When the opioid epidemic tragically befalls a suburban mother, she uses her grief to help others. “For You, Because of You, and In Memory of You” is a short documentary about Tammy Lofink, a wife and mother of two, who lost her son to a heroin overdose when he was 18 year’s old. Directed and produced by Richard Yeagley, this documentary recaps Tammy’s journey through her son’s death, the reclaiming of her life, and the birth of Rising Above Addiction, … Read More
Unfortunately, we had to make the decision to cancel the skydive. The weather is not cooperating, and we would hate for everyone to travel to OC and not be able to jum – safety is our number one priority. We will be rescheduling; most likely we will wait until spring. Thank you to everyone who signed up. We hope that you will come out in the spring.
The sun was out, the golfers had a great time and the food was incredible! Thank you to everyone who came out to support us. We couldn’t have asked for a better day! Our community is wonderful….. Eldersburg Martins and Safeway donated gift cards to purchase water bottles, Gatorade, snacks, etc. Terri from Martins donated additional money for the water and all of the paper products. Mike from Safeway donated additional money for snacks. Thank you Kismet Cafe for donating … Read More
MusicFest 2018….. It was an amazing day! Thank you to everyone who came out. ALL ticket sales support the local nonprofits Push HOPE Project, Up & Out Foundation, and Rising Above Addiction. These foundations provide financial assistance for addiction treatment services. Music Performed By: B-RAiN, Joe Nester, The Jam Alker Band, REM ONE, The Signifiers, Prospekt & Los, Jarrad Briggs, 2 Regular Guys Not From Baltimore!, Gunsmoke, Colicchie, Tony Denikos, DJ-DRoc, Heavy Fred, X.OPIOIDS, Bob Sima, & many more! … Read More
We enjoyed Cornhole Barbecue, celebrated in memory of Rob Lofink. The event was hosted by Restivo Auto Body, located in Eldersburg, Maryland. And all proceeds went to benefit Rising Above Addiction. Thank you Greg, Abigail and Greg! I was so touched when you called to tell me that you were putting together an event in memory of Rob. Gregory, Rob loved working at your shop and he loved you. My heart melted when I saw the bumper sticker in your office! Thank … Read More
Today’s 3rd annual 5K Race had an incredible turnout! The day was about honoring loved ones we have lost to this brutal disease, celebrating those who are working hard on their recoveries, supporting families and spreading awareness and hope. Thank you to everyone who came out today. And special thanks to our incredible speakers: Tim Weber, Brian DeLeonardo, Wilbert Montgomery, Keith Mills, and Albert Lawrence. Wilbert Montgomery joined us for the event! Wilbert is well known for playing for the … Read More
Rising Above Addiction is partnering up with Maryland Addiction Recovery Center and Wesley Freedom UMC to hold a quarterly community forum on the current State of Addiction. Our goal is to bring awareness to the community, educate and help family members navigate through a loved one’s addiction (including providing family members with resources), and having a Q&A at the end. We will have five speakers: Zach Snitzer from Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Tammy Lofink from Rising Above Addiction Carroll County’s … Read More