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Lights of Hope

Lights of Hope  (5947)

09/30/2013 9:00 AM - 09/30/2013 11:30 PM

Three candles shining in a window, so simple, so beautiful. But on September 30, 2013 a lit candle will not signify anything simple or beautiful. On this night candles will burn bright as Lights of Hope for the 23.5 million Americans addicted to drugs.
It is time for all of us step out of the shadows of shame and stigma, to raise our voices as one by lighting three candles for the end of National Recovery Month. These candles will represent our hope that we can one day end this national epidemic of death
and despair. Join The Addict’s Mom and many other organizations as we light a red candle for those with a current addiction, a white candle for addicts in recovery and a black or silver candle as a memorial to the tragic loss of so many to this epidemic. It
is time to stop blaming the addicts and their families, it is time to stop all finger pointing, it is time to join our voices and look for real solutions. Thank you The Addict’s Mom

Location: Anywhere and everywhere. By yourself or with some friends. In your home, a park, your church, or organization.

Any Street
Anytown, National 99999
United States
Just light a candle or three. The candles do not have to be any certain type or color, though many suggestions have been made. Go to for more information and to show your support. Or go to to
join the movement.

Sponsoring Organizations: Joining with The Addict's Mom are: Grief Recovery | GRASP , Out of the Darkness Org, Faces & Voices of Recovery , Two-Sober-Guys Anti Heroin Group, Heroin KILLS You, Two Sober Guys, My Childs An Addict, Heroin Support, Attack Addiction, Lost To Heroin,
with more groups and organizations joining daily.

Type of Event: Celebration
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Program Agenda: Bring awareness and enlightenment to the epidemic of addiction.

Targeted participants for this year's event: 10,000

Invited Participants / Audience: Everyone who wants to shatter the myths of addiction and step out of the shadows to save lives.

Primary Contact:
The Addict's Mom
1873 Martin Rd

Mount Vernon, WA  98273

United States

Secondary Contact:
The Addict's Mom
Roy, WA  

United States



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