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Monday, November 08, 2021

‘Kendra Gives Back’ Event from Kendra Scott Jewelry to Benefit AHN Recovery Medicine

This Thursday through Sunday, 20 percent of each purchase at Kendra Scott will be donated to AHN program which provides high-quality, compassionate care to those who are living with substance use disorders 

PITTSBURGH – Those looking to get a head start on their holiday shopping will have an opportunity to do so while making a difference this weekend at jewelry retailer Kendra Scott.

On Thursday, Nov. 11 through Sunday, Nov. 14, 20 percent of shoppers’ purchases online or in-store at Kendra Scott Pittsburgh Walnut Street will be donated to AHN Recovery Medicine. Online shoppers should enter code ‘GIVEBACK-APKFK’ in the coupon code box at checkout on kendrascott.com. Those shopping in person or by phone can simply mention ‘AHN’ and the donation will be made from their purchase(s).

The event will kick off on Thursday evening with an in-store shopping party in which guests can enjoy refreshments while they shop. Recovery Medicine medical director Mark Fuller, MD, will be onsite. Those who wish to attend should RSVP here.

“We are so grateful to Kendra Scott for their continued efforts to support the mission of AHN which is to create a remarkable health experience, freeing people to be their best,” said Allie Quick, chief philanthropy officer, AHN. “We are confident that the community will embrace this opportunity to treat themselves and/or their loved ones while supporting one of our region’s most vital programs.”

AHN Recovery Medicine, part of AHN’s Center for Inclusion Health, is an evidence-based program providing comprehensive and compassionate care to those living with substance use disorders. The program’s multidisciplinary team includes board-certified addiction medicine specialists, nurses, social workers, behavioral health specialists and certified recovery specialists. With a focus on treating the whole person, the team works to identify and address patients’ full range of needs which may be related to housing, food access, primary care, behavioral health and more.

As reported by the CDC earlier this year, 2020 saw the highest number of drug overdose deaths in the U.S. in recorded history. In continuation of the opioid epidemic, and amid the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 93,000 lives were lost due to overdose. This represents a nearly 30 percent increase nationally, and a 17 percent increase in Pennsylvania from 2019.

To learn more about AHN Recovery Medicine, and the many programs of AHN’s Center for Inclusion Health, visit www.ahn.org/center-for-inclusion-health.  

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