Freedom House And The Somerset Patriots To Raise Awareness

CLINTON, NJ – Freedom House New Jersey and the Somerset Patriots Baseball Club have come together to help raise awareness on substance use disorders as well as to celebrate recovery. Freedom House will be present at the May 23rd game as the Somerset Patriots face the Sugar Land Skeeters.

“We are delighted to partner with the Somerset Patriots Baseball Club,” says Dawn Knill, Freedom House director of marketing and development. “Baseball is wholesome family fun. We cannot think of a better way to share information and the message of hope in recovery than at this family friendly event.”

Freedom House staff will be on hand throughout the game to share information related to substance use disorders and share hope in recovery. Tickets to this game are available for purchase at face value ($11.50) through Freedom House by contacting Dawn Knill at 908-617-5492 or dknill@freedomhousenj.org. All proceeds from these ticket purchases will benefit the men and women served by Freedom House.

“We are proud to partner with Freedom House for an event at the ballpark this season,” said Somerset Patriots President/General Manager Patrick McVerry. “The organization’s mission of helping those suffering from substance abuse, to not only save lives, but reunite families is extremely powerful. We look forward to a great night with a very special message.”

Freedom House, a 32 year old nonprofit, has facilities in Hunterdon, Morris, Mercer and Warren counties serving adult men and women. Services include a halfway house and transitional housing for adult men; case management, reunification and transitional housing for adult women and their children; and outpatient and intensive outpatient services for adult men and women. To learn more about their services visit www.freedomhousenj.org or be sure to stop by the Freedom House information table on the concourse during the May 23rd game which begins at 6:35 pm. Free giveaways while supplies last.

The Somerset Patriots led the Atlantic League in attendance and made their 14th appearance in the playoffs last season. The Somerset Patriots will welcome their 7,000,000th fan in their 20th season at TD Bank Ballpark in 2018. Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 season beginning at home on Friday, April 27th. For more information, please visit www.somersetpatriots.com.

Freedom House New Jersey, founded in 1986, provides four innovative model programs for those suffering from substance use and co-occurring disorders: long-term residential treatment in a halfway house setting to adult males; Transitional/sober living programs for men; The Family Afterward a transitional program that provides intensive case management for women who are recovering from alcoholism and/or drug addiction and who are seeking reunification with their children; and the two outpatient locations for men and women who are in need of treatment, but also need to maintain their careers and family life during the recovery period. Freedom House is committed to saving lives and reuniting families by keeping our doors and minds open, our staff engaged and our mission alive. We have too many success stories over 32 years to stop now. Our commitment to the future remains firm. For more information, please call 908.617.5492 or visit www.freedomhousenj.org

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