Stephen Ames Birthday Fundraiser

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Stephen lost his wife a little over a year ago. She was the Cofounder of This Is My Brave. Stephen continues to honor his wife by being a continued supporter to this amazing organization. For his birthday, Stephen has decided to create a fundraiser for Rising Above Addiction. Thank you Stephen for your kind words and your generosity on your Birthday. A good friend of mine, Tammy Lofink, lost her 18-year-old son Rob to a drug overdose just over 4 … Read More

Thank YOU: Shear Designs

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Thank you Shear Designs, in Westminster, for providing complimentary services to Reclaiming My Life Sober House girls. It is amazing to see how our community goes above and beyond to help people. If anyone is looking for a great, friendly place to get hair or nail services done, check out Shear Designs. If you mention Rising Above Addiction, they will donate 20% back to our organization. Phone: (410) 848-0660

Thank YOU: The Michael Griesser Group

Thank you to Michael Griesser. Not only is he giving a portion of every real estate transaction to Rising Above Addiction, he is also donating all of the salon supplies for Reclaiming My Life. And…. If you are in need of real estate services, call The Michael Griesser Team. PHONE: (443) 896-3886 EMAIL: Michael@Michaelgriessergroup.com

See RAA on “That Anita Live”

Thank you Anita for having me on your show. Your dedication to helping people overcome challenges is changing lives. It is a blessing and an honor to know you. Thank you for all that you do. Tammy Lofink is overcoming all the odds. She’s started two non-profit organizations and is a soldier in the war on drugs. She’s the co-founder of Rising Above Addiction and Reclaiming My Life Sober Home. Her motivation is from the heart. Tammy is a different … Read More

This Is My Brave, Inc.

This Is My Brave, Inc. reached out to me several months ago. They are a nonprofit aimed at breaking the stigma of mental illness. This year they want to include breaking the stigma of addiction to their program and asked if I would be willing to share my story and journey of losing Rob. Although I am a bit nervous, I am honored to be a part of this amazing program. It’s time to SHATTER the Stigma of Addiction! The … Read More

The North Carroll Charitable Foundation

Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Mike and Kathy. Six years ago they were fighting to save their daughter’s life from years of substance abuse. Thankfully, today their daughter is in recovery and doing well. They have taken their pain and challenges and transformed them into a platform to help others. They started The North Carroll Charitable Foundation… Each year the foundation hosts a golf tournament at Oakmont Green Golf Course. Money raised from the tournament goes to organizations … Read More

Meet New Board Member – Tim Webber

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When Rob died, I was lost. I wasn’t sure how I would get through; however, I did know that I wanted to make something positive out of my tragedy. Early on I was introduced to a man named Tim Weber. I was told that he was in long term recovery, has turned his life into something meaningful and is now saving lives in the community. I also learned that he worked for the Carroll County State’s Attorney’s Office as their … Read More

My Letter to Rob – 4 Years

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I made a promise to share my journey of grief. Tomorrow it will be four years since I lost my beautiful son Rob. I miss him more than my words can ever express….. Dear Robert, It has been four years. It still feels like yesterday, and at the same time, it feels like forever. People probably think that it gets easier over time; however, the longer I go without seeing you, the more I miss you. Time certainly does not … Read More

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