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Scott Zebrowski Scholarship Fund
In remembrance of Scott Zebrowski, help give someone the gift of recovery!
Scott was a unique young man who had the biggest heart. He would give the shirt off his back and spent many hours volunteering at church, often buying food for homeless people he would meet on the street. He was a devout Catholic and made family his priority, always saying “family is everything." Scott loved spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews who lovingly referred to him as “Uncle Scotty." Although Scott was a very giving person, he battled privately with a substance use disorder. He fought hard for years but unfortunately the addiction took him over, and he died from an accidental overdose on February 28, 2017. Scott’s twin sister Jill has set up the Scott Zebrowski Scholarship in his memory to help others find help from a Substance Use Disorder.
Brenna Lefleor Scholarship Fund
Help someone on the road to recovery in Brenna's name.
Marta Lefleor, a former board member, lost her daughter to substance use disorder in 2014. Brenna was a sweet, loving, smart, artistically talented and compassionate person. She found a love for cheerleading. She started by cheering for a community team and by the time she hit high school, she was coaching the community team and cheering for the high school. Brenna suffered an injury when someone fell on her resulting in several fractured vertebrae and prescriptions for opioids. Brenna battled with her substance use disorder for four years and ultimately lost her life. Marta has allowed Brenna’s spirit to walk with her to inform and educate others. Marta teaches a quilting and crocheting class at McShin and created this scholarship, in Brenna’s memory to help others suffering from a substance use disorder find help.
Trey Duncan Scholarship Fund
In remembrance of Trey Duncan, help give someone the gift of recovery
Trey always went all-in when pursuing his passions. From a lifelong love for sports, including a prolific youth baseball career, to teaching himself how to play – and shred – the guitar like his hero, Slash, Trey lived his life to the fullest. He also earned the nickname “Mr. Christmas” because spending the holidays with family was so special to him. You’d often hear him jamming out to Christmas tunes in his car year round. He also loved all things Disney! Disney World was his favorite place to visit, and “Toy Story” was the first movie that he fell in love with. His hero Buzz Lightyear’s famous quote, “To infinity and beyond,” holds a special place in our hearts. Trey battled with his substance abuse disorder for two years and ultimately lost to an accidental overdose on December 3, 2019. His family has set up this scholarship fund in Trey’s name to help others find help from a Substance Use Disorder.
General Operating Costs
Help McShin with day to day expenses.
Currently McShin Foundation is the only CAPRSS (Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services) organization of its kind in the entire state of Virginia and 1 of 19 in the country. We provide not only residential services to its clients, but also intervention and recovery services and resources, recovery education and advocacy, and access to external community resources through our strong collaborative organizational partnerships. We operate with a staff of 33 and offer Recovery Coach Training monthly to all participants.
Jail Based Recovery Programs
Help bring recovery to more incarcerated individuals.
The McShin Foundation facilitates recovery pods in Pamunkey Regional Jail. Graduates of the program once released are offered a two-week scholarship through this donation campaign.
The Communities Project
The Communities Project is supported through the sponsorship of The McShin Foundation.
The Communities Project is a national initiative with the mission of saving a million lives from substance use related deaths over the next two decades. We save lives by investing in the community leadership of people with lived experience and individuals who lead key addiction focused initiatives. Investments in community leadership, through training and coaching, amplify programmatic accomplishments, expand collective efforts, and dramatically escalate opportunities to save lives.
Indigent Program Help
Give something to someone who has nothing.
Please make a donation to those individuals for whom cost is a barrier. We never want to see a participant get discouraged about their recovery due to bed fees.