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Dedicated to its mission of supporting arts programs at mental health and arts organizations, the foundation is establishing an Artist in Residence (AIR) program called Nathaniel’s Place.

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Sunday, December 08, 2013

NAAF Offers T-Shirt Sales for New Fundraising Opportunity

NAAF T-ShirtWe are excited to announce our new fundraising opportunity! You can help the Nathaniel Anthony Ayers Foundation and get yourself a great T-shirt at the same time. Buy several for gifts, since it’s the holiday season! Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used to select an agency that has a history of serving the mentally ill. The agency selected will provide personal hygiene products, a journal and pen to encourage the consumer to write as a method of expression ...

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Community Mental Health Act

Jennifer Ayers-Moore NAAF Founder and Executive Director Jennifer Ayers-Moore spoke to a full house on October 29, 2013, in Lancaster, PA, as Mental Health America of Lancaster County celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Community Mental Health Act signed by President John F. Kennedy. Jennifer shared the story of her family’s challenges when her brother Nathaniel became ill, which halted his education at Juilliard and his dreams of becoming a successful classical musician. She shared how he is doing now, how he has grown and what she would like to see for the future in the mental health community.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Woman fights stigma attached to mental illness

Jennifer Ayers' Moore An Indiana newspaper recently featured our own Jennifer Ayers-Moore, Founder and Executive Director of the Nathaniel Anthony Ayers Foundation. The Post-Tribune interviewed Jennifer in connection with her speaking at an event in Hobart, Indiana—the Edgewater Systems for Balanced Living’s sixth annual Northwest Indiana Mental Health Awareness Luncheon and Awards Celebration on May 16.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

“HEAR the MUSIC” JAM Session a Birthday Success

Nathaniel's Birthday Cake, 2013 I would like to express my sincerest gratitude to Professor Ron Borczon, Director of the Music Therapy Wellness Clinic, California State University Northridge, and Helen Dolas, Founder/CEO of Arts & Services for Disabled, Inc. Because of their effort and concern we were able to collaborate and quickly pull together a fabulous “HEAR the MUSIC” JAM Session and birthday celebration for my brother, Nathaniel, who prefers to be called Tony Ocean at this time.

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