$3,635.00 Raised!! Rising Above Addiction participated in a great Event organized by Tommy Krueger to honor his brother, Brian Krueger! Thank you to Tommy for choosing our fund to be the recipient of the fundraiser. Thank you also to everyone that attended last night’s Oriole’s game and to all those that donated. Your generosity will help to save many lives!
My daughter asked me how to answer a question on a college application she was filling out…. “Mom, the question is, how many siblings do I have? How do I answer this?” We both sat there stumped. Such a simple question, yet we didn’t know how to answer it. So much of my life is like that now. Who am I, and where is my place in this new life. When you lose a child, you lose everything that was. … Read More
Thank you to all the runners, walkers, spectators and volunteers who came out this morning for our inaugural Running For Recovery 5 miler. Thank you to Brian DeLeonardo and Keith Mills for being our guest speakers, Steve Moore for being our race director and Tim Weber for our partnership in this cause. A special thank you to Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church for being our gold sponsor, Dennis Boyle and the HUB s’ville Bike shop for donating an awesome bike … Read More
I am very sentimental as the race approaches. I started this fund nine months ago. It was an idea that to try and turn grief into something positive that could help others. I had no idea that it would also help to save me. My world, as I knew it, stopped the day that Robert died. I didn’t know how I would ever survive. Through it all, I have been surrounded by such incredible love. I have learned so much … Read More
This morning we were interviewed at The State’s Attorney’s office, with WBAL Channel 11 news, with Jennifer Franciotti. We shared our stories and talked about Rising Above Addiction’s activities and upcoming events. Please watch Channel 11 news the evening of March 9th, 2016, from 5:00pm – 6:30pm to see the interview
Today we were able to meet one of the young adults that Rising Above Addiction put into treatment. Samantha, a beautiful young woman who appreciates the opportunity she has been given and is working at turning her life around. We will be following her progress. Thank you all again for your generosity; your donations are making such a difference and giving these young adults and their families a chance at a new beginning.