The Retreat Recovery Scholarship Fund
The Retreat Scholarship Fund helps people that can’t fully fund their residential rehabilitation - your donation will help save a life.Nationwide
At The Retreat our vision is that recovery will be available for all New Zealanders who
want help and that the stigma of addiction will be overcome. We help individuals and families sustain on-going recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs through a commitment to ensuring that everyone has access to treatment.
The Retreat Scholarship Fund was established to assist individuals that are unable to fully fund their residential rehabilitation programme - your donation will help save a life.
Read what one of our scholarship recipients said, “I called the retreat a broken woman. I had relapsed throughout lockdown and I could see no way out and I was scared for my life, I could not see the light of life through the darkness. I reached out to The Retreat. Thanks to The Retreat Scholarship fund I was able to receive immediate support and continue my recovery. The relief was immense, Tears of joy ensued. I cannot thank you enough for the gift of this scholarship. In my life I will strive to ‘Pay it forward” while living and breathing AA and the 12 steps. If it had not been for this gift, I would be still battling the demon of this disease of alcoholism. I would have lost my home and family. I believe I would be in hospital in a very serious condition or dead without it.” – Stella, alcoholic in recovery
Our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities affected by alcohol and drug or other substance abuse by providing supportive services grounded in 12 Step principles which are widely accessible, cost-effective and of the highest quality. Funds raised here help individuals unable to fully fund their recovery from alcoholism & addiction.
Use of funds
All funds raised go directly to scholarship recipients fund their programme and begin their journey in recovery. Scholarships range from $2,200 to $8,100 per individual. Ongoing donations received ensure the sustainability of our scholarship programme.
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This page was created on 4 Aug 2020 and closes on 4 Aug 2021.