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2013 October

My First Dry Bones Fundraiser Event

October 28, 2013 | By | No Comments

A Couple of Reflections from the Night
by Tim Henderson – board member since January, 2013

I’m a new Dry Bones board member, and I had never been to a Dry Bones fundraiser. I was finally able to attend this year! Here are a few reflections:

The venue was great and the food was fun. The planning was evident. The auction was enjoyable and effective.

But what I am taking away is the importance of story. The story of individuals who are discovering hope. The story of  people sharing Read More

CORE MOTIVATIONS

October 23, 2013 | By | 2 Comments

by Samantha Stroh, ’13 Fall Semester Intern

Recently I was asked to help find resources for a woman named “Barbara” and her three young children.  Barbara had recently left her husband because of his drug use.  Though she and the kids always have a friend’s floor to sleep on or a bed for all of them to share, Barbara was beginning to feel herself slipping into the ways of the streets.  So, I started looking for Read More

HALT!

October 1, 2013 | By | One Comment

by Robbie Goldman

In Alcoholics Anonymous, HALT is an acronym used to help prevent relapse. HALT stands for the vulnerable circumstances that often create relapse moments. H is for Hungry; A is for Angry; L stands for Lonely; T is for Tired. When I first read of HALT, I immediately thought of Read More