Background

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers, located in Painesville, received a grant to purchase items and equipment to support children staying with their mothers who enter addiction treatment programs at Oak House, a residential treatment facility for women. Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers inspires hope and healthy choices through education and supportive relationships, so individuals and families may recover from the disease of addition. Their mission is to promote lifelong recovery from addiction through education, prevention and treatment regardless of ability to pay. This grant application was endorsed by McDonald’s Owner/Operator Allen D. Smith, owner of McDonald’s restaurants located in Lake and Ashtabula counties.