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

Our 2017 Skydive for Rising Above Addiction

We want to thank everyone who came out to the Skydive on September 17th. Even though the weather did not cooperate, we all made the best out of the day. We all got to spend the day together and celebrate recovery, while honoring and remembering those we have lost to this awful disease.         Special thanks to Audrey Watt and the students from University of Maryland. Audrey, who lost her brother, organized a fundraising event in which … Read More

Addiction & Recovery MusicFest

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 … Read More

2017 Running For Recovery

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! ~ … Read More

Texas Roadhouse Fundraiser & Bake Sale

Thank you so much to everyone that came out and supported the Rising Above Addiction fund raiser tonight! Thank you so much to anyone that took time out of their busy schedules to support this phenomenal cause!!! Our Westminster, Maryland Texas Roadhouse attendees helped us raise $328.69 and our bake sale raised another $170.00.

Softball Tournament with Raven’s Player Carl Davis…. in memory of Kristin Spurrier

1st Annual Rising Above Addiction Softball Tournament in memory of Kristin Spurrier- 2017 Dear Kristin, Yesterday was wonderful! I hope that you were able to feel the love and support from a community that grieves for you. Your death will not be in vain, and you will never be forgotten. Your mother talks about how much of a support you were to people who were struggling. She says you always wanted to help others. Kristin, you are now saving lives! … Read More

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