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Road to Recovery 5K Announces The Mortar Foundation as Presenting Sponsor, Welcomes 49ers Legend Dennis Brown

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First-Ever Recovery Celebration Event Finds Support and Participation from Local Community San Francisco, CA, April 25, 2016 – Center for Open Recovery (COR), is pleased to announce that The Mortar Foundation of San Francisco has become the presenting sponsor of the Bay Area’s first-of-its-kind community wellness event supporting recovery from addiction. The Road to Recovery 5K, on Sunday, May 1, 2016 will be emceed by KPIX Channel 5 News anchorman, Allen Martin and featured speaker Dennis Brown, San Francisco 49ers alum and Super Bowl XXIX Champion. The Mortar Foundation, through their generous financial support, has chosen to stand at the forefront of this critical issue with COR to end the stigma of addiction.  Historically viewed through the lens of shame and primarily treated as a crime or moral failing, addiction is in fact, a public health issue that has grown to become a crisis in our community and across the...
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New name, new focus, big celebration!

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From an outsider’s perspective, it may seem like it’s been a bit quiet over here this past year. Well, after our big move last summer to 1170 Market Street – we did indeed go pretty silent… but we were working hard on lots of great things and are now super excited to share. As you now see…we’ve unveiled a new name. And with it, a new identity, and an evolution of purpose. We have shifted our focus from  “the problem”- addiction, to the “solution”, long-term recovery. Because as anyone in recovery knows, it’s a lifelong process – not a one-time event. So explore our new website and learn about our new initiatives. Yes, we do still offer our well-known NCA programs such as DUI, Diversion and Counseling.So explore our programs and projects to learn more and get involved. And now for another big announcement…. We thought the new name deserved…

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