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Activities 2019

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  • Denton

    Texas

    Activity: North Texas Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 30/08/2020
    Time: 06:00 pm
    Location: Denton Courthouse on the Square
    110 W. Hickory St.
    Denton, TX 76201
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: R.O.O. Reacting to Opioid Overdose
    Contact: Sharon Roland
    Phone: 214-418-4769
    Email: northtexasioad@gmail.com

    North Texas Overdose Awareness Day is a free, public event on the lawn of the Denton Courthouse on the Square. The purpose of the event is to (1) engage and educate the community (2) provide information and resources for those individuals and families struggling with drug use and addiction (3) demonstrate how to get and administer Narcan –Narcan will be provided to attendees (4) help reduce the stigma associated with this disease and remember those lost to overdose. The event will include speakers, resource tables, food, music and a memorial.

    SANTA MARIA

    California

    Activity: Let’s Make A Difference
    Date: 29/08/2020
    Time: 11:00 am
    Location: 4056 SHELLIE CT
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Let’s Make A Difference
    Contact: Danielle M Murillo
    Phone: 8057206986
    Email: jajujomom@gmail.com

    Drug overdose awareness event and education for families and friends of an addict and the addict themselves. Educational booths, food, raffle, silent auction, BBQ fundraiser, band, testimonials etc.

    Fairfield

    Connecticut

    Activity: Fairfield CARES IOAD 2020 Vigil
    Date: 31/08/2020
    Time: 07:00 pm
    Location: Fairfield Sherman Town Green
    Reef Road,
    Fairfield, CT 06824
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: Fairfield CARES Community Coalition
    Contact: Reini Knorr
    Phone: 2035378860
    Email: fairfieldcares@fairfieldct.org

    3rd annual IOAD candlelight vigil on the Sherman Town Green – to pray for those we have lost and fight with all we’ve got for the living. Crush stigma, educate, stand in community – all are welcome.

    Dothan

    Alabama

    Activity: 2nd Annual IOAD Candlelight Vigil
    Date: 31/08/2020
    Time: 02:00 pm
    Location: Poplar Head Park- Downtown Dothan
    126 Museum Ave
    Dothan AL 36303
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: SpectraCare Health Systems, INC
    Contact: Marlene Lassiter
    Phone: 800-951-HELP
    Email: MARLENEL@SPECTRACARE.ORG

    Beginning at 2 p.m.
    Visit the park to honor those gone too soon because of a drug overdose .
    Place a photo of your loved one on the remembrance tree.
    Gather to share memories with your friends and family. Offer support to others.
    Take the time needed to reflect or pray in the park.
    Play an instrument.
    Candlelight Vigil begins at 7pm. Candles will be provided.

    Rochester

    New York

    Activity: The 5th Annual Scotty B Overdose Awareness Day
    Date: 27/02/2020
    Time: 04:00 pm
    Location: Martin Luther King Jr Park
    353 Court Street
    Rochester, NY 14607
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: S.O..A.R.S.,Inc
    Contact: Becky Baker
    Phone: 585-771-0896
    Email: overdoseday2017@gmail.com

    A community free awareness event w/treatment providers, insurance companies, recovery organizations, Grief support group, non profits, and grass roots, Narcan training, harm reduction, live music, food, memorial/remembrance service, Peer Support, Prevention, Mental Health Awareness, Kids area with games, face painting, & more

    Appleton

    Wisconsin

    Activity: Fox Cities Recovery Celebration and Memorial Walk/Lights of Hope
    Date: 09/13/2020
    Time: 04:00 pm
    Location: City Park, 500 E. Franklin Street, Appleton, WI 54911
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: The Megan Kelley Foundation
    Contact: Bev Kelley-Miller
    Phone: 920-428-2564
    Email: fcrecoveryandmemorialwalk@gmail.com

    2nd Annual Fox Cities Recovery Celebration and Memorial Walk to celebrate those in recovery and to remember those who have died from their addiction or the result of someone else’s addiction. Preregister to get the least expensive price $15 for adults and $10 for children with a guarantee of receiving a Walk t-shirt and Memorial Sign until August 25. Beginning August 26, there is an added online fee of $1.50 without a guarantee of a t-shirt and Memorial Sign.
    3:30 pm Registration and T-shirt pick up at Pavilion
    4:00 pm Walk begins to view and reflect on Memorial Signs posted along the walk route
    After the walk, gather at the Pavilion to join the Fox Cities Lights of Hope event (free) to listen to speakers, participate in candlelight vigil to celebrate those in recovery and to remember our loved ones, as well as those still struggling and those who are incarcerated. The Wisconsin Faces of Addiction and Recovery Quilts will be displayed. Narcan training will also be available for anyone who wants to be trained.

    Phillipsburg

    New Jersey

    Activity: Police Support Recovery – A Walk To Remember
    Date: 29/08/2020
    Time: 09:00 am
    Location: Shappell Park
    353 S Main Street
    Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 United States
    Public/Private: Public
    Individual/Organisation: Organisation
    Name of Organisation: CARES of Warren County
    Contact: Amanda Bridge
    Phone: 908-319-8589
    Email: Abridge@cprwc.com

    Free Event!

    Come and Support Overdose Awareness Day with CARES & 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 Scott Park.

    Pet Friendly, Kid Friendly!