Addiction is a family disease but recovery can be generational as well.
Items needed for those entering addiction recovery | published from THV11 Helping Home
This Friday, to continue the Saving a Generation series, Craig O'Neill will be live from 5 - 7 pm on May 4th at the Wolfe Street Center on S. Louisiana St. in Little Rock. Those interested in contributing care items for people in recovery can 1) donate in-person at Wolfe Street Center on-location between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Friday, or 2) purchase online with this Amazon Wish List. This project is made possible by United Way and KTHV 11, a Tegna Company.
Needed Items include:
- Coloring books
- Playing cards
There is a new face to drug addiction. In many cases, people around us are suffering without others even realizing. Special Agent for the DEA Stan Jones said, reflecting on the nation’s opioid addiction crisis, “At some point, if this doesn’t stop, we will lose a significant part of a generation of people.”
Happening Thursday, May 17, 2018, THV11 is hosting an event at CALS Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock with a special-edition screening of "Saving A Generation: The New Face of Drug Addiction," a THV11 Special Presentation.
Ashley and Allen Engstrom opened their gorgeous home overlooking the Arkansas River to celebrate the patrons who support the 2018 Wolfe Street Foundation Red Carpet Gala. This year’s event will be held Sunday, March 4 at the Robinson Center. Wolfe Street Foundation holds 240 meetings each month, offers two meals each week and hosts a variety of workshops and special events for people and families battling addiction. Funds raised at the gala support WSF programming and operational needs to support its mission. Thank you patrons and to all who supported Red Carpet 2018.
Dr. Caroline Ford, a recovering alcoholic, has also experienced a change in the way people view a different mental illness – that of alcohol and substance addiction. It is what fuels her passion for helping others through her work as executive director of the Wolfe Street Foundation, Arkansas’ largest nonprofit resource for people recovering from alcoholism and addiction.
Holiday shopping is upon us. Shop for everyone on your gift list this holiday at smile.amazon.com/ch/71-0571011 and Amazon donates .5% of every eligible purchase to Wolfe Street Foundation Inc. The process is simple - you log in with your Amazon account and choose Wolfe Street Foundation as your Favorite Charity - then shop!
On Thursday evening September 28, Wolfe Street Foundation board treasurer, Jerry and wife Sherri Damerow, will be acknowledged for their significant support of STEM education in our community. The Damerows will receive the Fribourgh Honor from UA Little Rock. Making their home in Little Rock from Ohio many years ago, the Damerows have funded a math and statistics scholarship since 2009 that helps students fund tuition, books, and room & board. Jerry is a retired KPMG partner who has worked quietly behind the scenes for us at Wolfe Street lending his skill set and talents to the foundation. Thank you Damerows for your gracious modeling of love and service to such worthy projects. Read More