Open Call: Sponsors for Movies for Mental Health in California, New England or Canada

Media Contacts:
Cary McQueen, [email protected]  or (415) 420-4932
Skye Christensen, [email protected] or (415) 710-3471
For Immediate Release
Open Call: Sponsors for Movies for Mental Health in California, New England or Canada
November 3, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Art With Impact’s Movies for Mental Health events are now available to sponsors in  California, New England or Canada (Ontario and Alberta), offering a unique and powerful platform for college student engagement.
Movies for Mental Health events leverage a world-class library of short films to engage students on the topic of mental health with the goal of reducing stigma around mental illness and encouraging early intervention. Interactive two-hour workshops are hosted by colleges and universities in three desirable regions: New England, California and Canada.
Executive Director, Cary McQueen, says “In response to requests for Movies for Mental Health outside of Canada, we are delighted to offer this innovative, proven program in New England and in Alberta and Ontario, Canada. We look forward to partnering with forward-thinking companies with an interest in reaching college students at an event that demonstrates their corporate commitment to wellness and balance.”
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2016 spring and fall seasons. The student population and campus environments provide high brand visibility, with program evaluations reporting consistently strong levels of engagement. Accessibility to the campaign provides excellent participant photo opportunities. School, local, and regional press will be in attendance.
For sponsorship levels and additional details visit
Past sponsors of Movies for Mental Health include the Mental Health Services Act (Prop. 63), Wells Fargo Advisors, Great Gulf and Scotiabank.
Art With Impact (AWI) promotes mental wellness by creating space for young people to learn and connect through art and media. Since 2011, AWI has been creating cutting-edge mental illness prevention and early intervention programs that spark dialogue and raise awareness of vital resources for young people within schools and communities. AWI has hosted over seventy five workshops at high schools and colleges in California and Ontario, Canada serving thousands of students by using the emotional power of art to reduce stigma around mental illness and increase awareness, empathy and access to mental health services. For more information, visit

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