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Nov
20
2012

Wreaths for Recovery

Categories: Giving, News, Treatment

Crossroads and Milestone Foundation are teaming up to decorate and sell festive wreaths this holiday season in various locations around Portland and Old Orchard Beach, Maine.

Crossroads and Milestone Foundation – both nonprofit organizations – are getting their clients involved, using the “Wreaths for Recovery” project as a treatment tool.

Clients from the Crossroads halfway house and Milestone extended care facility are working together throughout the whole process, from decorating the wreaths to the sales and marketing. The experience is a team-building activity that also teaches them how to run a seasonal business.

The 22″ Maine balsam wreaths can be purchased for $20.00. Proceeds of the wreath sales will benefit Crossroads and Milestone Foundation substance abuse treatment programs directly.

The wreaths are now available for sale at the following locations in Maine:

Milestone Foundation, 28 Portland Avenue in Old Orchard Beach
Any time you can stop by!

Outside Coffee by Design, Washington Avenue  and India Street locations  in Portland
Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00am – 12:00pm (through December 16th)

Outside Jimmy the Greek’s, Old Orchard Beach and Maine Mall locations
Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00am – 4:00pm

Outside of Midas, Forest Avenue in Portland
Monday – Friday from 3:00pm – 6:00pm (beginning on 11/23/12)

Outside Casco Bay Lines, near Flatbread Pizza in Portland
Fridays and Saturdays from 10:00am – 2:00pm (including Black Friday, through December 1st)

Portland Flea for All, Preble Street in Portland
Saturday from 10:00am – 2:00pm (on 11/24/12)

Those interested in purchasing wreaths that cannot make it to these locations or  may need a larger order, may contact Kelly at kellyt@milestonefoundation.org or Nikki at noliver@crossroadsme.org to make other arrangements. {Download an order form}

More on the organizations: 

Crossroads provides gender-responsive addiction and behavioral health treatment services in a safe and respectful environment so individuals and families can lead healthy lives. For more information, call 207.773.9931 or visit www.crossroadsme.org

Milestone Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit corporation licensed by the State of Maine to provide emergency shelter, detoxification, and extended care to chronic substance abusers. For more information, call  (207) 775-4790 or visit www.milestonefoundation.org

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This was definitely a life changing experience. The staff was wonderful and I am leaving here sober, happy and healthy. I thank everyone for their love and care.”
– Back Cove Women’s Residential Program Client

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