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Art of Being ME

The Burrell Foundation, in collaboration with artist Randy Bacon, is proud to present the Art of Being ME movement.


Through his 7 Billion Ones series, Bacon has used multimedia storytelling to raise awareness about homelessness, Down syndrome, domestic violence, and other harsh realities in our communities. The Art of Being ME exhibit, sponsored by the Burrell Foundation, will showcase personal stories of more than 20 individuals who have lived experience with mental health conditions or diagnoses.


The Burrell Foundation hopes this powerful, meaningful art will educate the community about mental health, normalize the experiences of those who live with challenges, and inspire others to share their stories. It will be unveiled to the public on June 4, 2022 at Randy Bacon's studio in Springfield, Mo.

Learn more about the public unveiling.

Creating communities that promote mental well-being and enrich lives.

As the charitable arm for Burrell Behavioral Health, the Burrell Foundation has a passion for helping our communities and a heart for the underserved.

Our Mission: We support the advancement of behavioral health and inspire hope in our communities through connection, advocacy and philanthropy

Our Vision: To create communities that promote mental well-being and enrich lives

Our Values: These fundamental pillars represent our commitment to those we serve: Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, and Accessibility

Events & Campaigns

The Burrell Foundation partners with businesses and communities to raise funds and awareness for mental health. Learn more about our recent events and campaigns here.

What We're Up To
A lake near Burrell Behavioral Health at dusk

Gabrielle Martin (pictured on the right) serves as the Executive Director of the Burrell Foundation. She has more than 15 years of experience in marketing, communications and event management with previous employment at Hickory Hills Country Club, Southern Supply Companies, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and Mansion America Theatre. To reach Gabrielle, email gabrielle.martin@burrellcenter.com.


Janelle Reed (pictured on the left) serves as the Foundation's Associate Director. She previously served as the Director of Development at Victory Mission and is the Founder of SingleMomzRock, an organization that served single mom’s in the 417 area for 10 years before merging with The Life of a Single Mom in February 2022. To contact Janelle, email janelle.reed@burrellcenter.com.

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Contact the Burrell Foundation

The Burrell Foundation exists to support the advancement of mental health and inspire hope in communities through connection, advocacy and philanthropy. Are you interested in furthering the cause of behavioral health through donations or a corporate sponsorship? Please email us today or call 833-761-GIVE!

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Southwest Missouri: 1-800-494-7355


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