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Gift Of Hope Scholarship

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It’s been a subject of news reports both local and national: the opiate drug epidemic in central and northeast Pennsylvania is skyrocketing and Geisinger Marworth is stepping in to do something about it.
Geisinger Marworth offers a variety of alcohol and drug rehab programs and services to meet the unique needs of individuals and families struggling with the disease of addiction. With Inpatient and outpatient services as well as newly added detox spaces, recreational therapy, a fitness center and a Therapeutics Activities Program Marworth is uniquely positioned to address and provide critical care addiction treatment. With continued support and generosity from caring donors like you, fewer people could become addicted, and countless lives could be saved.
Probably one of the most profound ways that donors support Geisinger Marworth is providing financial resources for patients who cannot afford to attend the program. The Gift of Hope fund provides scholarships for nearly 75 people each year who otherwise would not get the treatment, counseling and guidance on their way to sobriety.
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For Greg Petrocelli of Bellmore, New York, the Gift of Hope scholarship could not be more aptly named. “I had decades of alcohol and drug abuse under my belt, and a family history of addiction and mental illness, before I went to Marworth. I was in such a dark place, ready to die, and using drinking and drugs to get me there,” he remembered. He was able to attend Marworth thanks to funds from the Gift of Hope. “And that’s what I have now, I’m filled with it: hope. I can’t begin to tell you how much my life has changed since my treatment,” With your help we can provide patients, like Greg, with the tools they need to turn their lives
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