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
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.
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
Thank you to everyone who donated to our Rock Climb and Rappel Challenge. We did it; a ninety foot vertical rock climb, followed by a rappel back down. Once again we put ourselves out of our comfort zones and turned fear into determination. Don’t ever let uncertainty hold you back from accomplishing anything.
$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!
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
Tammy Lofink, left, and Tracey Kuhns, right, will be skydiving on Sunday, Nov. 1, to support their fund, Rising Above Addiction, which raises money for acute heroin intervention. Tammy’s son Robert died of a heroin overdose last year and Tracey’s son Ryan is currently in treatment for heroin addiction. (DAVE MUNCH / STAFF PHOTO / Carroll County Times) Although they’re both nervous about jumping out of an airplane, Eldersburg mothers Tammy Lofink and Tracey Kuhns hope doing a tandem skydiving … Read More