Time: 07:00 pm
Location: Rhinebeck Bank (start). 6414 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
Name of Organisation:
Contact: Linda Vincent
Phone: (845) 656-9330
What: August is International Overdose Awareness month. This is a memorial walk for those we’ve lost to overdose to bring awareness to the issue of the opioid crisis.
Where: Meet in the middle of town at the Rhinebeck bank parking lot. Our goal is to start off with a brief talk by public figures from the town and then walk together towards Oblong books and end at Samuel’s for a purple treat. Stores along the walk will have purple lights lit in their front windows. You can buy pre-made lanterns & #endoverdose t-shirts and cards at A.L. Stickles 5 & Dime right in town at 13 E. Market Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572.
We recommend: Wear purple, bring any memorabilia/messages/posters of loved ones you’ve lost to overdose, carry a lantern, live stream the event to your social media accounts to help spread awareness and build community around this issue locally, nationally, and globally.