Empowering Communities to Fight Addiction.

Nobody should have to fight addiction alone.

Organizations locally and nationwide work every day to combat this threat to our communities. With all these resources available, why do so many of our loved ones suffer alone? The stigma of addiction, gaps in available care, and difficulty finding and accessing resources. We envision communities in which everyone can access the prevention, treatment, recovery, and family support resources they need to live healthy lives, free from addiction.

Together, we can fight addiction.

We strive to address gaps in the systems of care for those who are struggling with drug misuse, collaborating with community leaders and organizations to make a sustainable impact in our communities. For us, this work is personal. When Rayce Rudeen died of a fentanyl overdose in 2016, his family created a foundation in his name to prevent others from suffering the same loss.

Leading the conversation

We are leading our community toward a united and compassionate response to addiction. By hosting community discussions and events, we initiate healthy and empowering conversations to remove the stigma of addiction.

Addressing gaps in care

We collaborate with local colleges and researchers, organizations, businesses, and community coalitions to remove the silos in which we work, identify gaps in care, and meet those needs together.

Ensuring access to care

To support those fighting addiction and their families, we are building connections, educational tools, and resources for community members to find and access addiction care.


Let's fight addiction —together.


100% of your tax-deductible donation to the Rayce Rudeen Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, directly funds programs in our communities.


Join us to collaborate with other local colleges and researchers, organizations, and community coalitions working to understand and fight addiction.


Only together can we win the fight against addiction. Connect with us to join the conversation, collaborate, and make an impact.

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