“HONOR” tour of The Opioid Spoon Project.

Saturday, June 8th 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

PAST EVENT

Join Philadelphia FIGHT on Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 11am to 1pm at Thomas Paine Plaza, Philadelphia Municipal Services Building, 1401 JFK Blvd for the final stop of the “HONOR” tour of The Opioid Spoon Project.

The tour, which includes multiple cities along the East Coast, features project founder and sculptor Domenic Esposito with his specially created 800-pound opioid spoon sculpture to memorialize those who have lost their opioid addiction battles. The HONOR tour was designed to provide individuals in each location with the opportunity to personally sign the spoon to honor the memory of loved ones lost.

Community members will have a chance to share their stories as well. The Opioid Spoon Project is committed to informing and educating the public and promoting awareness about this unfolding tragedy.

 

Speakers will include:

Ed Rendell, Board Member, Safehouse

Thomas Farley, MD, Philadelphia Health Commissioner

Domenic Esposito, Opioid Spoon Project Founder and Sculptor

Waheedah Shabazz-El, Philadelphia FIGHT Goodwill Ambassador

Jeffery Haskins, Philadelphia FIGHT Project TEACH Instructor

 

For more information about The Opioid Spoon Project, visit http://www.theopioidspoonproject.com/the-honor-tour or
https://www.facebook.com/theopioidspoonproject/.

Location Details

Thomas Paine Plaza

Location Address

1401 John F Kennedy Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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Dr. Mario Cruz

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