Atlanta, Ga. – March 27, 2013 – Runwell: The Linda Quirk Foundation, a non-profit organization that funds addiction treatment centers and programs, awarded a total of $7,000 to MARR’s Family Recovery Center. The funds will help family members embrace their own journey of recovery.
“We’re honored to receive Runwell’s grant,” said Guerry Dyes, CEO of MARR. “This money will allow us to extend our support to the many families in Atlanta and beyond who are struggling with addiction. MARR is committed to helping the entire family recover — we’re excited to put these funds to use.”
Runwell’s Grant Program
Runwell: The Linda Quirk Foundation’s grant program supports accredited treatment centers and programs around the world with funding for existing scholarship programs, professional development and family education. The foundation’s goal is to provide hope to individuals and their families as they work to overcome the devastating effects of drug and alcohol addiction, as well as to promote health and wellness and the promise of recovery.
Athletes who wish to represent Runwell do so by registering for a race on Runwell’s website. Fundraising goals vary by event, and athletes typically seek sponsorship donations from friends and family as they train for their races. Runwell offers support that includes personalized online donation pages, virtual coaching from former U.S. Olympic runner Keith Brantly, and nutritional advice planning from U.S. Olympic Sports Dietician Bob Seebohar.
For more information about Runwell: The Linda Quirk Foundation, its grant program or how to get involved, visit www.Runwell.com.
About MARR Addiction Treatment Center
MARR Addiction Treatment Center is a private, non-profit organization established in 1975 to provide long-term, residential addiction treatment for men and women. MARR is dedicated to bringing lasting recovery through high-quality, gender-specific drug and alcohol rehab programs. Accredited by The Joint Commission, MARR is a member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Programs (NAATP) and Georgia Association of Recovery Residences (GARR), and is fully licensed under the laws of the State of Georgia. Visit www.marrinc.org or call 678-805-5100 for more information.