6th Annual FOA Rally 4 Recovery
For five years in a row the FOA Families of Addicts Rally 4 Recovery has been changing the conversation about addiction from problem to solution. Last year over 3,000 people attended and 63 community partners were present as a resource to those affected by addiction and living in recovery.
Our rally is planned by family members and is for anyone touched by addiction.
The 6th Annual Rally 4 Recovery hosted by FOA Families of Addicts will be held on:
August 25th from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton.
The purpose of the FOA Rally 4 Recovery is:
To unite the people and resources of the Miami Valley to:
Eliminate the stigma associated with addiction and mental health disorders
Educate about addiction & mental health disorders
Celebrate and show that recovery is possible and that it works!
Since 2/3 of American families are touched by addiction, this free event welcomes ANYONE to attend.
The event will include:
50 resource tables with information on treatment, recovery and related support services (A numbered list will be published in the program for easy navigation)
Music by Rising Life Band, Speakers, Food Trucks, Raffle Drawing, Balloon Launch (Eco friendly balloons, no strings or paper attached), TapSnap Photos, Hope and Memory Canvas signing and more
2019 Rally Program
Comedian and person in long-term recovery
Grandson of our Van Wert Co-Director impacted by addiction
Founder, FOA Families of Addicts
American social entrepreneur, retired professional wrestler and retired mixed martial artist.
Signed to the New Orleans Saints following the 2014 NFL Draft, Recovery Speaker,
Luke Wollet was a 3 time all-conference safety at Kent State who made it to the 2014 NFL draft.
Over 50 resource tables with information on treatment, recovery and related support services
A numbered list will be published in the program for easy navigation
The BIG Picture
Take part and be captured in the The BIG Picture
An aerial photo of the entire group to be shown as a visual sign of community strength and to reduce the stigma associated with addiction. Be a face and voice and help change the conversation.
Balloon Launch and Bands for Balloons
FOR ANYONE: Thousands of yellow, red, white
and green balloons will be released into the sky along with coordinating wristbands to symbolize YOUR personal place in addiction and recovery as an individual or a family.
Get your FREE Bands for Balloons wristband at the Bands for Balloons table
Yellow – Success in recovery
Red – Anyone still struggling
White – Gone and never forgotten
Green – Mental health recovery
$$ Several baskets will be raffled off valuing over $2500!
Visit the Raffle table by the fountain to purchase the winning ticket!
$1 each • Six for $5 • 15 for $10
Free Bottled Water
Tap Snap Digital Photos
Free and get your own print too!
Canvas of Hope
Sign it for free!
Stuff for Sale
$$ FOA t-shirts, Various resources will have items for sale.
In memory and In Honor banners at stage front. Donate in memory and in honor of your loved ones.
Three standard and one handicap units available at the event