You Give Us So Many Reasons To Be Thankful! Blessings Abound At Emerge!

Rachel Huffman Takes on Role as Emerge CEO

New CEO Refers to Emerge as ‘A New Hope” for people recovering from addiction.

“Emerge is a new kind of treatment — a new hope. If we can continue to grow and follow God’s will, the possibilities are endless. We can plan all day but if it’s not in alignment with God’s will, it’s not going to happen.”

— Rachel Huffman, CEO of Emerge Recovery & Trade Initiative

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Giving hope and helping us reach a historic milestone

Whether you were a sponsor, table host, donated an auction item, attended, volunteered or prayed for the success of those seeking to rebuild their lives, know that the #brighterdays continue to transform lives at Emerge!

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Staff at Arise look forward to holiday season

“The future is bright at Arise. More and more people are finding out about us and the more that happens, the more it’s going to continue to grow!” — Shayne Shaffer, manager, Arise Cafe

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#brighterdays in Men's Recovery Housing Program


After 25 years in active addiction, 35 trips to jail, nine prison numbers and countless close calls with death, Mike Kinder says he has finally found peace and a new way to live at Emerge Recovery & Trade Initiative.

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New Community Partnerships!

Impressed by the work underway at Emerge Recovery & Trade Initiative, a local business owner recently donated several custom-made bedside tables to the men’s recovery housing program. 

Working with students at the Greene County Career Center, the owners at Albrecht Wood Interiors & Rhoads Estate Homes created 10 custom bedside tables for the men's space at Emerge — all of which are being used by men who are working to turn their lives around. 

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Tour Takeaways

On October 27, Senator JD Vance and his team toured the Emerge campus and were able to see the mission that is unfolding. In under 4 months, 67 men from 10 counties of Ohio have entered our doors to continue their substance use treatment.

“The team at Emerge is doing incredible work, helping people in this community get over addiction and find training for successful careers. I’m so grateful they were able to show me around their facility today. I look forward to my next visit and watching them continue their mission.” - Senator Vance 

Clinic Staff Internships

The Emerge Recovery and Trade Initiative has welcomed students who are getting real-world experience in the field of substance use treatment.

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Embrace the Journey 2023!

Watch this quick recap of our Signature Event and help us reach our final goal of raising $300,000 for Emerge Recovery & Trade!

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Trades Institute Classes Begin

The Trades Institute began its inaugural HVAC class at the end of September with Kevin Moore at the helm.  Since then, The Trades Institute has grown in staff and students.

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Volunteer Opportunity!!

Are you looking for an opportunity to give your time to support Emerge? Be part of our UD FLYER Concession Team and help work the concession stand at home basketball games and other events at UD Arena. With your support, Emerge can earn $500 or more in revenue at each event.

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  • 8-10 foot Christmas Tree

  • Chess sets for men’s recovery housing area

  • Men’s winter hats and gloves

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