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2017 FED UP! Event in Washington D.C.

August 31, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Our Friends for the 2017 FED UP! Event in Washington DC

2017 marks half a decade of unifying families, organizations, and allies from across our nation who’ve stood together in an alliance to end the opioid epidemic. With another year of increased deaths and the change of power in our federal government, this year we’re planning a series of events nationwide on August 31, 2017, International Overdose Awareness Day — a day of remembrance and awareness, recognized worldwide. To send the greatest impact, we’ve updated the agenda to include a press conference, networking, a candlelight vigil for those we’ve lost and a march to the White House.

We’re FED UP! and we’re calling for immediate, coordinated and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids.

Event Details

Thursday, August 31, 2017

12:00 pm – Press Conference

National Press Club, Washington, DC

Register early, seating is limited.

1:00 pm – Networking Luncheon

Networking luncheon with fellow advocates from across the nation and abroad

National Press Club, Washington, DC

7:00 pm – Candlelight Vigil

Join us as we honor our lost loved ones at the Ellipse (behind White House) followed by a march to the White House.

White House Ellipse

8:00 pm – Opioid March to White House

Eventbrite - FED UP! International Overdose Awareness Day 8.31.17

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August 31, 2017
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm


White House
1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC, 20500 United States
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