Last night was incredible! Rising Above Addiction has given me the opportunity to continue to heal and keep my beautiful son Robert’s memory alive. I do this for you, because of you and in memory of you ❤️More Thank you Ryan Hampton for inviting me. You and Garrett are incredible! Love you guys ❤️ Thank you Barbara Straus for inviting us to your beautiful home. Thank you Daniel Baldwin and Tara Connner for speaking.

Red Ribbon Week

Thank you to an incredible group of middle school students, who raised money for Rising Above Addiction during Red Ribbon Week. Thank you for inviting me to share my story, and thank you for your generous donations. Some individual students donated as much as $50.00! What an amazing group of students. Thank you for giving back to your community!

HallowKlean SpookFest & 5K Run

Our first HallowKlean at Westminster City Park was a wonderful and spooky success! The 1 Mile Spooky Sprint was hosted by Rising Above Addiction, Push HOPE Project and The City of Westminster. Following the run and parade, we had special guest speakers and music. Special thanks to our performers: CloudGang, Ridge Long, & Janet Griffin. Special thanks to our keynote speaker: Ryan Hampton. (Learn Ryan Hampton’s story over at the Huffington Post – “I Worked For Bill Clinton In The ‘90s. Today, … Read More

Drug Court Graduation

Our Community coming together (Judges, Lawyers, Sherrif’s Department, Community Partners, etc), to support, encourage and give hope for a brighter future. And a special congratulations on graduation to Sara, and thank you for being a wonderful House Manger at Reclaiming My Life!

2017 Philanthropist of the Year Awards

Philanthropists of the a Year Awards….. It is wonderful to be a part of an organization that comes together to support the community. The Community Foundation of Carroll County did a fantastic job this morning!   Congrats to all of the 2017 philanthropists! Individual of the Year Sargent Major Thomas B. Beyard of Westminster, the highest ranking noncommissioned officer in the MD National Guard. Business of the Year Quantum Internet | Johanna & William Brown of Hampstead, MD Non-Profit Organization of … Read More

Raising Awareness and educating students on the realities of drug use at the Union Bridge Drug & Violence Expo.

3rd Annual Drug & Overdose Prevention Vigil

Last night the State’s Attorney for Carroll County hosted the 3rd Annual Drug & Overdose Prevention Vigil. This year Keith Mills of WBAL-TV & 98 Rock returned to participate and tell of his story of addiction. The Keynote Speaker was Darryl Strawberry, who spoke this year to talk about his struggles with addiction, and how he has managed to find peace in long term recovery. During Mr. Strawberry’s Major League Baseball career, he received 4 World Series Titles: New York Mets … Read More

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