INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY VIGIL & RALLY AUG. 31 2018 at Vancouver Art Gallery

INTERNATIONAL OVERDOSE AWARENESS DAY VIGIL & RALLY AUGUST 31ST 2018
August 31st,2018 7 :00pm to 8:30pm at the Vancouver Art Gallery ,South Plaza/Robson Street

Organizer & Contact name : Tabitha Montgomery
Cell Phone 604 445 9299
Email Address tvmontgomery2014@gmail.com

Facebook IOAD Vigil & Rally, Vancouver Art Gallery Location- Event Page :
https://www.facebook.com/events/245637189326847/permalink/300025243888041/

Official Internationa lOverdose Awareness Website for all information on IOAD / Aug.31st
https://www.overdoseday.com/

This is being organized as a peaceful, visual International Overdose Awareness Day Vigil and Rally.
Honoring the many diverse lives lost to drug overdose and tainted illicit drugs.
Paying respects to surviving loved ones, first responders, and frontline / peers workers. As well as the many different walks of life throughout generations who’ve been deeply affected by ALL drug related issues..
There will be a candle lighting ceremony, a moment of silence .Purple Flowers. Silver Balloons.
Personal Photos of loved ones, mourned. Silver IOAD Pins and Purple Wrist Bands. Flags of Hope
and Purple Ribbons as part of the Purple Ribbon Campaign run by Moms Stop The Harm.

The Rally will have a few guest speakers on Microphone from various corners of our overdose prevention services that include; InSite. The BC Centre on Substance Use and Moms Stop The Harm.
I am personally organizing, facilitating, hosting this Vigil & Rally for the third year in a row.

Media Cover can make a very important difference in getting all of the above highlights out into the public to help shed more light on the darkest realities of the Opioid Crisis; In solidarity of other events doing the same ,happening around the World on August 31st for International Overdose Awareness Day.

All walks of life and media are welcomed to attend!