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Activities 2021

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    Austria

    Vienna

    Activity: In memory of all the drug victims, especially Aleksander +19, Patrick +20, Patryk +19, Denis 34,
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 08:00 pm
    Location: Online meeting Vienna, Austria
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Doro Götterer Sabine Oehlzand
    Phone:
    Email: purplewing.austria@gmail.com

    International online meeting of the group Purple wing Vienna, Austria and Parents of drug victims Poland Purple wing “Purple Absentees” G-Poland. International online meeting of the group Purple wing Vienna, Austria and Parents of drug victims Poland Purple wing “Purple Absentees” G-Poland
    In memory of the victims, spreading awareness on drug overdoses, causes and prevention.

    Poland

    Gdynia

    Pomorskie

    Activity: Patrycja Jankiewicz
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 05:00 am
    Location: Ul.Zamenhofa
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Patrycja Jankiewicz
    Phone: +48513029831
    Email: jpatrycja1203@gmail.com

    PATII JOT

    Warszawa Krakow Gdynia Gdansk Sosnowiec Lodz

    Poland

    Activity: In memory of Polish victims of drug addiction
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 08:00 pm
    Location: Due to the pandemic situation, the address cannot be given. The meeting will be online.
    Public/Private: Private
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: RoRODZICE OFIAR NARKOTYKÓW, DOPALACZY, LEKÓW, OPIATÓW- Purple wing G-Poland
    Contact: Patrycja Jankiewicz, Tomasz Lichtarski
    Phone:
    Email: purplewing.polska@gmail.com

    There will be an online meeting about drug overdose awareness.
    It will be a day of remembrance for our children: Adam, Aleksander, Arek, Bartek, Krystian,Marta, Michal, Maciej, Olek and all Polish victims of drug addiction.

    United States of America

    Connecticut

    Enfield

    Connecticut

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 07:00 pm
    Location: Enfield Congregational, United Church of Christ
    1295 Enfield Street
    Enfield, CT 06082
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Enfield Congregational, United Church of Christ
    Contact: Greg Gray
    Phone: 860-745-3646
    Email: Greg@EnfieldUCC.org

    Prayer vigil to remember those we have lost to overdose

    Florida

    Orlando

    Florida

    Activity: Overdose Awareness Day Candle Light Vigil
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: Lake Eola
    Orlando Florida
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Project Noelle
    Contact: KELI CLARK
    Phone: 800-637-9956
    Email: projectnoellehelps@gmail.com

    Speakers, Resource Tables, Lighting of Candles

    New Jersey

    Phillipsburg

    New Jersey

    Activity: Police Support Recovery – A Walk to Remember
    Date: 28/08/2021
    Time: 09:00 am
    Location: Shappell Park, Phillipsburg NJ
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Safe Harbor Easton
    Contact: Amanda Lance
    Phone: 610-258-5550 ex:253
    Email: Alance@safeharboreaston.org

    Free Event!
    Come and Support Overdose Awareness Day with Safe Harbor, along with Easton Police Department and Phillipsburg Police Department. When communities come together we build a stronger foundation! Help end the stigma. If you’ve lost someone you love to addiction we will all walk to remember them. Phillipsburg will be meeting Easton on the free bridge and everyone will be given a flower to toss over the bridge for remembrance. Awards, free food, and live music will be held at Easton’s Amphitheater. Special Guest: TJ Spitter and a special rememberance cermony at the bridge for Ofc Dominic Belcastro
    Pet Friendly, Kid Friendly!

    North Carolina

    Lenoir

    North Carolina

    Activity: International Overdose Awareness Day Candle Light Memorial
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 07:00 pm
    Location: 225 Main Street NW
    Lenoir, NC 28645
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: The Joshua S Buss Foundation
    Contact: Tracy Andrews
    Phone: 828-726-3058
    Email: tracyandrews@joshuasbussfoundation.com

    We will gather to remember those we have lost to overdose and drug -toxicity related deaths.

