2020 Reaching New Heights Women’s Luncheon

The mission of Reaching New Heights is to raise funds to help women in treatment and celebrate those women with their own recovery

2020 Reaching New Heights Women's Luncheon

The 2020 Reaching New Heights Luncheon

Dear Supporters of Cumberland Heights: As you have likely anticipated, Cumberland Heights is cancelling our upcoming “Reaching New Heights” luncheon due to the coronavirus and the health measures being recommended by city, state and national officials to help “flatten the curve” and slow the spread of this virus. We know you were looking forward to this important fundraising luncheon – we all were. However, we are confident you understand the situation in which we find ourselves today. We thank you for supporting this annual fundraiser with your ticket purchase and/or sponsorship. It’s because of support like yours that Cumberland Heights is able to continue providing treatment for people seeking recovery from alcoholism and drug dependency. This fundraiser, as you know, specifically supports our women’s programs. Hundreds of women and their families have received hope and healing throughout the years because of your generosity. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Rachel Williams, our Development Coordinator, at rachel_williams@cumberlandheights.org or via phone at 615-432-3228. Again, thank you for your support of Cumberland Heights. We deeply appreciate you, and wish you peace and health, especially during difficult times like these.  

2020 Reaching New Heights Women's LuncheonWhen bright high school student Mia Fontaine trade school uniforms and afternoons at the beach for drugs and danger in rural Indiana, her mother Claire Fontaine set out on a gripping journey to save her daughter. Together, they co-authored ComeBack: A Mother and Daughter’s Journey Through Hell and Back, a best-selling memoir that chronicles Mia’s drug-fueled descent into society’s underbelly and her remarkable healing process that led her from being a high school dropout and runaway to a graduate of Georgetown University.

Mia Fontaine is the co-author of the bestselling memoir ComeBack, as well as Have Mother, Will Travel. She also is a motivational speaker on the personal, social and economic costs of drug addiction and child sexual abuse. Mia has been featured on Good Morning America, The O’Reilly Factor, and NPR, and published articles in The New York Times and The Atlantic. She works at Microsoft, exploring how technology can be used to better people’s lives.

Claire Fontaine is a writer who has worked with numerous award-winning producers and directors. She is also a certified life coach and certified relationship coach who focuses on personal transformation, relationships and parenting.

Claire and Mia Fontaine are a compelling and dynamic team whose joy, passion, and gratitude are infectious, leaving audiences inspired and awakened to the possibilities in their own lives.

Here's a look back at our 2019 Reaching New Heights Women's Luncheon with our speaker Tara Conner

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