2023 Skate4Life Event & Skate Competition

The 11th Annual Skate4Life event is set for Sunday, October 15th, at Marsh Creek Park in Raleigh! Please plan to join us as we celebrate life and promote awareness of depression and suicide resources and support, with music, vendors, food, prizes, and the skateboard competition!  This event means so much to not only the skaters, but all of the Board Members and families involved. Please always continue to support each other and reach out if you are struggling. Speak. LIVE. Skate. Much Love, Your Skate4Life Family <3 We hope to see you on October 15th!

Skate4Life 2023

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Help fund our annual event and fuel our year-round goal of promoting depression and suicide prevention awareness and support.

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What is Skate4Life?

Learn about our non-profit organization, including the Skate4Life story, our mission, and goals.

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Memorial for Dylan

A Non-Profit Organization

Skate4Life has evolved into more than just a skateboarding event. Based in Raleigh, NC, we are a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization with the purpose of celebrating life, promoting awareness for suicide prevention, and educating families on the signs of depression and suicide.

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Skaters at the Skate4Life Event

11th Annual Skate4Life Event

The annual Skate4Life event is held every May in memory of James “Dylan” McNeill and Cody Nelson Arrington, two local Raleigh skateboarders and close friends who took their lives in 2011. This free event and skateboarding competition is a celebration of life — a day filled with love, fun, food and family.

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We Need You!

Skate4Life is growing and we can use the support of our local businesses and community. If you would like to get involved in planning events, volunteer at our events or sponsor/donate, please contact us using the online Contact Form.

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