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Mar
26

It is with heavy heart that we share the news of Kay Larmors passing

Kay Larmor10/26/43-2/26/18It is with heavy heart that we share the news of Kay Larmor’s passing.Kay worked at Our Hope for 20 years, beginning in 1978.  Kay devoted her entire professional career to helping others to recover and rebuild their lives. She was a devoted counselor and friend.She... read more
Mar
16

Our Hope's Heather Greko and Claire Timmer talking all things An Evening of Hope on WGVU

WGVU put the spotlight on Our Hope Association's Heather Greko (Executive Director) and Claire Timmer (Development Coordinator) talking to Shelley Irwin about our mission of offering recovery to women who seek healing from the disease of addiction, and our third annual gala event coming up, An... read more
Mar
16

Our Hope Association to Welcome Susan Ford Bales as Keynote Speaker at Third Annual Gala, 'An Evening of Hope'

 Our Hope Association to Welcome Susan Ford Bales as Keynote Speaker at Third Annual Gala, 'An Evening of Hope'  Contact: Claire Timmer Development Coordinator Our Hope Association (616) 451-2039 Ext. 228 clairetimmer@ourhopeassociation.org Grand Rapids, Mich. - Our Hope... read more
Mar
05

Incarceration is Not The Cure by Board Member, Susan Lovell

Incarceration is Not The CureBy Susan B. LovellBetsy’s the pretty girl who grew up next door in Forest Hills-East Grand Rapids. Adopted as a baby into a loving family—a caring mom and dad, a smart older brother and a grandfather who’s a prominent surgeon. Betsy was a sparkling child through grade... read more
Feb
28

Addiction, Recovery and Gratitude- an article written by Board Member, Mark Thomson

Addiction, Recovery and Gratitudeby: Mark Thomson, Our Hope Association Board of Directors Member One of the most consistent themes within recovery support groups is gratitude.  As with so much in the addiction recovery movement, this emphasis on gratitude is for very practical reasons.... read more
Feb
14

I was a "functioning alcoholic" until I wasn't

I was a "functioning alcoholic" until I wasn't: An Our Hope Advisory Board Member's StoryUntil 1996, it appeared I was leading a charmed life—happily married for 10 years to a wonderful man, two beautiful, smart, healthy kids, a successful 16-year career as an Executive at a Fortune 500 Company—and... read more
Feb
06

The Best Tips For Recovering With A Fresh Start On Your Finances

The Best Tips For Recovering With A Fresh Start On Your Finances  by: Michelle PetersenGetting clean means a whole new you, and part of your healthy lifestyle includes better economic choices.  You may not know how to recover financially, but with these tips you can make a fresh... read more
Feb
06

Winter 2018 Newsletter

To read Our Hope Association's Season's of Hope Newsletter: Winter 2018, click here. 
Jan
24

How Fitness Can Aid in Your Addiction Recovery

Photo credit PixabayHow Fitness Can Aid in Your Addiction RecoveryBy Adam Cook “More than 90 Americans die from overdoses each day.” – The HillWith addiction being the leading cause of preventable death in the U.S., researchers from the National Institute on Drug Abuse are continuing the quest... read more
Dec
22

Happy Holidays!

Our Hope staff wishes you a joyous holiday season and a new year filled with peace, happiness, and HOPE!
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