    Ohio

    Norwalk

    Ohio

    Activity: Overdose Awareness Day Candle Light Vigil
    Date: 29/08/2021
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: Suhr Park
    37 W. Main St
    Norwalk Ohio
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Project Noelle
    Contact: KELI CLARK
    Phone: 800-637-9956
    Email: projectnoellehelps@gmail.com

    Speakers, Resource Tables, Lighting of Candles

    Sandusky

    Ohio

    Activity: Overdose Awareness Day Candle Light Vigil
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: Shoreline Park
    411 E. Shoreline Dr
    Sandusky Ohio
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Project Noelle
    Contact: KELI CLARK
    Phone: 4192712107
    Email: projectnoellehelps@gmail.com

    Speakers, Resouce Tables, Light of Candles

    Pennsylvania

    Stroudsburg

    Pennsylvania

    Activity: Overdose Awareness Memorial Drive
    Date: 29/08/2021
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: Event begins at Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church, 915 North 5th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360Memorial Drive begins at the Wesleyan Church runs through down town Stroudsburg and ends at the Hughes Library on Route 611 in Stroudsburg.
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Rays of Hope for Addiction
    Contact: Debra Hartley
    Phone: 610-751-6638
    Email: dlh304@yahoo.com

    Event begins at the Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church with vehicle window painting to honor lost loved ones and or messages of love and hope. Event will features Speakers, Vendors, NARCAN Distribution and Training, Reflection Music, Prayers for Lives Lost, Dedication Ceremony for the lives lost and County Proclamation.

    Event will culminate with participants lining up their vehicles to be escorted by local law enforcement for the 2 mile drive through down town Stroudsburg, up Main Street to Route 611, then ending and disbursing at the Hughes Library near the Stroud Mall.

    Church parking lot opens at 5:00 PM to decorate vehicles. Washable window paint provided.

    Event is an out door event

    South Dakota

    Sioux Falls

    South Dakota

    Activity: Community Resource Navigation to support SUD
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 12:00 pm
    Location: Online Training via Zoom for residents of South Dakota
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: The Helpline Center
    Contact: Taylor Funke
    Phone: 6052741411
    Email: taylor@helplinecenter.org

    Learn to navigate the resources in the online 211 database and Helpline Center app to help support the work you do with individuals who might be struggling with a substance use disorder. Become familiar with educations documents and resource guides to help guide those who might be struggling to be able to connect with support.

    Texas

    The Woodlands

    Texas

    Activity: Montgomery County Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: Stonebridge Church
    THE YOUTH BUILDING
    #1 Stonebridge Road
    The Woodlands, TX 77382
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Montgomery County Overdose Prevention Endeavor
    Contact: sarah
    Phone: 12814359916
    Email: sarahhall7@aol.com

    Our 2021 event will focus on Education and Awareness in Montgomery County, Texas, and the surrounding Greater Houston area.

    We will have a memorial walk-way entrance to our event. If you have a loved on that lived in Texas, was from Texas or passed away in Texas, please email us their picture, (no graphics or words, please), along with their name, date of birth, date of passing, their age at the time of passing and your relationship to them. Feel free to add a sentence or two about them, about what they loved, or their favourite things to do. We will print the pictures 8×10, laminate them and put them on stakes to line our entry to our event. Email the photos to: kathygrasp@gmail.com

    The photos you send in will also be used in a slideshow at our event.

    We will have a resource room with information on area services available.

    We will have a Narcan demonstration.

    Speakers will start at 7 PM. Judge Wayne Mack will be speaking on overdose in Montgomery County.

    Mosaics of Mercy will be on hand to talk about their program.

    We will have a special poem reading, and candle lighting.

    A balloon release will be held at the end, using biodegradable balloons, string and clasps.

    The program will end with a special musical performance by Cris Glockz and friends.

    Please follow us for more updates on Facebook at: Montgomery County Overdose Prevention Endeavor (M-Cope)  www.facebook.com/groups/748551165814349.

    Washington

    Vancouver

    Washington

    Activity: 5th Annual Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 31/08/2021
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: TBA
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Individual
    Name of Organisation:
    Contact: Lyn Anderson
    Phone: 3607028867
    Email: ohana.swwa@gmail.com

    Memorial, awareness, messages of HOPE and naloxone training for the community.