Matthew Perry's Family Says Foundation Aims to Extend His 'Legacy and Hard-Won Wisdom' to Help Others (Exclusive)

The Matthew Perry Foundation was launched on November 3rd, as a way to honor the late actor's legacy and address the challenges surrounding addiction. Perry, known for his role in Friends, was open about his own struggle with addiction throughout his life. 

He passed away at the age of 54 on October 28th. The foundation aims to raise awareness about addiction as a disease and eliminate the stigmas that prevent individuals from seeking help. Perry's family expressed their pride in bringing this initiative to the world and encouraged others to support the foundation. The actor's stepfather, Keith Morrison, also urged fans to donate to the cause.

Perry had intended to establish a foundation to provide support for those battling substance abuse prior to his death. 

Now, his loved ones have fulfilled that goal in his honor. The foundation's website features a photo of Perry alongside a quote reflecting his desire to help others. Perry had been candid about his own struggles with alcohol and drug addiction, sharing his experiences with the public. The foundation aims to emphasize the importance of community and strength in overcoming addiction. Perry's death was a significant loss, and his loved ones continue to cherish his memory by supporting the foundation and its mission.

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