Surviving The Color 5K run and walk

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – More than 500 people were doused in colored powder on Saturday to help give others a voice.

Surviving the Color 5K Run took place at Deming Park as a way to draw awareness to the issue of suicide in the community.

It also gives survivors a voice in order to help others who may be struggling.

“It’s a day to remember those who’ve been lost to suicide, but it’s also a celebration of life, because as survivors we live on,” explained Tammy Connor, Team of Mercy.

The run/walk on Saturday raised funds for Team of Mercy, a non-profit organization that helps those in the community who have survived suicide attempts.

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