Recovery Cafe SJ Blog

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.

POSTED: October 2, 2017 under Blog Cafe Activities Volunteers

What makes the RCSJ kitchen work? With donated food, lots of volunteers, great creativity, and barely any budget, Chef Doug gets nutritious meals to our members every day. In this post he tells you how he does it.

POSTED: September 29, 2017 under Blog Member Profiles

Learn what brought Mario to RCSJ, and why he recommends it to others seeking to overcome their addictions.

POSTED: September 15, 2017 under Blog Cafe Activities School for Recovery

School for Recovery provides members the opportunity to address their challenges in a loving, supportive environment and be recognized for committing to the program. This week’s School for Recovery Awards celebration was especially meaningful.