Following the tragic death of designer Kate Spade on June 5 2018, Kate Spade New York foundation just made a major move in support of mental health awareness causes.
The Kate Spade New York Foundation has announced to donate $1 million to mental health awareness causes and suicide prevention. The company’s announcement came one day before the designers funeral.
Kate Spade New York, along with the donations will also host a Global Mental Health Awareness Day for the employees in regional offices and corporate. The objective of this event is to raise awareness of mental health, call attention to the warning signs, and encourage immediate treatments for those in need.
Designer Kate Spade, who took over the fashion industry with her vibrant and colorful accessories and handbags was found unresponsive in her NYC apartment on June 5. Her death was ruled a suicide.