Recovery Cafe SJ Blog

POSTED: July 21, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles

Skye talks about family, gangs, drugs, alcohol, living the streets, and transitioning to a woman. It all comes back to a red dress and heels.

POSTED: July 14, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles Recovery

Chris shares honestly and openly about his mental health challenges and the necessity of structure and goals. (And playing the ukulele).

POSTED: July 14, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles

Rosanna is a petite woman with brown, soulful eyes. Her face lights up when she talks about Recovery Cafe. “It’s almost like an A.A. meeting,” she says, “but better.”

POSTED: March 12, 2018 under Blog Events Fundraising

Registration is open for our Annual Closing the Gap Breakfast. Be sure to RSVP early to guarantee a seat.

POSTED: January 25, 2018 under Blog Cafe Activities

New Assistant Cafe Manager, and expert barista, Rikki, shares the reactions of our members to our new Coffee and Espresso bar.

POSTED: January 24, 2018 under Blog Events Renovation

Members returned to our newly renovated Cafe on January 2nd with an emotional and meaningful opening ceremony. Our first three weeks in the new space have been filled with growth and happiness.

POSTED: January 20, 2018 under Blog Staff

We’re pleased to introduce three new RCSJ team members: Hollie, Rikki, and Denise. Read about what brought them to RCSJ in this post.

POSTED: December 14, 2017 under Blog Fundraising

RCSJ is now able to accept donations of stocks. If the stock has appreciated since you bought it, donating stock instead of cash could have great tax benefits to you, and a great donation to us!

POSTED: November 24, 2017 under Blog Recovery

The holidays are upon us, and with it is the presence of alcohol and stress which can be a trigger for someone who is in recovery. This blog post contains some ideas for dealing with the holiday season when in recovery.

POSTED: November 21, 2017 under Blog Renovation

RCSJ is hiring for three new positions! Our return to 80 S. 5th Street following construction, and expanding hours, means it’s time for staff to grow.

POSTED: November 18, 2017 under Blog Fundraising

RCSJ’s donors have set up a $30,000 Challenge Fund, but we only get this funding if we match through additional donations before the end of the year! We’re nearly 1/4 of the way there already. Find out how you can help.

POSTED: October 16, 2017 under Blog Fundraising Renovation

Too often people have come to expect that programs like ours will be housed in dingy places and furnished with used and worn donations. RCSJ’s message of radical hospitality means we go to the trouble to create something that says you deserve better! Read more about our efforts to furnish the new Café with care and beauty.