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The Jacob Wheeler Foundation was founded by Bill, Lisa and Abigail Wheeler in memory of their son and brother, Jacob Wheeler. Jacob tragically died on January 1, 2014 at the age of 15. He was active in soccer and swimming earning Academic All-State recognition in 2014 for both sports. He was a sensitive and compassionate person who tried to remain out of the limelight.
Suicide is not chosen. It happens when the pain exceeds the ability to cope.
The Jacob Wheeler Foundation provides memorial scholarships and support to the community through activities that promote suicide awareness and prevention and offer survivor support.
Founded in memory of Jacob Wheeler
The Jacob Wheeler Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization.
The Jacob Wheeler Foundation beginnings have been made possible through the gifts of "everlasting friendships". Love and memories shared from generations past and extending to generations forward. We are forever grateful for family and friends much needed in this effort.