Say Yes to Your Flaws

Matthew Klein


Luke Tomsha, founder of The Perfectly Flawed Foundation, told his story to an IVCC psychology class on Thursday, Sept. 6.

Tomsha has a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the University of Illinois and a son named Kash and is a former heroin addict.

He is the founder of The Perfectly Flawed Foundation, which is a local notforprofit focused on strengthening communities affected by substance abuse by investing in children, individuals, and education.

Tomsha explained what he and The Perfectly Flawed Foundation are doing to-day to fight the ongoing opioid battle.

According to, “Luke leads a life of fulfillment through community action and helping children and individuals affected by addiction, one small step at a time. Luke is a supporter of harm-reduction and emphasizes focusing on small wins and any positive change. “Whether it be medical-assisted treatment, abstinence-based programs, or more holistic approaches, Luke believes addiction is not a one size fits all package and advocates for multiple pathways to recovery. Luke is an active member of the Illinois Opioid Crisis Response Advisory Council. He also speaks to groups in the Midwest about his experiences in hopes of educating the unsuspecting public about how the Opioid Crisis is slowly destroying our communities from within”.

The Perfectly Flawed Foundation just launched its Community Partners Program. The program collaborates with local businesses and allows children the opportunity to unlock their potential in enrichment activities such as art, music, karate, yoga, and more, as well as support through counseling.

The aim of the program is to give children something to say “Yes” to.

Learn more about Tomsha and The Per-fectly Flawed Foundation at