Off The Blue Couch

A nonprofit organization

8 donors

 Off The Blue Couch is inspired by the life of Audua Pugh.

She shares her journey of transformation from drugs and alcohol use, to sustainable recovery. 

Through workshops, Audua discusses her battle with drugs and opens up about her return to college and the difficulty she experienced being a nontraditional student. She also discussed what she learned after an unexpected crisis of death and how she continues to work through the process. 

OTBC has created 3 initiative areas that can assist with healing and recovery. Teaching the 4 A's, which promotes transformation and gives individuals and marginalized communities hope for the future. 

We also assist with Environmental Justice with our mascot, Rusty The Recycler. He along with The Crew teach and train recycling and organics recycling with the Waste Sort game and  Rusty's Rap. 

We would like to update Rusty with a full makeover and your commitment can make this happen! 100% of your donations will go to support our efforts! 

Donate today and we will continue to assist individuals and communities that suffer from trauma acquire the skills they need to have a successful recovery and heal one step at a time!

Thank you in advance for your support! U R Appreciated!!! 

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Off The Blue Couch

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3119 Irving Avenue N.
Minneapolis, MN 55411


612 449 2587