Events

JAF’s 8th Annual Running to Remember Josh

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JAF’s our minds matter presentation to Fairfax County’s Student Advisory Council (SAC)

JAF Executive Director, Lauren Anderson, presented our minds matter to the FCPS Student Advisory Council in November 2016 and January 2017. SAC, the Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council is composed of student representatives from every high school in the county. The council meets once a month to discuss issues affecting students and at the end of the […]

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JAF’s 5th Anniversary Event

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Langley High School Bake Sale for JAF!

A group of Langley High School students held a bake sale, during which $460 was raised for JAF! It’s not too late to donate–click here to do so!  

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March 12, 2016: Run for Josh

This was our seventh year running in Josh’s memory, and with over 30 runners, we were able to raise over $25,000! It’s not too late to contribute! Click here if you would like to donate! Thank you to all who supported our cause! It is with all your help that we can continue promoting mental […]

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November 5, 2015: The 2nd Annual Joshua Ball!

The 2nd Annual Joshua Ball Beautifully Showcased JAF’s Growth & Impact The 2nd Annual Joshua Ball was a huge success – with tickets selling out and JAF raising over $60,000 – almost doubling its profit from last year’s event! Over 180 people came out on the unseasonably warm evening of November 5th, 2015 to Top […]

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August 1, 2015: The Summer Benefit Concert, featuring Plexus!

JAF’s Summer Benefit Concert this past Saturday was a huge success with approximately 90 people (of all ages!) attending and over $1,500 raised for JAF! The concert took place at the Iota Club & Cafe, a perfectly cozy venue for enjoying the great live music by Plexus–see the pictures below. Big thanks to all our supporters for coming […]

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March 14, 2015: 6th Annual Running to Remember Josh Fundraiser

The 6th Annual Running to Remember Josh Fundraiser was a great success, despite the rain! We are so very close to reaching our goal of $30,000 and it’s not too late to donate! CLICK HERE if you would like to contribute! A BIG THANKS to everyone who donated and came out to support our runners! […]

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October 23rd, 2014: The Joshua Ball!

The Joshua Ball was a great success!   The Josh Anderson Foundation’s first formal fall fundraiser was held at Top of the Town in Arlington, VA on October 23rd, 2014. 150 JAF supporters gathered to celebrate the foundation’s accomplishments in mental health awareness education! We were lucky to have guest speakers Jack Saunders, a senior […]

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April 10, 2014: JAF receives CrisisLink’s 2014 Impact Award!

The Josh Anderson Foundation received CrisisLink’s 2014 Impact Award, which recognizes individuals or organizations making an impact in our region in the area of suicide education and prevention.  The award was presented during CrisisLink’s LinkUp and Live Gala and Auction on April 10, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton in Pentagon City. Watch the footage of Lauren […]

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