Thanks to everyone that came out & supported this event. The turn out was HUGE, we sold over 500 tickets!! The event raised over $6,000.00! The best part is the amount of lives that will be saved and changed because of this!
The Addiction and Recovery Awareness Music Fest was held on July 15th in Westminster, Maryland, to shed light on the dangers of opioid addiction. The family-friendly event showcased eight musical acts and four speakers with the goal to spread awareness about the opioid epidemic that is not only affecting Maryland, but states across the nation.
Learn more about the Music Fest from various news outlets:
Following are a selection of videos and photos from the evening:
What an incredible day! Running For Recovery 2017 couldn't have been better. The weather was perfect, the love and support was flowing and everyone had a genuinely great time! I am overcome with emotion as I continue to see how my beautiful son Robert continues to live on through helping others.
Thank you to everyone who came out today and thank you to everyone who helped to make this event a success.
We will see everyone June 9, 2018!
Following are a mix of images from our supporters and participants, thank you for sharing so many wonderful shots of Running For Recovery!
Thank you to everyone for all of the help, donations, generosity and love. I am overcome with emotion, and as always, it's very bittersweet. Rob's death continues to teach me what is important and what really matters. Reclaiming My Life.... A place for new beginnings.
There were easily over 200 people and we walked loud and proud down the street!!
Until next year, let's continue to "Say Nope to Dope"!
In his recent tour through Carroll County, Gov. Larry Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford both acknowledge the difficulty of changing the course of the heroin and opioid addiction epidemic...
These Raffles are important for this fundraiser. If you want to help, this is the way to do it. Each raffle gives you a chance to come to this dinner and get autographs and pictures. And DINNER... this is prior to the vigil. If you don't win you're giving to a good cause.
Over 50 people into treatment so far.
People YOU know have benefited.
Thank you Elizabeth, Amanda and Jude....
We were so very touched that these three siblings set up a lemonade stand to raise money for Rising Above Addiction. Wow!!!! This is AWESOME stuff!!