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2015: A Banner Year for the Tim Griffith Foundation

It’s been a year of firsts, breaking records, and expanding reach.  On the heels of our 10th Anniversary in 2014 we found ourselves growing our services and reaching further into our communities more than ever before. The Gala event held on November 7th raised over $20,000 which will ensure that we will continue to provide support and services in the coming years. Each year the Gala happens at the hands of up to 100 Volunteers preparing for and orchestrating the event.  

The silent and live auctions during the gala provided entertainment and  great shopping for all who attended the gala. Over 150 items were up for bid in the...

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A Victory for Victor

At various times during the fiscal year 2014-2015, ten men were able to call Tim’s House “home.” Of the six that started off the year, five have moved on to new phases of a positive life in recovery, clean and sober. Upon exit they all had suitable employment and safe housing. Nine of the ten were referred to us by, and participated in, the Bridges Program. Bridges clients, especially the younger men, have priority entry into Tim’s house. This is Victor’s story shared with us by his case worker.

The road to recovery is strewn with roadblocks and it takes determination and a strong belief system to work through the obstacles. One of...

Be a Foundation Peace Promoter!

August 25th would have been Tim’s 32nd birthday.  It is difficult to believe that it has been 11 years since Tim was taken from us. We want to celebrate and remember Tim and his peaceful, loving spirit. We want to recognize and acknowledge all the life-changing and peace inspiring work that has been done in his memory through the Tim Griffith Foundation. 

Hundreds of deserving individuals and families have felt the support and kindness of the Foundation through its work promoting peace in the programs and services provided to those affected by...

Here Comes the Gala!

Things are buzzing at the Foundation as we ready for our 11th Annual Gala taking place on Saturday, November 7. We are rallying our volunteers, welcoming sponsors and soliciting exciting auction items. Have you made our Gala an annual event in your life? Perhaps this year you would like to increase your participation? There are many ways we can use your support and talents. Here are just a few:

  • Gather your friends and family to attend the Gala dinner and auction. Consider becoming a Gold Circle Table sponsor where your party of ten will receive premier table placement,...

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