Hayden’s Story ; – The Hayden Porter Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation registered in the State of Ohio.   Our mission is to develop solutions and offer support for the prevention of suicide. We work with schools and communities to provide strategies and resources to empower students to address issues related to suicide, develop solutions, and support peers dealing with suicidal thoughts or have been impacted by suicide.

Our Board of Directors

Erin Engler-Peters, 2nd Vice President
Ashley Davis, Treasurer - Tiffany Poirier, President - Shaun Porter - Vice President
Randi Porter, Secretary

Past donations have went to:

  • Funding The Boomerang Project’s Link Crew at Perry High School in Massillon, Ohio
  • Burial fees to persons lost to suicide
  • Counseling expenses to family members of persons lost to suicide
  • Adopting a family in need during the holidays

Future donations will go towards the following:

  • Funding Link Crew, a peer mentoring and leadership program at local high schools
  • Scholarship Fund for Outstanding mentors seeking to continue on the path of helping others
  • Counseling Resource Fund for economically disadvantaged teens wishing to seek help
  • Burial Fund to help community members who have lost loved ones to suicide with burial expenses

All of the Foundations Board and Members are VOLUNTEERS and receive no profit of any kind. They simply want to see the teens of the community get the help they need in hopes that another family doesn’t have to go through the tragedy of losing someone they love to suicide.