Helping Communities Take Care Of Their Own

A Taste of Pittsburgh Magazine Online Source. In 2000 when heroin made headlines in Butler, PA there weren’t any prevention programs to help parents. Since 2003 a grassroots parent/child interactive program called Reality Tour has filled that gap. You may have never heard of it because the small non-profit CANDLE, Inc. (Community Action for Drug-free … Read more

Local Nonprofit Receives Donation from Sarver Credit Union

PUBLISHED IN THE KITTANNING PAPER; www.kittanningpaper.com categories Regional News | KP NewsDesk October 22, 2015 Community Action Network for Drug-free Lifestyle Empowerment, Inc. (CANDLE, Inc.), the 501c3 Butler based non-profit that started the original, grassroots Reality Tour Drug Prevention Program back in 2003, has received a $340 donation from the USX Federal Credit Union in … Read more

Karns City High School Football Team made history

By John Enrietto Eagle Sports Editor The Karns City High School football team made history Monday night (August 18) — and it had nothing to do with touchdowns or championships. The Gremlins became the first complete athletic team from Butler County to attend the Reality Tour Drug Prevention Program offered by non-profit organization CANDLE, Inc., … Read more

Somerset Jaycees help bring Reality Tour to the county

Posted on Oct 25, 2014 by RICK KAZMER Daily American City Editor rickk@dailyamerican.com A drug prevention program coming to Somerset County will show the step-by-step path of addiction — including the worst possible outcome — with a goal to keep families from realizing the nightmare. The Reality Tour’s focus is prevention, however, not scare tactics, … Read more

A Reality Tour Down the Road of Bad Decisions

April 15, 2014 Prevention and Recovery Services and Safe Streets recently conducted an event at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. Reality Tour 2014 began on March 30 and ended March 31. The event focused on poor decisions concerning alcohol, drugs and tobacco and how they impact a family and community members. The event … Read more