International Overdose Awareness Day

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

Thur, Aug 31st, 2023, 3:30PM-6:30PM

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.

2021 U.S. Overdose


Overdose Deaths


increase from 2020

were the result of synthetic opioids

Triumph’s IOAD Event

Triumph looks forward to its 7th annual International Overdose Awareness Day sponsored by Gesa Credit Union and Megan Tweedy. There will be many different community partners and event speakers sharing their resources, knowledge, and stories.

Planning Committee Members
Megan Tweedy Virginia Sanchez
Dr. Gillian Zuckerman Tara Hoverson
Guillermo Verdin Kristin Anglin
Julian Ventura Mary Correa
Brandon Armour Meghan Braun
John Campos Alicia Strom Tobin
Hope Neidhold Jessica Espinoza


Event Speakers
Rigo Dominguez Brandon Armour
Gus Carillo Ruben Guzman
Andy & Brandi Wonacott Miguel Cruz
Dr. Gillian Zuckerman William Bosley
Guy Gregg Gullermo Verdin
Jessica Espinoza Javiar – Millennium Health
Rigo/Jessica Sheriff Bob Udell
Josh Cook Representative Chris Cory
Kristin Anglin Luke Jackson, Emerald National
Makayla Cantu LaDon Linde, Yakima County Commissioner
Community Resources


A Mission for Michael

Northwest Communities Education Center/ Radio KDNA

Apple Valley Counseling

OIC Yakima

Celebrate Recovery (Yakima Foursquare Church)

Living Faith Victory Center- Prayer Table

Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington

Rod’s House

Community Health of Central Washington Connect Program

Safe Yakima Valley

Community Health Plan of WA

Sundown M Ranch

Comprehensive Healthcare

Triumph Treatment Services

Coordinated Care

Yakima County Department of Corrections

Gesa Credit Union

Yakima County Sheriff’s Office

Grupo 24 Horas Yakima

Yakima Health District

Ideal Option

Yakima Neighborhood Health Services

Millennium Health

Yakima Recovery Events

Molina Health Care

Yakima Valley Farmworkers Clinic

Narcotics Anonymous

Yakima Union Gospel Mission

NAMI Yakima

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.