Teams and Walkers

Select A Team:

Donate Login
Edit in profile section

In memory of James Giedd

Created by Family Of James Giedd

James Giedd

I could tell you many sad stories about my brother and his addiction, as well as my own, but I choose to remember the laughter and not the tears. The pain and heartbreak of just typing this little article makes me so sad that I physically feel my heart ache with emptiness. For that reason this will be short because I know he wouldn't like to see me suffer. When he died, I lost myself, for quite a long time. My mother will probably never be the same, and it deeply traumatized my entire family. All I can say is: Youare my friend! You are my baby brother and my only brother! I miss your laugh! I miss your funny sense of humor! There will always be a void in my life, and I will do my best to always fill it with fond memories of you, and I have many. This world is cruel and hard and I know you are finally happy and the demons of your addictions can't harm you anymore.I know when you are near and you help me through hard times. I love you James.

Partners for Hope raise critical funds on behalf Partnership to End Addiction – the nation’s leading organization dedicated to addiction prevention, treatment and recovery. Every dollar raised on behalf of the Partnership* will help ensure free, personalized family support resources, including our national helpline, peer-to-peer parent coaching, customized online tools and community education programs, can reach those who need them most. Please consider donating to this fundraiser and sharing this page.

*Donations made to Partnership to End Addiction are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. All contributions are fully tax-deductible, as no goods or services are provided in consideration in whole, or in part, of any contribution to this nonprofit organization.  EIN: 52-1736502

Guest Book