Memorial Flag Planting & Facebook Live
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Purple flags will be planted in the green in front of the ACC Building at UMass Memorial Medical Center — University Campus (55 Lake Ave N, Worcester, MA 01655).An event link for the Facebook Live will be posted on the Overdose Prevention Fund’s Facebook page (https://umasstox.com/overdose-prevention-fund/) and Twitter (@ODPrevent).
Name of Organisation: Overdose Prevention Fund
Contact: Brittany Chapman
August 31st marks this year’s International Overdose Awareness Day.
On the morning of Wednesday the 31st, a small group of Overdose Prevention Fund volunteers will be planting 2,290 purple flags on the campus green to represent the lives lost to opioid-related overdoses in Massachusetts over the past year. Members of the public are welcome to join and plant purple butterflies throughout 💜
At 12:00 PM, we invite all to join us on the UMass Memorial Medical Center Facebook page for a Facebook Live. It will include a brief ceremony of reflection and remembrance, as we support all who are grieving.