The Speedy Foundation, Inc

The Speedy Foundation, Inc


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About Us

The Speedy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization named after 3-time Olympian, Jeret "Speedy" Peterson of Boise, ID and Park City, UT, someone near and dear to us who we lost to suicide. Speedy was a champion for mental health, sharing his own struggles openly in a time before it was socially acceptable to do.

Our mission is to prevent suicide and encourage mental health action. We believe that through education and awareness we can help individuals, organizations, and communities end mental health stigma, spark meaningful conversations, and create suicide prevention champions out of EVERYONE.

We are suicide prevention advocates by way of education and conversation. We believe:
- Suicide can be prevented by advocating for those who struggle with mental illness.
- Suicide can be prevented by promoting conversation to end the stigma surrounding mental illness.
- Suicide can be prevented by providing mental health education.

Where Do We Help?
The Speedy Foundation originated in Idaho, but we've since expanded our reach to include the states of Utah, Nevada, and California. Despite being a remote organization, we are proud to have a diverse team of individuals who are passionate about advancing our mission and driving positive change in the world.