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PROVIDING HOPE

CHANGING LIVES

BUILDING FUTURES

Mark Garwood Foundation Phoenix Scholarship recipients

PROVIDING HOPE.

CHANGING LIVES.

BUILDING FUTURES.

Mark Garwood

Our Story

One May 24, 2014, Erica and John Garwood tragically lost their 24-year-old son, Mark,

to complications of substance use disorder and type I diabetes.

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Mark Garwood

Our Story

Mark Garwood

On May 24, 2014, at the age of 24, Mark Garwood lost his battle with substance use disorder. Throughout Mark's struggle, the Garwoods witnessed the hopelessness, frustration, and desperation so many people endure while battling substance use disorder. They also witnessed the change that support fosters in individuals who are committed to creating a sober, stable, and productive future.

The Mark Garwood Foundation was established to honor Mark’s life by providing a way forward for men and women who are committed to pursuing a path out of the darkness. If we can reach one individual, save one life, ease one person’s struggle back to wholeness, then Mark’s legacy will be well-served.

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One May 24, 2014, Erica and John Garwood tragically lost their 24-year-old son, Mark,

to complications of substance use disorder and type I diabetes.

Throughout Mark's struggle, the Garwoods witnessed the hopelessness, frustration, and

desperation so many people endure while battling substance use disorder. They also witnessed the change that support fosters in individuals who are committed to creating a sober, stable, and productive future.

The Foundation was established to honor Mark’s life by providing a way forward for men and women who are committed to pursuing a path out of the darkness. If we can reach

one individual…save one life…ease one person’s struggle back to wholeness, then Mark’s legacy

will be well-served.

photo of Mark Garwood
Phoenix Scholarship recipients

The Mark Garwood Foundation provides hope, changes lives, and builds futures for adults in south Florida who are recovering from substance use disorder.

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