Take Back Day Comments by Howard County Student Volunteers

I am grateful to live in a community where people can come together to help one another. The drive-thru was a great way for people to dispose of things they did not need/could abuse in the future.

I am grateful that so many people were willing to volunteer and drop-off medications despite the weather because they were willing to be out in the cold rain to support the community.

I am thankful for Take Back Day because it gives me the opportunity to help others in my community.

It’s amazing the see the amount of people that show up on Take Back Days. It’s a great experience and I’m grateful to be around the members of HC DrugFree; they are truly outstanding people.

I am grateful that I have a family that enforces not using drugs. I am also grateful that I live in Howard County where I can take action and stand up for a drug-free county.

I am thankful for a drug-free family and environment.

I am grateful that I live in a community such as Howard County that provides more than enough support through counselors, programs, support groups, education, hotlines and more.

I am also thankful that I have never been offered drugs during school.

I am grateful that harmful drugs are out of the community, lowering the crime and keeping the community clean.

I am grateful that we have access to medications.

I am grateful that people come to donate old drugs.

I am grateful to be a part of this experience and to help make Howard County a safer community.

I’m happy that our community has the ability to help my community and decrease the amount of drugs. The ability to shape your community is a blessing and I for one feel blessed to live in an accepting, proactive community. I have been in drug-ridden communities; the people may seem hopeless, but for ours there will always be hope for a brighter, safer tomorrow.

I am grateful that Howard County and Maryland offer other people help for and with their addiction and mental illnesses.

I am grateful for Take Back Day because it allowed me to see how much work and sacrifice is put into making an event work, and how it is important to put certain things before yourself in certain situations.

I am grateful that the drugs were disposed of properly so that they wouldn’t make it back into the community.

I am grateful for the opportunity to make new friends at Take Back Day and make a positive impact on my community.

I am grateful for the opportunity to help my community, through diminishing the amount of drugs during Drug Take Back Day. I know I’m helping to make it a safer and happier place for all of those around me.

I am grateful for the fact that there were so many adults present and responsible enough to bring their unused medication to be properly disposed of.

I am grateful for earning service hours at Take Back Day and being able to be with my friends doing service

I am grateful for my friends who make service so much more fun! #takebackday

I am grateful for Drug Take Back Day because it allows me to be able to help people get rid of their prescription drugs so that they do not fall into the wrong hands.

I am grateful for the opportunity to give back.

I am that I was born into drug free family. I’m grateful to live in a county that cares about decreasing drug consumption among teenagers.

I liked helping the community. I thought that it was a fun and easy way to help the community. It is also a great way to get your community service hours.

Galvanizing! So much donated. Instant gratification knowing drugs were being removed from the streets and preventing the start of an addiction. Also got to make new friends and reunite with old friends.

It’s great to see the community coming together and getting rid of old medications. These people may be saving others from possible addiction.

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