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Memory Lane Part 2/2 with Jarod L, our Second Grant Recipient

Remember Jarod L?! He was our second grant recipient!  Well, Jarod just celebrated a year of continuous sobriety, we are so proud of him and his accomplishments!  Remember that when you shop State of Gratitude, you are helping us create experiences that help better the lives of newly recovering addicts.  Let's always celebrate ourselves, our accomplishments, and all the things we have each and every day. The practice of daily gratitude through the use of a gratitude journal, makes it easier to make find gratitude even on the days when it seems like there is nothing I can possibly be grateful for.  Enjoy the follow up interview and once again... Congrats Jarod! You are an inspiration and a shining example...

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Maintaining Sanity in the Midst of the Pandemic

Before the Covid-19 outbreak, every aspect about my life appeared to be on track. I had just completed all of my certifications to be a professional dog trainer and groomer, and was scheduled to open up a Doggy Daycare Center alongside my business partner in May of 2020. I have always been a go-getter, and was so excited about starting this new chapter of my life as a young business owner, not to mention, eager to begin recouping the investment costs that went into making it all possible.   Suddenly, we are in a nationwide lock down. I have never been one to sit idle, and had no clue what I was going to do with all this new free...

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Memory Lane Part 1 of 2 - KEVIN V!

We sat down with Kevin Voeltz this week to catch up with him since he received our first state of gratitude grant over 6 months ago!  We cover all the hot topics such as puppies, living alone in recovery, support systems, and celebrating a year of continuous sobriety... and many more.  Congratulations Kevin we are soo proud of you! Keep it up!   

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The Squad is GROWING! Alisa Z!

I am beyond delighted and grateful to introduce the newest member of the team. She came to me through a mutual friend and the sparks flew from Day One. There was no doubt in my mind that she is not only an incredible woman, but highly capable, bright, and ally. I am beyond excited for what the future has in store as we look to launch our pride collection as well as our new athleisure collection!  Here are her words, which can also be found under SQUAD. My name is Alisa Zhamnov. I’m 28 years old, a Pisces, and the newest member of the State of Gratitude Gang! I am so excited to support an initiative that is so close...

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