United Way of Denton County will fight for children’s health this weekend, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 19 at the Denton County Courthouse on the Square.
Flight to Freedom is a family-friendly event during Mental Health Awareness Month to raise awareness and reduce the stigma about children’s mental health in Denton County. Denton County Behavioral Health Leadership Team in partnership with United Way of Denton County is partnering with the Wellness Alliance for Total Children’s Health (WATCH), led by Cook Children’s, to host this community event which includes family games tournaments, photo booth, arts & crafts stations and a community art project.
A highlight of the event is the “My Feelings Are A Work of Art” Youth Art Gallery featuring 78 pieces of artwork and literature from local youth representing eight different cities across Denton County. Winning pieces of artwork and literature can be viewed online at www.watchdenton.or/kids-and-teens/art-contest.