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Celebration of Hope Walk 2017

The 4th Annual Celebration of HOPE Walk was held on Saturday, September 9th, 2017 on Hiering Avenue in Seaside Heights. This annual event is open to everyone affected by addiction to help raise awareness and spread hope toward recovery.

The day featured entertainment, vendors and inspirational speakers. Each participant received a yellow T-Shirt in an effort to raise awareness by transforming the Seaside Heights boardwalk into a sea of yellow. All attendees were invited to honor their loved ones by writing an inspirational message on a paper butterfly and attaching it to our commemorative Tree of HOPE.

The event also highlighted four guest speakers: Skylar Josephson, Bruce Corby, Beverly Prima and Alicia Cook. To hear their inspirational stories, video footage of the walk is available on HOPE Sheds Light’s Facebook page. The walk had nearly 2,000 attendees, media coverage and community support, and we would like to express our gratitude to everyone who participated and helped to spread our message of hope! Congratulations to Team FWH and Team Stepping Up For Sabrina for raising the most towards our mission of spreading hope for recovery at our 4th Annual Celebration of HOPE Walk!

4th Annual Celebration of HOPE Walk Sponsors


Corporate Sponsors


Major Sponsors


  • Advanced Health & Education
  • All County Exteriors
  • AMS, LLC
  • Aquatecture Associates
  • Barlo, Governale & Associates
  • Bluecrest Recovery Center
  • Bob & Patty Bennett
  • Bruce Rosetto
  • Builders First Source
  • Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks, LLC
  • Carrier Clinic
  • Colorco, Inc.
  • Community Medical Center
  • Compassus™
  • Corrinne Jewelers
  • Counsellors Title Agency Inc
  • Crossroads Realty
  • Design 446
  • Doug, Ann & Kristin Earle
  • Dover Contracting Company, Inc.
  • Dynamic Engineering Consultants
  • Footprints to Recovery
  • George and Alena Josephsen
  • Glendenning Vermont Country Homes
  • Harvey & Barbara York
  • Hiering, Dupignac, Stanzione, Dunn & Beck P.C.
  • Jim Hughes Plumbing Supply
  • John de Rouville
  • Karen Realty Group
  • Laurita Winery, L.L.C.
  • Lester Glenn Auto Group
  • Liberation Way Addiction Treatment
  • Martin Agency
  • McBride Glass, L.L.C.
  • MP Contract Flooring
  • Novins, York & Jacobus
  • OceanFirst Foundation
  • Ocean Mental Health Services
  • Oliverie Funeral Home
  • Omega Pool Structures
  • Professional Design Services
  • R.C. Shea & Associates
  • Retreat Premier Addiction Centers
  • Rosetto Realty Group, LLC
  • StarNet Solutions Inc.
  • Statewide Custom Modular Homes
  • Structural Solutions of NJ
  • TD Bank
  • The Citta Foundation
  • The Office Restaurant & Lounge
  • Toll Brothers
  • Toms River Kiwanis Daybreak Club
  • Toms River Rotary Club
  • Tony Kamand Realty
  • Treatment Partners of America
  • USI Insurance Services
  • Vision Financial Services
  • Willis & Gresek Counsellors at Law
  • Withum Audit Tax Advisory
  • WJH Engineering
  • Yezzi Associates, LLC


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