10 to 24. * “LGB youth seriously contemplate suicide at almost three times the…

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