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Upcoming Events: Film, Danny Trejo Luncheon
Alpha Home, Inc.

January, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Letter to My Mother Film Screening
(A one-night only event)
When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 7 p.m.
Where: Santikos Palladium
Alpha Home is delighted to partner with artist Branislav Jankic to screen Letter to My Mother, a short film about mothers struggling with addiction.
 
Following the film's screening, a Q&A will take place with Branislav Jankic and Monika Jac Jagaciak (Directors of the film), Dr. Richard P. Usatine (Professor of Family and Community Medicine at UT Health Science Center) (UTHSCSA), Melissa Dobbertin (Outpatient and Admissions Director at Alpha Home and one of the mothers featured in the film) and Rachel Rivera (Alpha Home Alumnae and one of the mothers featured in the film). The Letter to My Mother book will be available for sale and signing by the artist. Funds raised by this project will be donated to recovery homes that help mothers with addiction and their children in the United States. 

Letter to My Mother is a visual and literary body of work created by artist Branislav Jankic that reveals an impactful look into the lives of mothers suffering from addiction in the United States. The project strives to lift the stigma of addiction and create and international support system for those suffering from this disease, particularly mothers. The short film was shot during the first exhibition of the project ,that was held in New York, in June 2016
 
Individual tickets are $10, which includes popcorn and a drink. Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.santikos.com/Booking/palladium-imax/3969409
Doorways of Hope Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Danny Trejo
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When: Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 11:30 a.m.
Where: Omni San Antonio Hotel at the Colonnade

Alpha Home is excited to announce actor/producer, actor/producer Danny Trejo will be the keynote speaker at its upcoming 11th Annual Doorways of Hope luncheon presented by Valero Energy Foundation

At the luncheon, Danny will be speaking about his own Journey to Recovery, highlighting his transition from imprisonment to his life as a devoted father of three and an intervention counselor, both roles that he says bring him the most satisfaction. 

"I was an addict and alcoholic and I know that road," said Trejo. "That road leads to death, institutions or insanity. I've been sober for 48 years and have had a great, great life."

Alcoholism and addiction affects lives, families and communities across our nation and around the world. Since 1966, Alpha Home has served as a pathway of hope, healing and recovery through spiritually based drug and alcohol services and support. 
 
Individual tickets and sponsorships are available for purchase here: https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/AlphaHomeInc/doorwaysofhope.html
 
For more information, contact Megan Butler, Director of Development & Marketing at 210-785-3007, or email donate@alphahome.org
Purchase tickets here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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