Jared Padalecki who plays young brother Sam Winchester on Supernatural is no stranger to raising awareness for non profits and charities. Currently Jared Padalecki along with his co-star wife Genevieve Cortese who plays a demon named Ruby recently announced on FB their support for GIRL UP organization, who’s mission is to unite girls to change the world and to make dreams a reality. The limited edition bracelets were designed by Genevieve and their friend Caity Lotz. Inscribed on the bracelets are the words “Nevertheless, She Persisted”.
In the past Jared Padalecki has raised awareness for suicide and depression. In 2015 he created a T-Shirt Campaign “Always Keep Fighting” partnering with Supernatural co-star Jensen Ackles and raised funds through Represent to support “To Write Love On Her Arms” , an organization dedicated to help those struggling with depression, addiction, suicide, and self-injury.
I don’t want somebody to wake up and say, “Don’t give up today — I hope this isn’t the day I get beaten down.” I want somebody to wake up and brush their teeth and think to themselves like, “Today’s not going to be easy. Today’s going to be a fight, but I’m going to fight.”- Jared Padalecki
Jared Padalecki has been open about his struggle with depression and has shared his struggles with his fans and the world. Strength through his own vulnerability is the ultimate expression of strength and love. A celebrity who is showing his platform to give back and raise awareness so that lives can be inspired and saved.
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