News and Events
Teens and Social Media Event
May 29, 2015

Thank you everyone who attended the Teens and Social Media event at the SpringPark clubhouse. We were honored to host Judge Susan Hawk, Dallas County District Attorney and Hillary Blake, Assistant DA. Judge Hawk and her team provided an extremely informative look at the different applications commonly used by teens, how they are used, and […]

Lucy’s Dream
May 28, 2015

I dreamt that Sadie said she was back from her trip to heaven, she saw the stars, the beautiful light and green grass. Sadie said: “Do you want to come and see the stars Lucy?” I said, “We’re not allowed to, but maybe someday.”


Who: Dallas DA, Judge Susan Hawk What: Teens and Social Media When: Thursday, May 28, 7:00 PM Where: SpringPark Clubhouse, 3330 Springpark Way, Garland, TX 75044 The Sadie Walker Foundation and the SpringPark Board of Directors are hosting Dallas County District Attorney, Judge Susan Hawk, to speak to on the issues and dangers regarding teens […]

New Friends
May 24, 2015

Welcome to all visitors redirected from NBC5DFW after watching the piece by Scott Gordon. Please add your name to our list of friends. Send us stories. Post comments. Follow us on Twitter. They do not own the Internet. This is your home too. More than one person has told us told us this has a […]


Do you know what your children do online? When asked, 70% of children say no. Moreover — unlike restaurants, churches, and schools — social media platforms are not required to maintain a child-safe environment for their patrons. We have partnered with the developers of My Mobile Watchdog to help provide parents with tools they need to […]


After Norma’s participation in the Walk out of Darkness, we were contacted Alexis O’Brien from the AFSP about possibly sharing our story with a wider audience. Through Alexis, we were contacted by Kristin Fawcett, a reporter for US News and World Report. The story was published today, and can be found online by clicking here. We’d […]


  Scott Gordon from the local Dallas NBC affiliate spoke with David, Norma, and Coach Weaver. We discussed Sadie, her death, and what we all discovered in the days that followed. We feel it is important to tell this story because the subject of teen suicide is so vastly under reported. Did you know that in […]

Thank you RHS and BSE parents
May 5, 2015

Thank you parents and teachers of Richardson High School and Big Springs Elementary for taking time to listen to our story and to discuss social media and teen health. Please take a moment to add your names to our list of supporters and stop by often.


FAQ: My child is harming herself. I am scared that if I tell the school counselor they will think I am a bad parent and they will take my child away from me. What do I do? Answer: Fear is your enemy here. You are not a bad parent and they will not take your […]


I participated in the Overnight Walk to Prevent Suicide. The stories were compelling and heartbreaking but at the same time hopeful. My SpringPark Community carried me through the Walk, with strength and encouragement. Every color of beaded necklace was available, but I wore the white color beaded necklace which signifies the loss of a child. […]