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2012 VolAware Street Fair

2012 VolAware Street Fair poster

You’re invited! All students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the sixth annual VolAware Street Fair on Wednesday, October 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Pedestrian Walkway.

Activities include chair massages, yoga, mindfulness, biofeedback, arts and crafts, games, QPR (Question, Persuade, and Refer) suicide prevention training, and opportunities to visit informational booths from campus and local area mental health and wellness representatives. The Street Fair is also a great opportunity for students to learn about local internships and career opportunities in the helping professions.

All events are free and open to everyone on campus. Free snacks will be available. Check out the full schedule!


If you would like to have a booth in the VolAware Street Fair please click here and fill in your organization's information. We will be in contact with you before the fair about parking, set up, take down, etc.

2012 VolAware Street Fair Sponsors

Gold Level Sponsors

QPR Institute

Silver Level Sponsors

Cornerstone of Recovery

Moonpointe: A Focus Center for Eating Disorders

UT Dining Services

Law Office of Stephen A. Burroughs

Bronze Level Sponsors

UT Bookstore

UT UCopy

Sponsor the 2012 VolAware Street Fair!

As a service to our community, we host the VolAware Street Fair with the following goals:

  • Decreasing the stigma of mental health issues
  • Promoting emotional well-being and coping through life skills development
  • Prevention and early intervention of mental health problems
  • Providing the community with skills to intervene when someone they know is in distress
  • Promoting suicide prevention and education
  • Enhancing education and awareness about the importance of mental health and overall well-being
  • Enhancing community collaboration 

The Street Fair isn’t possible without the generous support of our sponsors! We are very interested in having your organization join us at this event, and we would appreciate your fullest consideration in supporting our efforts and hosting a booth at the Street Fair. A covered event table would be provided for your use, and you would be free to bring any materials to decorate it as you wish. Lunch for all Street Fair booth participants will be provided.

VolAware Street Fair Levels of Official Sponsorship

Gold ($2,000 donation)

  • Choice of a Street Fair event to notably sponsor
  • Advertisement through VolAware website, press release, posters, & T-shirt
  • Free Street Fair booth

Silver ($1,000 donation)

  • Advertisement through VolAware website, press release, posters, & T-shirt
  • Free Street Fair booth

Bronze ($500 donation)

  • Advertisement through VolAware website & posters
  • Free street fair booth

To become a sponsor or for more information, contact Dr. Connie S. Briscoe at 865-974-2196.