Posted By: Jackie Swanson (June 10, 2021)
Kiersten's Ride is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing hope and healing through suicide prevention programs in Northern Lower Michigan. We are committed to raising awareness in our community so that future acts of suicide may be prevented.
Lisa and Dave Clavier lost their daughter Kiersten to suicide at the young age of 17. They wanted to honor Kiersten's memory...Kiersten's Ride was born out of tragedy and loss, but also out of love and hope.
Kirsten's Ride Board of Directors:
Lisa Clavier: President (Mother)
Dave Clavier: Vice President (Father)
Karen Burks: Secretary (Aunt)
Dawn Burks: Treasurer (Aunt)
Stephanie Clavier: Sister
Dr. Michael Lucido: Clinical Psychologist
Meghan Meyer: EMS Director Jordan Valley EMS
Trooper Corey Hebner: Michigan State Police
Denise Shea: Veteran's Rep
Yearly fundraiser ride: Every August
Training Offered: Yellow Ribbon; ASIST (applied suicide intervention skills training); SafeTalk (suicide alertness)