Support Recovery Café for #GivingTuesday

Recovery Café has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of compassion that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to celebrate the beautiful spirit of generosity! #GivingTuesday begins on November 29th, right after Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick-off the holiday season. This is your chance to improve your local community and give … Continued

2016 International Overdose Awareness Day

Activists hold memorial in honor of 2016 International Overdose Awareness Day, demand funding for the Opioid Safety “NET” Seattle, WASHINGTON – Voices of Community Activists and Leaders – Washington (VOCAL-WA), along with family and friends of overdose victims, harm reduction specialists and treatment providers will participate in International Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, 2016. … Continued

2016 Writer and Artist Showcase

Admission is free Monday June 20th 5pm-7pm The open house will feature original works by Recovery Cafe Members including paintings, drawings, sculptures, poetry and short stories as well as special guest Doug Piotter, author of Fixed: Dope sacks, dye packs, and the long welcome back.

GiveBIG 2016 Exceeded Goals!

THANK YOU! Through your generosity, Recovery Café raised over $29,000 through the Seattle Foundation’s 6th annual GiveBIG! Thank you to our Finance Committee and former Board members for offering a stretch match to everyone that supported us and thank you to every Change Maker who supported recovery by making a donation to us via GiveBIG … Continued

Recovery Café Network Launched!

Last week, five groups from Washington State and California came together at Recovery Café in Seattle to launch the Inaugural Recovery Café Network Cohort with the goal to open Recovery Cafés in their cities. Groups from Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver (WA), Everett and San Jose (CA) joined the charter two-year cohort. Each group brings dedication to … Continued

40 Years Ago the Unthinkable Happened

By Greg D. Williams, M.A. (first appeared in Huffington Post on May 9, 2016) Forty years ago today, on May 9, 1976, an unusual press conference was held at the old Shoreham Americana Hotel in Washington, D.C. The story grabbed the attention of national media cameras and the next day appeared in many newspapers across … Continued