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Here, we invite you to be a part of a transformative journey towards fostering hope, healing and support for young adults battling addiction at Kennesaw State University. By contributing to our cause, you play a crucial role in empowering these individuals to reclaim their lives and build a brighter, healthier future.

Explore how your generosity can make a meaningful impact on the lives of young adults in recovery, and join us in creating a world where every young person has the opportunity to thrive academically, professionally and personally.

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Talon Twenty Campaign

Talon Twenty is monthly giving platform where individuals can give $20 a month in order to support the Center’s activities. A recurring gift of $20 every month to the Collegiate Recovery Community, would help provide students with holistic support whether it be items to help build community, travel opportunities, or supplies for educational events.

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Scholarships for Collegiate Recovery Program Members

  • The purpose of the Allen Family Scholarship in Memory of Laura Bradfield is to provide financial support to students participating in the Collegiate Recovery Program at Kennesaw State University Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery.
  • “It is with deep gratitude we embrace the Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery and the support it provides those, like Christopher, who have a great desire and longing to be well; who never give up the goal. Our hope is that this scholarship, in memory of Christopher, will provide students in recovery with financial assistance toward their college degree, but even more so, be a reminder that they are not alone, recognizing their dally victory In the face of life's challenges.”
  • William and Betsy Duffey established this endowed scholarship at Kennesaw State University in support of the Collegiate Recovery Program and in honor of their son’s graduation from Kennesaw State University.
  • The William S. and Betsy B. Duffey Collegiate Recovery Endowed Scholarship was established by The Honorable William S. Duffey, Jr. and his wife Betsy B. Duffey to provide scholarships to students who are accepted into the Kennesaw State University Collegiate Recovery Program.
  • The purpose of the Mandy Krasner Memorial Scholarship is to provide financial support to students participating in the Collegiate Recovery Community at the KSU Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery. “Our daughter, Mandy Beth Krasner, was a beautiful, warm, caring, artistic, and energetic young lady. At the age of twelve, we learned of her battle with an eating disorder. At twenty-six years old, this terrible disease ended her life due to an accidental death. This is our way of forever honoring Mandy and remembering Mandy's life.” 
  • Paul and Cathy Letalien established the Jeremy Leo Letalien scholarship to honor the memory of their son, who earned a Bachelor’s Degree of Business Administration in Finance from the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State. Jeremy graduated with high honors as a member of the Class of 2011. Jeremy passed away January 22, 2013; he was 25 years old. 
  • The Lucas family elected to establish this scholarship in order to help sustain and continue the work of the Center and to support those students who attend Kennesaw State University and do the hard work of recovering from addiction one day at a time. “We are grateful for the support shown to our family during the years our son attended Kennesaw State University.”
  • The Advisory Board of the Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery established a scholarship to support and make a direct impact on the students who participate in the Collegiate Recovery Program.
  • Established by private donors, these scholarships are awarded each year to students with excellent academic achievement and/or those students with financial need. General scholarships are financial awards given to students who represent the high standards of Kennesaw State University and the Collegiate Recovery Program.

Collegiate Recovery Scholarship Breakfast Sponsorship

The Collegiate Recovery Scholarship Breakfast is an annual event held to raise funds for the nationally recognized Collegiate Recovery Program at Kennesaw State University. See the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven program that supports students seeking and recovering from addictive disorders and mental health concerns. The event provides an opportunity to connect the community, donors and sponsors with our program and raise awareness about the needs of our students.


Advancing Connections for Recovery Conference Sponsorship