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Faces of Addiction, the Movie

$1,490 of $24,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 2 months
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My name is Eric Hatch, and I'm the originator of Faces of Addiction, a 501 (c) (3) organization.  We are soooo close to meeting all our goals, but this one needs your help.

Faces of Addiction seeks to make our understanding of addicts more humane and less a product of fear and prejudice. We do this through a collection of  50 gallery-quality photos, life stories, and sound clips.

The photos are 95% done, as are the stories. Two gallery showings are scheduled, a flip book is being designed, and a collateral physical book is contracted.  All that is great, but we're not done.

Our goal is to have 500,000 people or more experience these "faces of addiction."  Once you've seen the pictures and heard or read some of the stories, your view of addicts and addiction will be changed.

We have been encouraged to produce a 23 minute documentary based on the interviews and visuals, plus some live footage.  These will be used for prevention programs for high schools and for help in active drug recovery programs, taking the project out of the gallery and beyond the web, into  places where it is most needed.

 A 3-minute movie version exists, and some clips.  But the 23 minute documentary depends on funding.

This campaign is to fund the movie, build the associated educational programming, and publicize Faces of Addiction.

You can go to our website and meet most of the photo volunteers, see a  3-minute movie, and contribute.  Or you can help us right now!  We need to get this movie made by Jan 15, so GO FUND ME.

Faces of Addiction website 



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Photographed another volunteer today ... nearly done with that phase. Also, local NPR station WVXU did a feature on us; the online version is here: http://www.wvxu.org/post/new-exhibit-asks-viewers-listen-addicts-through-photography
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$1,490 of $24,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 2 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Faces of Addiction Inc
Certified Charity
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Loveland, OH
EIN: 824767813
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