Grants Awarded

The Sarah Kristin Owen Fund continues to support organizations that align with its mission statement.

As of December 2020, the Sarah Kristin Owen Fund has donated over $750,000.00 to selected organizations.

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

Gateway Rehabilitation CenterProviding comprehensive care for chemically dependent adults, youth, and their families.

Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery – read a Thank You letter from POWER for the donation ROSES From Sarah made.

Angels’ Placeangelsplacepgh.org

Light of Life Rescue Missionlightoflife.org

2006, 2007, 2008

Gateway Rehabilitation CenterProviding comprehensive care for chemically dependent adults, youth, and their families.

Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery – read a Thank You letter from POWER for the donation ROSES From Sarah made.

Angels’ Placeangelsplacepgh.org

MatriArk – MatriArk at Seabrook House, a completely separate program from Seabrook House’s core adult residential services, provides comprehensive substance abuse treatment to positively change the entire life pattern of addicted mothers and their children.

The Herald wrote… Owens turn loss of daughter into mission to help others
Nov. 24 marks a devastating day each year for Ron and Judi Owen. It rekindles a deep sorrow that every other day of the year attempts to ease. Nov. 24 signifies the loss of Sarah, their 23-year-old daughter who died after battling drug addiction.

Ron and Judi recently spoke about their experience with The Pittsburgh Foundation.
During the months after Sarah’s passing, we were struggling through our grief, as well as our teenage daughter Lauren’s, and the day-to-day care of Sarah’s daughter Taylor. Close family friends, one of whom happened to be an attorney in Pittsburgh and another from Cherry Hill, New Jersey approached us about setting something up in Sarah’s memory. Click here to read the entire article.