Bridgewatch New Year's Day 2019

When
Tue Jan 1
Where
Golden Gate Bridge
Time
10:00 AM
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Description

The Bridgewatch Angels will dedicate New Year's Day 2019 to saving lives on the Golden Gate Bridge. We are seeking compassionate volunteers to greet everyone with smiles while bringing hope to those feeling depressed and suicidal. Our primary focus will be to engage individuals on the bridge who are walking alone, displaying negative body posture, or lingering mid-span. The Golden Gate Bridge remains the number one suicide destination in the world. There were 22 confirmed suicides from Jan-Sept this year and 142 more came to the bridge to end their lives but were stopped by the CHP, Bridge District Police, and the Bridgewatch Angels volunteers. New Year's Day Bridgewatch will be from 10am to 2pm. Register on Eventbrite and please include your email so we can communicate with you regarding logistical information (location, times, parking, rideshare options, and what to bring with you). We will also send you some training information to help you prepare for the orientation. Volunteers should arrive to the Bridge Cafe (San Francisco Welcome Center) no later than 9:30am. A mandatory orientation will begin promptly at 10am so we ask you to arrive 30 minutes early to park and use the facilities/purchase snacks. The Bridgewatch Angels Trainers will greet you and provide you with the materials you will need. After registering on Eventbrite, please select "going" on the Bridgewatch Angels Facebook New Year's Day event page to receive newsfeed updates with meeting location, times, parking, ride share options, and helpful tips to plan your day with us. Due to the nature of the work and safety precautions, volunteers MUST be at least 18 years of age and must be able to volunteer for the ENTIRE event (2pm). We would be very appreciative if you would share our New Year's Day 2018 event on your social media and tell your family and friends. We love newcomers! Bridgewatch New Year's Day Facebook event page:
https://www.facebook.com/events/2126614274068028/

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  1. Golden Gate Bridge Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA