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MAF Awarded $79,000 Grant from Cigna Foundation

Matt Adams Foundation for Opioid Recovery Receives $79,000 Cigna Foundation Grant Establishes program to increase access to Peer Recovery Support and harm reduction services in Arkansas; a state where in the past three years drug deaths have increased by 17%* and during a time when those who struggle with substance…

2021 Charity Golf Tournament at Stonebridge Meadows

The Matt Adams Foundation is presenting its inaugural Charity Golf Tournament benefiting their life saving harm reduction and recovery efforts across Northwest Arkansas. Stonebridge Meadows Golf Club of Fayetteville is graciously hosting the event on Friday, May 21st, 2021. The tournament will be a four-person scramble style tournament starting with lunch…

MAF Invited to National Safety Council's Head Quarters

Brittany from the Matt Adams Foundation was invited to participate in the National Safety Council's 2019's Survivor Advocate workshop which brings together leaders who've turned personal tragedy into action and change across our country.--The last three days have been a whirlwind! I was so excited to have been invited to…

Benton County Youth Prevention 2019

I want to take a moment and thank Drug Free Benton County and their choices campaign for having the Matt Adams Foundation out over the last two weeks in schools all through Benton County talking to kids. Together, the Matt Adams Foundation's Brittany Adams-Kelly and Jordan Ellington along side former…

Winfest 2019

Had an amazing showing of support this weekend at Winfest Music Festival and the Springdale Treatment Center art show for recovery. We gave out and trained nearly 50 people in the community with our naloxone kits. Thank you to our wonderful new volunteers helping us on this mission. Our reported saves are…

Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce Non-Profit of the Year 2019

I am humbled to have accepted the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce Non Profit of the Year 2019 Excellence in Business Award on behalf of the Matt Adams Foundation. Tomorrow is the two year anniversary passing of our beloved Matt. This award has so much blood, sweat, and tears poured into it.…

West Fest 2019

Thank you to everyone who came by our booth this weekend at West Fest. We shared stories, gave hugs, trained people on naloxone and brought awareness to this crisis affecting so many.  "The table we had at west fest this weekend was next to a booth selling crystal jewelry. The ladies…

Rumble on the Rez 2019

On Saturday, we tabled at Rumble on the Rez put on by the #SoberWarriors and Chad Lion Leoncello at the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation. It was an inspiring event, bringing boxers from all over, musicians, artists and advocates together to stand in solidarity for recovery. We trained people and distributed over 75 naloxone kits…

All4Knox Summit - Keynote Speaker

It was an honor sharing our story, our love for Matt, and our hope for all those struggling with addiction. This is a very challenging thing to talk about but I know it’s also very important his story is told as it resonates with so many. We are losing our empaths,…

NWA Naloxone Distrubtion

EVERY FIRST AID KIT, PERIOD. Naloxone distribution is a huge effort we at the Matt Adams Foundation are trying to push throughout the NW Arkansas community. We want to get it in as many first aid kits as possible to save lives when every second counts. Naloxone is the lifesaving…

ENIGMA 2019

Enigma May 19th, 2019 was a huge success. We had a great showing by the community, gave away over 100 naloxone kits, had an incredibly successful fun silent auction, and powerful speakers sharing their personal stories of recovery and why harm reduction, breaking the stigma, and access to alternative treatment…

Interview With 105.3 KISS NWA

We recently did an interview with 105.3 KISS NWA about the Matt Adams Foundation, our harm reduction efforts, and our upcoming benefit concert. Listen above <3

2018 AT Hike for Recovery: Heather and Matt's Story

If any of you follow me, you probably know that my life is still in a very turbulent state. I think this is normal for a loss where you also lose your sense of self and home. After spending time near my hometown of Massachusetts among amazing life long and…
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