International Overdose Awareness Day

Sarg Hubbard Park – 111 S 18th St, Yakima, WA 98901

Fri, Aug 30th, 2024, 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM

Triumph and Gesa Credit Union partner to host this years event at Sarg Hubbard Park. All are welcome! Join us to create a safe space for mourning, discuss ways to support recovery, and share stories of hope and new life.

“Mourn the dead, fight for the living, forget us not…”


Make a tribute to help #EndOverdose

Honor those who have passed by sharing a story…

Different community partners and individuals from around central Washington come together to share resources, tell their stories, and to remember those whose lives have been lost. If you would like to submit a story, please click the button below.

Stories Shared with Us

Help those in recovery by making a donation.

Click the donate button below to donate in tribute to someone in your life who has suffered from overdose. Make your donation re-occurring and become a partner with Triumph to help end overdose in our community. Your donation helps create hope and new life.

2022 U.S. Overdose


Overdose Deaths


increase from 2002

were the result of synthetic opioids

Triumph’s IOAD Event

Triumph looks forward to its 8th annual International Overdose Awareness Day sponsored by Gesa Credit Union. There will be many different community partners and event speakers sharing their resources, knowledge, and stories.



Coffee & Donuts sponsored by Ziply Fiber during vendor set-up. All are invited! 


Program kicked off by Representative Tom Dent featuring speakers who have experienced overdose, lost friends and family, or are working to help save lives. 


Ice Cream Social and activities such as rock painting, memory wall tributes, and more. 

Planning Committee Members

Megan Tweedy

Mary Correa
Gillian Zuckerman Kim Wakeman
Jessica Espinoza Lizbet Maceda
Kristin Anglin John Campos
Alicia Stromme Tobin Lisa Hagreen
Virginia Sanchez Kimberly Hitchcock
Tara Hoverson Jennifer Shelton
Janet Stelzer Alejandro Brito
Miguel Cruz Marisol Esparza
Guillermo Verdin Nancy Gutierrez
Hope Neidhold Lori Bethay
Renee Kollman
Event Speakers

More details soon… 

Want to participate?

We welcome any and all from the community to come and participate. Whether you are a community partner, community leader, or just a prospective attendee, we’d love to see you. Community partners can set up an informational table or speak at the event to share resources with event attendees. Please RSVP above if you’d like to speak or table, and email us with any questions.