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Kate Spade's brother-in-law donates money to those affected by mental illness

IANS  |  New York 

has donated $100,000 to help those affected by mental illness after sister-in-law Kate's at age 55.

According to, the actor and comedian, 53, has made a $100,000 donation to the on Mental Illness (NAMI).

"More people suffer from mental health issues than we may realize but no one should ever feel ashamed to reach out for support," said David.

"If you or anyone you know is in need of help or guidance please contact the national prevention hotline at or go to org to learn more and help those who may be in need," he added.

is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions affected by mental illness through educational programs and support groups.

On June 5, Kate's family, friends and fans were shocked to learn a arrived to find alone and unresponsive in the bedroom of her Manhattan apartment. The New York City's medical examiner's office officially declared the designer's death a two days later.



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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 10:56 IST