An effort to help people struggling with mental health issues is turning Freehold Raceway Mall purple.

On Friday, CFC Loud N Clear Foundation, in partnership with Freehold Raceway Mall, is hosting a free event called Painting the Mall Purple for Mental Health & Recovery Awareness. It will run from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and feature speakers, music, yoga and information from 50 different community resources.