A Foundation that is “For The Kids, Through The Kids & By The Kids”

Working together to create a culture where it’s “Okay to not be okay – so let’s talk about it – It’s What Life Teammates Do!


Will To Live Life Teammates

The Will-To-Live Foundation

Raising Awareness of Teen Suicide
Increasing Education Around Mental Health
Delivering Hope to Teens Everywhere

The Will To Live Foundation is dedicated to preventing teen suicide by improving the lives and the ‘Will To Live’ of teenagers everywhere through education about mental health and encouraging them to recognize the love and hope that exists in each other.

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The Will To Live Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity
Life Teammates®

Life Teammates®

The Will To Live Foundation, in keeping with its mission of working with and through the kids of our community to help them improve their Will To Live – has introduced the “Life Teammates” program.

They are your Life Friends – always there for you – and you always there for them! On & Off The Field!

What is A Life Teammate? See Will To Live Founder, John Trautwein’s explanation here (3 minutes)!


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Fun Facts About The Will To Live Foundation!
$1.8 Million
Funds raised through our events for suicide prevention
High Schools funded with the Signs of Suicide (SOS) Program
Life Teammate "Love Ya Man" wristbands across America
Scholarships awarded to seniors - voted by their peers

Since the foundation was formed, close to $2.0M has been raised, by the kids!  An incredible achievement!  Spreading a positive message of love and hope that not only raises awareness of depression and teen suicide in their communities, but helps them understand the power that they have to deliver hope to each other!

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The Will to Live Foundation's Message of Hope

A video made by Marcus Wei describing the message of the Will to Live Foundation, a charity located in Johns Creek, GA dedicated to preventing teen suicide.

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My Living Will

My Living Will

A Father’s Story of Loss & Hope

MY LIVING WILL is a candid and inspirational story by the Will To Live Foundation’s co-founder, John Trautwein. A journey that begins when the Trautwein family awoke to the heartbreaking discovery that their teenage son had completed suicide.

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