HAMILTON, Ohio -- A Butler County mother of two is giving back to the organization she credits to helping her recover from a heroin addiction.
Samantha Weber has been clean for 10 months, and she said she owes it all to Sojourner Recovery Services. Weber entered treatment after the birth of her daughter. Children's services gave her an ultimatum: Get clean or lose custody of your children.
Weber moved into the Hamilton facility and was able to regain full custody of her son and daughter.
Now, Weber is donating to the center. Through her family's annual motorcycle ride and poker run, she raised $2,800 for Sojourner.
"I really want to inspire others to get clean, because there is a better life out there than chasing heroin all day long," Weber said. "Especially if you have kids. Those kids need you."
A representative from Sojourner said the donation will go towards construction of a new on-site playground for mothers and children.
If you or a loved one need help battling an addiction, Sojourner offers walk-in assessments Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.