J.R.'s Hunt; For Life
 
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MISSION STATEMENT

J.R.'s Hunt ; For Life is a non-profit organization located in casper Wyoming. It is our mission to bring awareness to and further prevent suicide throughout our community, our state, and our country. we offer a forum to survivors and those contemplating suicide to give them a platform to express their thoughts, their voice, and their need for help. We have filled our staff with like-minded individuals who have experienced or have been directly impacted by suicide. We actively work to break the silence and bring much needed awareness to mental illness, suicide and addiction. Mental illness, addiction, pain, and other conditions often lead to hopelessness and rash decisions and often result in suicide. It is our mission to reduce the overall stigma associated with suicide and mental illness thus opening the minds of our community to better understand and catch the early warning signs of suicide. we offer compassion, support and zero judgment. "Only God can judge me". to raise awareness We give away bracelets, pamphlets, offer support groups, personal calls, visits when needed, pay $20 towards a semi colon tattoo, offer car decals, and more.

visit: www.jrshuntforlife.org to join the movement.

 
 
 
 

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about us

Our son,  J.R Hunter died by suicide on June 3, 2015 and our lives have never be the same. J.R. was an avid hunter and outdoorsman, a hunting guide, a professional outdoor photographer and had many other interests. We miss our son more than words can say and do not wish this on anyone. Shortly after J.R's death we felt compelled to reach out to others directly impacted by suicide. During our outreach it became apparent to us that our mission in life was to bring awareness to and prevent future deaths by suicide. We began our journey with a forum on social media. This forum allowed for those impacted by suicide or those contemplating a safe, judgement free space to express their voice and reach out for help. While our community grew, as did our dedication to reach a bigger audience. We started a non-profit and appropriately named it, "J.R.'s Hunt ; For Life." Our non-profit actively works to bring awareness to and prevent suicide. In addition it has become our mission to break the silence and reduce the stigma of mental illness, addiction, and suicide. We offer compassion, support and ZERO judgments. Our son J.R had a tattoo that read, "Only God Can Judge Me," and that is the belief that we live by. We miss our son more than anything in this world, but it is with his name, his spirit, and his memory that we actively work to prevent this from happing again. 

 
 
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View a collection of J.R.'s photography below, or Visit jrhunterphotography.com

 
 

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Who We Are

 
Jenny Hunter   President    My name is Jenny Hunter and I am J.R.'s mother. I am a retired paralegal still working full time as an admin. I love hunting and the mountains. I have a BA in Psychology and a minor in Law.

Jenny Hunter
President

My name is Jenny Hunter and I am J.R.'s mother. I am a retired paralegal still working full time as an admin. I love hunting and the mountains. I have a BA in Psychology and a minor in Law.

James Hunter   Board Member    My name is Jim, and I am J.R.'s father. I am retired Stock car driver but still work as a CDL Driver. I am a Grandfather and love spending time with my grandchildren. Classic cars are my forte.  

James Hunter
Board Member

My name is Jim, and I am J.R.'s father. I am retired Stock car driver but still work as a CDL Driver. I am a Grandfather and love spending time with my grandchildren. Classic cars are my forte.  

Cortney Hunter-Anderson   Board Member   My brother was JR whom took his life in 2015. Jenny Hunter is my mom. I am 43 years old. I have two children 11, and 4 years old. My daughter is Sydney. My sons name is Krosby. My husband has played hockey since he was 3. Thus, my children are Sydney Crosby named after the NHL penguins player. I stay at home w my children and hope to one day see the positive outcome of this choice in their life. 

Cortney Hunter-Anderson
Board Member

My brother was JR whom took his life in 2015. Jenny Hunter is my mom. I am 43 years old. I have two children 11, and 4 years old. My daughter is Sydney. My sons name is Krosby. My husband has played hockey since he was 3. Thus, my children are Sydney Crosby named after the NHL penguins player. I stay at home w my children and hope to one day see the positive outcome of this choice in their life. 

Dodie Eskew   Board Member   My name is Dodie Eskew.  Suicide has effect our family greatly.  J.R. was my cousin.  I was 11 when he was born.  I can remember waiting and waiting for  J.R to make his grand entrance into this world.   It was one of my greatest memories.  I was blessed to get to spend a lot of time with J.R. and his sister helping look after them and make wonderful memories.  Suicide has been awful presence in our family.  My father took his life at 42, my cousins ex-husband also took his life, and  my cousin J.R. took his life at 37.  Our family story doesn't end there.   We are a family like many who deal with depression, addictions and mental illness.  We want to stop the hiding and bring awareness and help other!  Please won't you join us in helping break the silence.

Dodie Eskew
Board Member

My name is Dodie Eskew.  Suicide has effect our family greatly.  J.R. was my cousin.  I was 11 when he was born.  I can remember waiting and waiting for  J.R to make his grand entrance into this world.   It was one of my greatest memories.  I was blessed to get to spend a lot of time with J.R. and his sister helping look after them and make wonderful memories.  Suicide has been awful presence in our family.  My father took his life at 42, my cousins ex-husband also took his life, and  my cousin J.R. took his life at 37.  Our family story doesn't end there.   We are a family like many who deal with depression, addictions and mental illness.  We want to stop the hiding and bring awareness and help other!  Please won't you join us in helping break the silence.

Bryce Norcross   Board Member    I'm Bryce Norcross, 26 years old with a passion for the outdoors and helping those in need. Having lost many friends and family to suicide we are dedicated to breaking the silence and ending the stigmas associated with mental health and suicide.

Bryce Norcross
Board Member

I'm Bryce Norcross, 26 years old with a passion for the outdoors and helping those in need. Having lost many friends and family to suicide we are dedicated to breaking the silence and ending the stigmas associated with mental health and suicide.

 
 

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Donate!

Being a non-profit, we rely on donations to help us, help others. Donate today, to help us save the lives of the over 35+ thousand people who commit suicide every year.

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Contact Us

Whether to say hi or need someone to talk to, we are here to help. Fill out the forms below and we will get back to you! Need urgent help? Contact the National Suicide Hotline at 1.800.273.8255.

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