Ways to Donate
Our mission is to end the addiction relapse cycle.
Your partnership creates possibilities for women to rebuild their lives and thrive in recovery. Join us in changing lives by making a durable investment that ends the addiction relapse cycle for good.
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The addiction relapse cycle is real and deadly.
Even with the desire and determination to remain sober, the relapse rates are devastating. For opioid users, they are estimated as high as 91%*. The lack of access to non-destructive support systems is at the heart of why so many people relapse. Without the proper support system and community, we leave those exiting their recovery programs at higher risk than if we would have let them continue in their addiction.
You can’t go back to where it started.
Job readiness typically isn’t the main issue for women in recovery. Instead, it’s their inability to move out of the communities where their addiction began. Without income for an apartment or transportation, many women leave their recovery programs only to end up right back where they started, or worse.
But Unshattered is proving that this doesn’t have to be the case.
For over 6 years running, we have only experienced one relapse for our employee base! One hundred percent of our team has been able to move out of transitional housing and into independent living within 12 months of employment. The women of Unshattered are pursuing more than a paycheck. Unshattered is a community of like-minded women, committed to sobriety, expressing our purpose through our work, and committed to continuous growth.
When women have community, purpose, and financial stability they can withstand an extreme amount of external pressure.
We need your help.
With every donation, you're giving women the tools to overcome devastating circumstances such as addiction, incarceration, homelessness, trafficking and more. Your investment provides pathways to sobriety for our team members and the ones coming behind them.
Only 1.8% of philanthropic giving goes to organizations dedicated to serving women and children**.
Your investment has a tremendous social return.
As we work to end the addiction relapse cycle, we’re changing women’s lives for the long-term so that they can change lives in their families, communities and more. We can estimate that each woman we employ has a positive economic impact on their community of approximately $150,000 per year.
Our work has been recognized by the President of the United States alongside Google, Facebook, Amazon, Red Cross, Walgreens and more for our creative and effective work in addressing the opioid crisis.***
“I’ve seen many dollars wasted on recovery and prevention programs at the federal level. You all are doing it right and making a difference.” Kyle McGowan Former CDC Chief of Staff and Founding Partner Ascendant Strategic Partners
Ending relapse takes work.
$4500 to train each new woman through our 10 week onboarding program that provides job skills, helps her transition out of a residential recovery program back to independence, and provides a tailored 1x1 curriculum to help her begin her journey of success.
$25,000 invested in each woman in her first year of employment to provide individualized personal and professional development including therapeutic counseling, industry education, recovery coaching and more.
Gift Acceptance Policy
There’s no question we couldn’t do this without your help and we appreciate donations big or small. However, Unshattered reserves the right to refuse or return gifts that do not align with our organization's values. Some donations may not fulfill or apply to the needs of our women or our company and therefore may be refused.
When you support Unshattered, you are offering women a combination of community, employment, and personal and professional development. This combination gives them the opportunity to find their purpose and live an addiction-free life. Just like your handbag, these women are being made new again.