iFred engages with individuals, celebrities and organizations to rebrand depression using the sunflower as the international symbol to help educate, support, and encourage treatment for depression.
Gardens for Hope and Fields for Hope Campaigns
These campaigns encourage individuals, organizations, businesses, and communities to plant sunflowers to shine a light of hope on depression. Sunflowers may be planted virtually and physically to help build awareness, end stigma, and encourage treatment.
Schools for Hope
Schools for Hope is a project targeting 5th grade students designed specifically to teach HOPE. We do this through a research based curriculum of lessons, stories and activities which explore the concrete actions one can take to create their own hopeful attitude.
Artworks for Hope
Artworks for Hope is a project that uses the sunflower as a positive symbol of Hope helping to eliminate the stigma of depression around the world. You can shine your light of hope on depression by using various expressions of art to help raise awareness in your community.