Fri, Nov 10 | Can'd Aid Foundation

Help Us Build an App for Send Me A Friend! $15k matching campaign

Help us build an APP for Can'd Aid Foundation's Send Me A Friend. Positive Vibrations Foundation will match $15k in donations. Donate Now: https://www.candaid.org/send-me-a-friend
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Help Us Build an App for Send Me A Friend! $15k matching campaign

Time & Location

Nov 10, 2017, 8:30 AM – Nov 24, 2017, 11:30 PM
Can'd Aid Foundation, 1800 Pike Rd, Longmont, CO 80501, USA

About The Event

Help us build an APP for Can'd Aid Foundation's Send Me A Friend.

Positive Vibrations Foundation will match $15k in donations.

Donate Now: https://candaid.giv.sh/b556

Send Me A Friend is a national network of “sober friends” that are on call to come to a show and offer a helping hand and source of support for struggling musicians. Our mission is to support newly-sober musicians and music industry professionals who are on the road to a new way of life by helping get them back to work again. NPR talked to Anders Osborne about this new program, how it works, and why it’s so powerful… read the full article HERE: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/04/22/525060029/send-me-a-friend-anders-osborne-helps-musicians-stay-sober-on-tour

-We want there to be as little wait time as possible from when someone reaches out for help and when they are connected with a sober person who can provide that help

-It's important to have up-to-speed connectivity amongst all generations, especially younger ones who use technology in a different way.

-In developing a plan in early sobriety, it's important to be connected to others who are on the same journey. This is especially difficult for touring musicians who spend much of their time on the road. This app offers instant connectivity to those who can provide help and support.

Special thanks to Anders Osborne, Ivan Neville, Charlie Wooton, and John Bukaty!

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