BENEFITING: Nevada Homes for Youth Inc
ORGANIZER: Nevada Homes for Youth Inc
EVENT DATE: Nov 15, 2015
My daughter works with Nevada Homes for Youth, an organization that provides substance abuse treatment and education for adolescents. You all know I've spent much of my adult life working with adolescents, first in group homes and now as a lawyer in dependency court.
Sadly, when compared to the rest of the United States, the youth of Nevada have significantly higher overall rates of illicit drug use, marijuana use and non-medical use of pain relievers. Nevada Homes for Youth is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing substance abuse treatment programs and resources to at-risk teens struggling with addiction.
My daughter Ariane is helping this non-profit to raise funds, including running the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas 1/2 Marathon, so I decided to join her efforts. If we can help raise awareness about the teen substance abuse epidemic, and the importance of recovery, it will help us all.
Like a marathon (or half) recovery is a long and arduous road, but it is possible. We hope to not only increase awareness of the hard truth that many teens struggle with addiction , but to also celebrate those who fight to recover. And now, we're hoping that you will lend your support, no matter how big or small.
Here are some ways you can get involved:
1. You can click on the DONATE button to contribute what you can on behalf of Nevada Homes for Youth.
2. You can JOIN THE TEAM to become a fundraiser yourself and help us raise the much-needed funds and spread the word about this cause.
3. You can purchase an NHY t-shirt and come out and cheer us on.
4. You can run with us on November 15th. Remember any distance from 5k to 26.2 miles would be an amazing act of support of our mission.
Every step you take counts, and together, with your help, we can fight teen substance abuse and help teens into recovery! Thank you for your support!