Save A Life Gala 2018 Honoring Eddie Tully – 3/9/18
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide.
The Philadelphia Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP)
honors an individual making a difference and saving lives in the community at its annual
Save a Life Gala. This year, AFSP names Eddie Tully as its Lifesaver of the Year, a
humanitarian award created in memory of Anthony Siciliano. Siciliano was a young man
who championed the underdog and helped others find their way in the darkness.
Tully, a native of South Philadelphia, lost his brother Chris to suicide in 2015. Since then,
he has supported anti-bullying programs in Philadelphia and most recently launched a
suicide prevention social media campaign designed to educate people on ASFP’s
Past Life Saver of the Year Award recipients include Philadelphia Paparazzo HughE Dillon
and national suicide prevention advocate Kevin Hines.
Purchase tickets online at www.afsp.org/phillygala