Appleton high school students create 2-1-1 PSA

APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) -- On Tuesday, Appleton High School Students who created a public service announcement for United Way Fox Cities 2-1-1 hotline, found out which video will air on WBAY-TV.

2-1-1 connects people to a number of services related to housing, food, and health.

Five teams of high school students who are part of Willems Student Marketing Team created :30 second PSAs in partnership with United Way Fox Cities and Leadership Fox Cities to highlight services the 2-1-1 hotline provides.

The winning team’s video will be used as a promotional item for the United Way.

The winning group's video highlighted what resources there are for teens struggling with mental health.

“I look back and wish I would have known about it, and I hope that by creating this PSA announcement, I will be able to help other kids reach out with this,” said Brianne DeLain, a senior at Appleton East High School.

The PSA will be aired on WBAY-TV.

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