CLEVELAND.COM: Josh Ruminski raises money for suicide prevention through candle company: Makers 2017
By Ginger Christ, The Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Seventeen-year-old Josh Ruminski launched Happy Thoughts Candle Co. to illuminate the struggles of those battling with mental health. A suicide survivor, the high school student suffers from anxiety and depression.
A portion of the proceeds from each sale of the all-natural soy wax candles is donated to a suicide prevention charity.
"I started my candle company to help others and to show them that they are not alone in their fight," Ruminski said.
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