Get Involved!

Get Involved!

Become a Member

Yellow Ribbon depends on membership support to help us work toward removing the stigma associated with suicide. Together, the work and dedication of our Members, Chapters and affiliates to suicide prevention are making a difference, and lives are being saved. We look forward to having you as a part of our network.

Benefits of Membership

  • Discounts (20%) on YR merchandise.
  • Right to use Yellow Ribbon Program and its materials for education and awareness.
  • Chapter representative on the International Chapter Council.
  • Listing on the International website.
  • Member Portal for secure access to regularly updated Program Materials.

Your membership helps us update records and have better standardization throughout Yellow Ribbon. Your work is important to us so Become a Member today!

If we can be of any assistance, please contact: 303-429-3530 or email ask4help@yellowribbon.org. Your membership certificate will be mailed.

Certified Yellow Ribbon Trainer

Youth and Adults are able to & encouraged to become a Certified YR Trainer.  Trainers have participated in the 2-day YR TTT.  Trainers are required to renew & re-certify every 2-years.  A Trainer is Certified to use the YR Ask-4-Help!® & Be-A-Link!® trainings within their community, they are not certified to train other trainers.  The Fee for Trainers/Re-certification is the 2-Day Training Fee.  Certified Trainers will be listed on the YRI Website. 

*All Chapters & Certified Trainers must be approved by LFL/YRI


FEE Structure: 

Initial Membership

  • 501 (c) 3 – $350*  
  • Multi-Site – $300
  • Single Site – $150 
  • Single Site/Youth – $50

* Renewal Membership (due annually based on budget)

Email: Adding an @yellowribbon.org email is recommended &/or required in the case of some Chapters, depending on their structure and level of involvement.  This is an additional $120/year.

them that you will be here for them, or will go with them, if they want.

Chapters

Chapters are an approved ‘extension’ of Yellow Ribbon in a specified community/area/location.  Chapters can do fundraising and accept donations, however, unless they hold a tax-exempt status, donations are not recognized for tax deduction benefits.  

    501 (c) 3 – $350* – YR int’l is an IRS recognized Coordinating 501c3 and can assist chapters obtaining tax-exempt status through the YR group #.

    Multi-Site – $300 – Works with resources within several sites i.e. multiple schools in a District, Regional Hospitals, etc. 

    Single Site – $150 – Works with resources within the site i.e. school, church, service club, etc. 

   Youth – $50 – typically a school or youth group.  Required to have 1 primary adult advisor (preferably a YR Certified Trainer).

Requirements – 

  • Submit Quarterly Reports through the YR Web (coming early 2022) 
  • Renew Membership Annually with Annual Report (including budget report). 
  • Abide by the Operational Use Agreement. 
  • Have at least 1 Youth on Chapter Board

Benefits – 

  • 20% discount on YRI Store Merchandise 
  • Tech support from YRI (or Master Chapter)
  • Seat on International Chapter Council
  • Chapter Portal Section on YRI Web – providing access to training materials & updates (coming early 2022)
View Our Chapter Page
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Become a Potential Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in the Yellow Ribbon Suicide Prevention (International Office). Without our volunteers our program would not be possible. Whatever opportunity you decide to volunteer for, just know you are making a huge difference in the lives of people who have been affected by suicide loss or attempts, bullying or mental health issues.

Volunteer Opportunities

Duties can include: bundling Ask4Help Cards, phone calls (no crisis calls), data entry, preparing information kits, assisting social media and/or web master.

Duties can include: set-up & breakdown, registration, silent and live auction help, preparing information kits, assisting social media and/or web master.

Duties can include: set-up & break down (includes food table setup/breakdown), registration (and/or data entry prior to/after training), picking up food/beverages. Tasks can vary from training to training.  Note: Volunteers may attend the training as a participant when working as a volunteer for that training —  ask for more information.

You can assist by joining our work groups; supporting speakers and/or speaking at schools, churches, communities.  Delivering Ask4Help Cards and other materials and by helping to fund-raise for the cause or by joining a special event committee to help us with event planning and logistics.

Founded In
1994

To volunteer, fill out the Volunteer Application below and email, or mail, your application to Yellow Ribbon. We will be in touch with you after we receive your application to let you know about current volunteer opportunities and to set up an interview.  Volunteer opportunities are based on availability.  If the volunteer opportunity you are interested in is filled, you’ll be placed on a waiting list.

Again, thank you for your interest in our program. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Karen Green, Volunteer Coordinator 303-429-3530, Ask4help@yellowribbon.org

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International Youth Council

Sharing Ideas, Suggestions, and Dreams

Yellow Ribbon began because of youth and their desire to make sure their friends knew how to get help if they needed it.  Youth have always had a voice in Yellow Ribbon.

Are you between the ages of 14-23? 

Are you passionate about conveying the message that
“It’s OK To Ask 4 Help!®” and the mission of Yellow Ribbon?

Are you someone others would say is full of integrity? 

Please fill out the form below if you’re interested in joining the
Yellow Ribbon International Youth Council.  
Contact us if you have any questions. 

PROCESS

Start A YR Program In Your Area

STEP ONE:
Training

Attend (or host) a Yellow Ribbon Training!

STEP TWO: ORDER & DISTRIBUTE

Order & Distribute cards and information to youth!  Make cards available by easy access. Make sure youth know the cards are free!

STEP THREE: CONTACT

 Contact schools, churches and youth centers/groups with introduction flyers and schedule meetings and assemblies for presentations.

STEP FOUR: WEAR A YELLOW RIBBON

So that you will be recognized as someone who cares and will help. Enameled yellow ribbon pins are available for purchase from the store.

STEP FIVE: SOCIAL MEDIA/WEB

Put a Yellow Ribbon on your web site, on your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & other social networking sites and ask others to do the same.

*Call or email the office and we can help walk you through getting the program in your community.

Contact Us

PO Box 644
Westminster, CO 80036

Mailing Address

Westminster Public Schools
Hidden Lake HS
7300 Lowell Blvd. #35-35A
Westminster, CO 80030

Physical Address