Alex Taylor, the heart behind the BrightKind Foundation, was driven to action by a personal loss. Alex’s uncle, Justin Glenn Young, tragically passed away from complications related to his prolonged mental health struggles. This painful experience ignited Alex’s mission to support mental health care and awareness. The BrightKind Foundation funds mental health research, conducts community outreach, and provides education to dismantle stigmas and encourage understanding. Through the BrightKind Foundation, Alex honours Justin’s memory by fostering a future where mental health struggles are faced with empathy, support, and care.