Recovery Cafe SJ Blog

POSTED: April 6, 2020 under Blog In the News

At Recovery Café San José, we make a big deal out of the birthdays-hugging, singing to people, clapping in appreciation. For our 180 members, we celebrate the days of their birth. For many of our members, we also celebrate a sobriety birthday, that day they made the courageous choice to stop using. Birthdays need to […]

POSTED: May 14, 2019 under Blog In the News

These past 5 years have been an incredible journey of self-discovery. We have a better sense of who we are as an organization and who we serve. When we first opened the doors we were open only 3 days a week, serving a handful of  members and running 2 recovery circles. Now we are open […]

POSTED: December 28, 2018 under Blog In the News

December 21st, the winter solstice, is the longest night of the year and the Fifth Annual Interfaith Homeless Memorial, held at City Hall Plaza. It has been our honor and duty to participate in this remembrance each year.

POSTED: December 19, 2018 under Blog Ways to Give

Is your retirement account subject to a Required Minimum Distribution? If so, you can avoid taxes by donating the RMD directly to the nonprofit of your choice!

POSTED: December 8, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles

Hayden is a new member at the Cafe, and already feeling grateful for having found us, breaking his former isolation.

POSTED: December 1, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles

Alicia has been taking the Café’s barista training and has hopes of working part-time at a coffee shop. “It would be really fun,” she says.

POSTED: November 20, 2018 under Blog Member Profiles

Seyed is a deeply spiritual person. He walks labyrinths, reads Thomas Merton, and speaks with the wisdom of a mystic. “I am what I seek,” he says.

POSTED: November 19, 2018 under Blog Events

We are dedicating the week of Thanksgiving 2018 to Feeding the Need. Our goal this week is to raise $5,775 – the funds to necessary to provide 1,500 meals to our members.

POSTED: November 14, 2018 under Blog Events In the News

All donations made between now and December 31, 2018 will be DOUBLED thanks to our $25,000 Year-End Challenge Fund!

POSTED: November 8, 2018 under Blog Ways to Give

Many Silicon Valley companies match donations made by their employees. Find out how you can double the impact of your gift to RCSJ.