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Recovery Realized: The Eating Recovery Foundation

When it comes to eating disorder recovery, the Eating Recovery Foundation is an asset to those afflicted with — or at risk for — an eating disorder. The Foundation’s Charitable Care Fund is a fund that can fill the treatment gap for those whose financial hardship prevent the opportunity of recovery. Learn more about the fund and how you can help.
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Have there been times in your life when what should be possible feels impossible?

Whether you have a “can do” personality or are a “fix it” expert, the impossible rarely becomes possible without the influence, guidance, or support of others. 

When it comes to eating disorder recovery, the Eating Recovery Foundation is an asset to those afflicted with — or at risk for — an eating disorder, as well as their support system of family members, friends and caregivers, and treating professionals.

Eating Recovery Foundation makes recovery realized. We are saving and improving the lives of those affected by eating disorders.

These notes of appreciation affirm the impact of our mission:

“I will never be able to adequately express my thankfulness and gratitude for all you have done. I was in a very dark place in my recovery journey when my insurance dropped me. You so kindly stepped in and assumed the risk and paid for my care. You may never realize how crucial you are to my eating disorder recovery.” - Brit A., North Carolina

“When I came to Eating Recovery Center, I was in the darkest time of my life. I didn’t want to live, and I had no hope for my future. This was my last try at recovery. I needed professionals to guide me, but I had exhausted all of my funds and this was not financially viable. Eating Recovery Foundation’s Charitable Care Fund gave me the chance to recover and that gift gave me my life back.

I want others to have the same opportunity for recovery from an eating disorder...not everyone had the chance to find the strength within themselves… I’m so grateful that I did.” - Nicole G., Washington

These patients are recipients of the Foundation’s Charitable Care Fund, a fund that can fill the treatment gap for those whose financial hardship prevent the opportunity of recovery. Their desire to assist others in making lasting recovery possible — not impossible — is a personal call to action, and one you, too, can share.

As we approach Eating Recovery Day on Tuesday, May 2nd, Eating Recovery Foundation invites you to join us in making recovery realized.  Here’s how:
  • Text to Give — Just text the word RECOVERY to 50155 and make a donation to support education, research and charitable care.
  • Dine out — Eating Recovery Foundation is holding restaurant night fundraisers at select Panera, Corner Bakery, and Torchy’s Tacos locations near Eating Recovery Centers across the country to celebrate Eating Recovery Day from 4-8 PM. Participation requires a flyer for Panera and Torchy’s we can share with you.
  • Volunteer — Volunteer to share your story of recovery as a testament to change how eating disorders are viewed, prevented, and treated. Or, host a small informational gathering in your community sometime this year to spread the word about Eating Recovery Foundation’s mission.

Want to make recovery realized and aid in the prevention of eating disorders? Please reach out to ERF and we will provide you with more details.

Leslie McKay
Executive Director
Eating Recovery Foundation
 
 
 
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Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center are accredited through the Joint Commission. This organization seeks to enhance the lives of the persons served in healthcare settings through a consultative accreditation process emphasizing quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.

Organizations that earn the Gold Seal of Approval™ have met or exceeded The Joint Commission’s rigorous performance standards to obtain this distinctive and internationally recognized accreditation. Learn more about this accreditation here.

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