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Kate Spade Brand to Donate $1 Million for Suicide Prevention

Kate Spade New York, the brand founded by the late Kate Spade, has announced a donation to help suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes.

“in honor of our company founder, Kate Spade, our foundation is donating over $1 million to suicide prevention and mental health awareness causes, starting with $250,000 to the @crisistextline. From june 20 through june 29, 2018, the Kate Spade New York foundation will also match public donations made to the crisis text line, up to the amount of $100,000. to make your donation, please go to thank you for your generosity and support,” the brand announced on Instagram.

Kate tragically passed away from suicide at the age of 55 earlier this month. Our continued thoughts are with her loved ones.

David Spade Donates $100,000 to National Alliance on Mental Illness Following Kate Spade's Death

David Spade is using his platform to raise awareness for an important cause.

The 53-year-old actor and comedian donated $100,000 to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), People reported on Thursday (June 13).

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The donation comes after his sister-in-law Kate Spade‘s tragic death due to suicide.

“More people suffer from mental health issues than we may realize but no one should ever feel ashamed to reach out for support,” David said in a statement.

For information on how to donate to the cause, visit

Jada Pinkett Smith Opens Up About Having Suicidal Thoughts 'Often'

Jada Pinkett Smith is opening up about mental health and making the brave reveal that she had, at one time in her life, had suicidal thoughts “often.”

The 46-year-old actress revealed on her Instagram account in a tribute to Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, who both died from suicide last week.

“With the suicides of Kate and Anthony it brought up feelings of when I was in such despair and had considered the same demise…often. In the years I spent towards my healing, many moons ago, I realized the mind and heart can be extremely delicate without the foundation of a formidable spirit. What I eat, what I watch on TV, what music I listen to, how I care for my body, my spiritual practice, what people I surround myself with, the amount of stress I allow and so on… either contribute to or deteriorate my mental health. Mental health is a daily practice for me. It’s a practice of deep self-love,” Jada wrote. “May Kate and Anthony Rest In Peace. Many may not understand… but I do, and this morning I have the deepest gratitude that I pulled through.”

Kate Spade's Cause of Death Confirmed as Suicide

Kate Spade‘s death has officially been confirmed by the Medical Examiner as a suicide.

The Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the cause of death to the New York Times on Thursday morning (June 7).

On Tuesday (June 5), Kate was found dead at her New York City home, where it was reported that she committed suicide by hanging.

If you missed it, Kate‘s husband, Andy Spade, released a statement this week after her sudden and tragic passing.

Our continued thoughts are with Kate’s loved ones during this difficult time.