March 15, 2022

Cassandra’s Story

Colorado 2021-Cassandra Dawn Gonzales is the child of Teri Hacker. "Cassi" was a loving mother to two beautiful children, she was a daughter and sister. Cassi was a nurse and knew about fentanyl. Cassi's mother Teri first came to Voices For Awareness in search of answers to how her daughter could have been poisoned by fentanyl. Oftentimes, families never find out where the fentanyl that killed their loved one came from. Fentanyl poisonings are commonly overlooked and many victims' deaths are never investigated.
March 15, 2022

Roy’s story

Roy Toscano Poisoned by Fentanyl Voices met Jane Toscano at a Rally held in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. The Rally was held to bring attention to the fact that illicit fentanyl is coming from China and killing Americans. Jane shared her story with us about her grandson Roy Toscano. Jane wants others to know that illicit fentanyl is prevalent in the United States and can cause sudden death. Jane is an inspiration to others through her continued work to warn others about the dangers of illicit fentanyl.
March 15, 2022

Phillip’s Story

olorado- Phillip Doyle was the father and best friend to his special needs son. Phillip was a son and brother. His mother Debra shares her story of how a simple medical procedure led to deadly drugs. There are many alternatives to pain management and each patient should be evaluated for care that best suits their medical condition or procedure.
March 15, 2022

Mesa County community responding to threat of fentanyl

Voices for Awareness, a Grand Junction-based nonprofit, focuses on tackling the issue in the community. It is sharing more on why the community needs to respond to what organizers describe as a growing problem of fentanyl use. The Grand Junction Police Department has outlined the steps it is taking to address the issue.
December 20, 2020

Rally at the Chinese Embassy

Voices For Awareness attended the Rally at the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. in August 2021. Fentanyl is flooding into our Country and it is being made in China and solicited to the United States by the Mexican Cartels. We are losing our loved ones at an alarming rate. Fentanyl is a Drug of Mass Destruction!
December 20, 2020

DA wants new crime for drug distribution

by: Austin Sack www.westernslopenow.com GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KFQX) — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment data shows the number of fentanyl-related deaths in our state nearly doubled in 2021, “We can’t sit back and take any chances that people aren’t aware,” Janet Rowland, Mesa County Commissioner says.
December 20, 2020

Local Foundation launches fentanyl awareness initiative:

The Voices for Awareness Foundation is partnering with local organizations to raise awareness about the dangers of fentanyl and prevent the drug from becoming more prevalent in the community. “As fentanyl deaths continue to rise in Colorado our community partners recognize the growing need and concern to address fentanyl dangers and the impact of fentanyl in Mesa County,” a Voices for Awareness press release stated.