FED UP! International Overdose Awareness Day 8.31.17

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Press Conference – Candlelight Vigil – March to White House


International Overdose Awareness Day

The FED UP! Coalition to End the Opioid Epidemic is calling for immediate, coordinated and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids (including heroin).

12:00pm – Press Conference – National Press Club, Washington, DC

1:00pm – Networking Luncheon – National Press Club, Washington, DC

7:00pm – Candlelight Vigil – White House Ellipse (South of White House)

8:00pm – The Opioid March to White House

Immediate Action from our federal agencies is needed to prevent new cases of opioid addiction, to prevent more overdose deaths and to ensure access to effective treatment for millions who have become addicted.

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FED UP! is a coalition of organizations and individuals from across the U.S. and Canada. We are calling for immediate federal action to end the epidemic of opioid addiction and overdose deaths.


How do I have my lost loved one’s photo added to FED UP!’s “Lost Loved One’s Video”?
By making a donation of any amount or by becoming a Supporting Partner you may have your lost loved one added to FED UP!’s “Lost Loved One’s Video.” If you have not previously provided a photo for the video, please send a high-resolution photo and the following information to arovero@feduprally.org by no later than July 15th to be included in the updated video:

Your lost loved one’s name
Date of Birth
Date of Death
Statement: “I give my permission for the Fed Up Steering Committee members to use the photo I have provided in their ‘Lost Loved Ones’ memorial video and for any other educational purpose.”

I would like FED UP! to memorialize a LOST LOVED ONE, how do I make this happen?
Too many of us have lost loved ones to the disease of addiction and the opioid epidemic. By selecting “Make a Donation” you will be asked a few short questions about the person you would like to memorialize. With your donation, we will add your lost loved one to the “in memory of” section on our website and include their name in our Lost Loved Ones Memorial banner and video.

I would like FED UP! to honor someone who is in RECOVERY, how do I make this happen?
By selecting “Make a Donation” you will be asked a few short questions about the person you are honoring. With your contribution, we will add the person you are honoring to the “in honor of” section on our website.

What is the difference between donations made “in memory of” and those made “in honor of”?
Donations made in memory of someone are made to memorialize a loved one lost to the opioid epidemic. Those made in honor of someone are made to recognize someone in RECOVERY or someone who is suffering from the disease of addiction.

What is a 2017 Supporting Partner?
A 2017 Supporting Partner of the FED UP! Coalition is a partner organization that has made a donation in 2017 of $100 or more. These organizations can choose to have a link to their websites placed on the Partners page of the FED UP! Coalition website. Supporting Partners may also choose to have their donations made in memory of a LOST LOVED ONE or in honor of someone in RECOVERY. Individuals are encouraged to make these donations on behalf of their organizations.

Are my donations tax-deductible?
Donations are collected by our fiscal sponsor, the Steve Rummler Hope Network, a 501(c)(3) public charity, and are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law. All donations go to support the work of the FED UP! Coalition to End the Opioid Epidemic

How do I get more information?
To get more information, please use the contact us button located in the right sidebar, or email us at info@feduprally.org

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: FED UP! Coalition does not accept financial support from pharmaceutical companies or any other entities that could be perceived as a conflict of interest.

Note: By registering for this event, I have agreed, on behalf of myself, my heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, to waive, release and hold harmless the FedUp Rally Coalition, their partner organizations, their directors, managers, officers, employees, representatives, agents, organizers and volunteers and their successors from any and all claims for damages and for injuries arising from or out of my participation in and travel to and from the “2017 FedUpEvent” that will be held in Washington D.C. on August 31, 2017. I also agree to the use of any photo, film or videotape of the event that includes my image for any purpose by the event organizers, the FedUp Rally Coalition.