The family-focused nonprofit recently hosted Fall Wellness Festivals in Monmouth and Ocean Counties to celebrate recovery and reduce the stigma surrounding substance use disorder.
Toms River, NJ – HOPE Sheds Light, a family-focused non-profit organization offering education, resources, support and hope to anyone impacted by substance use disorder, recently hosted its Fall Wellness Festivals in Monmouth and Ocean Counties to celebrate recovery and reduce the stigma surrounding substance use disorder.
The Ocean County Fall Wellness Festival took place on October 17 in Whiting. Attendees enjoyed hayrides, volleyball, a pumpkin patch, yoga, meditation, face painting and onsite vendors, and a chance to win door prizes.
The Monmouth County Fall Wellness Festival took place on October 24 in Sea Bright. The event, sponsored by MonmouthCares, featured arts and craft activities, yoga, a pumpkin patch and so much more.
“These events were a huge success,” said Pamela Capaci, CEO of HOPE Sheds Light. “It was wonderful to see so many members of the community come together to support and celebrate friends and families directly impacted by substance use disorder. Through events like these, we can show the world that recovery is possible, and we can make a difference together.”
About HOPE Sheds Light, Inc.
HOPE Sheds Light, Inc. is an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax ID: 46-3910504) that is supported by friends and families directly affected by substance use disorder and found recovery through continuous love, support and understanding. The mission of HOPE Sheds Light is to raise awareness and educate individuals, families and the community about the impact of substance use disorder by having the courage to share personal experiences and offer strength, wisdom, hope and resources that lead to positive community change and long-term recovery. To learn more, please visit http://www.HOPEShedsLight.org.