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About $ 75.000 was raised this weekend to support youth initiatives, mental health, including businesses, developed after a 14-year-old Daron Richardson committed suicide last year, kept Sens Foundation.

Do it for Daron youth mental night was launched Saturday night's game and Bell Sensational Ride & Glide on Mental Health was held Sunday.

Conservative $ 35.000 raised at DIFD Running is part of $ 100.000 guarantee that the Sens Foundation to support the Royal Ottawa Foundation for early detection of mental health and intervention programs for adolescents.

The remaining $ 40.000 was raised at the event Sunday, which allowed participants to ride at Scotiabank Place and the opportunity to meet some of the Sens captain Daniel Alfredsson.

Also the money will go to drug treatment for young people in new housing, family and aftercare programs for the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre, and mental health centers and walk-in clinic at the Bureau of Youth.

Sens Foundation and Ottawa Senators have agreed to hold annual DIFD Youth Mental Health Awareness Night after Ottawa Senators' assistant coach Luke (father of Daron's) Richardson and his family expressed their desire to create an open dialogue about mental health.

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