FROM ILoveKickboxing – Eldersburg, MD: HEY FIT FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! On May the 15th we are starting a spring fundraising drive for the good works being done by Rising Above Addiction here in Carroll County!!!!!! 👍 Every time you “check in” on ILoveKickboxing – Eldersburg Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/iLoveKickboxingEldersburgMD/ We will donate $1 to Rising Above Addiction, up to $125.00. 🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉 Also, we will have a donation jar at the front desk for any change you want to contribute. We will be running this drive … Read More
EXCITING NEWS – Tri Sport Junction is Sponsoring 10 participants for the Running/Riding for Recovery Event on June 8th It’s a 5K or a 5K and 10 mile bike or a 1 mile fun run/walk We are sponsoring to honor all those taken from us too soon and hoping to get others the help they need For those that take the free entry we would be grateful if you would consider making your own small donation to Rising Above Addiction … Read More
Nominated by Maryland Addiction Recovery Center Thank you Zach and Sam, at Maryland Addiction Recovery Center for nominating me for this award. I have so much respect for both of you. Maryland Addiction Recovery Center is honest, ethical, and most importantly, a safe place for someone to go who is seeking treatment. MARC is always just a phone call away for help. I am honored to receive this award from such great people!
Happy Easter Everyone… With the help of Kennedy Addiction Recovery Center making a connection With Ashley Addiction Treatment, Rising Above Addiction was able to help with funding, to get a young lady, who was using straight Fentanyl and Benzo’s, off of the streets and into treatment on Easter Sunday! Because of the generous support and donations from our community, Rising Above Addiction is able to help fund this girl and get her into treatment today. Thank you to everyone! Tim … Read More
The 5th Annual Drug & Violence Expo was yesterday, and it was such a lovely event. First, it was wonderful to talk to the students from Sykesville Middle. Education is a tool for prevention, and Carroll County is doing great things! Had the pleasure of Meeting Lt Governor Rutherford with my dear friend Ed Rothstein.
“The Drug and Violence Awareness Expo returns Thursday for a fifth year at the Carroll County Agriculture Center’s Shipley Arena, and Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford will be a featured speaker. Sponsored and organized by the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, the free event will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and feature speakers and demonstrations around the risks and dangers of drug use, violence and crime, as well as connecting people to resources to help if they are … Read More
Dear Rob, Happy Birthday. This year you would have been 23 year’s old. It marks the 5th birthday that we celebrate without you. As I always say…. in some ways it gets harder with each passing year because it is that much longer since I have seen you. I think about your last day here; we spent the day together at Leah’s cross country meet. You promised to buy your sister her favorite Michael Kor’s watch if she won for … Read More
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