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With your help, we will realize our vision to help families impacted by the disease of addiction.

Tyler: The story behind Hope United

At nine months old, Tyler Bornstein was walking, at twelve months he was swimming with water wings, and by age five he was doing push-ups on his living room floor. An athlete from an early age, Tyler excelled at every sport he played, from baseball and soccer to football and golf. But with sports came injuries, and by the time he was eighteen, Tyler had undergone two major surgeries on his right elbow. Each one sent him home with prescription medication to help manage the pain, and innocently, before he knew it, Tyler was addicted to opiates. Read More

Tyler's parents, Shelly and Travis, founded Hope United two years later to bring awareness and support to families struggling with addiction. Today Hope United serves Summit, Stark and Portage Counties, Ohio with programs including support groups and Breaking Barriers, the educational program in area middle and high schools.

We appreciate your charitable gifts which will help Hope United realize its vision for Tyler's Redemption Place, Northeast Ohio's first Relapse Prevention and Wellness Center, as well as supporting Hope United's mission to work toward safer communities, healthier families and ending the stigma of addiction every day. Thank You.

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