Opportunity Project Vocational Program Featured In Millburn Short Hills Magazine

October 27, 2015 by  
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In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month, Opportunity Project was featured in the Fall 2015 issue of the Millburn Short Hills Magazine. Read the complete article here.

Congratulations to our Founders on receiving the New Jersey Monthly Magazine Seeds Of Hope award!

September 21, 2015 by  
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A Place to Grow: Opportunity Project Opportunity Project is a nonprofit that provides services to the brain injured. By Breanne McCarthy | September 14, 2015 Lisa Goldman, Marc Berson and Rita Yohalem of Opportunity Project. Photo by John Emerson Every 21 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a traumatic brain injury. Despite the prevalence […]

Culture Of Health At Opportunity Project

November 18, 2014 by  
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We are pleased to announce the expansion of the full time nutrition, health and wellness programs here at OP. Through a Merck Foundation Grant we provide nutrition counseling for our members along with multiple nutrition education classes and healthy cooking classes weekly to support members individual nutrition goals. We are now able to expand our […]

Opportunity Project member featured in exhibit at the Montclair Art Museum

October 2, 2014 by  
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We are proud to announce that one of our long time members is featuring his works of nontraditional Chinese brush painting in the Montclair Art Museum arcade galleries from September 29 – November 2nd, 2014. Jason, who has a brain injury, has been at the Montclair Art Museum through the Opportunity Project Vocational program for […]

Opportunity Project Founders Rita Yohalem and Lisa Goldman receive Russ Berrie Award for Making a Difference

June 17, 2014 by  
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OP was created with the strong need and passion of Lisa Goldman and Rita Yohalem, two women who had a common mission: their sons had sustained serious brain injuries; Lisa’s from a brain tumor at 13 and Rita’s from an auto crash at 19. Both young men had serious challenges and their lives and their […]

‘Kids For Kids’: A Children’s Volunteer Event

November 7, 2013 by  
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We are proud to be partnering with the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills, Inc. (JLOSH) on their second annual ‘Kids For Kids’ Children’s Volunteer Event. ‘Kids For Kids’, organized by JLOSH, and supported in part by the Investors Foundation, brings together local groups, including Opportunity Project, for a morning of hands-on volunteering […]

Annual Golf Classic 2013: Press

August 28, 2013 by  
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The word is out! Our Annual Golf Classic is coming up Nortjersey.com 

Opportunity Project Gears Up For It’s Annual Golf Classic!

July 31, 2013 by  
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Opportunity Project is getting ready for this year’s Golf Classic.  The event will be held on September 30, 2013 at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, NJ.  Co-Chairs of the event are Eileen Sudler, Sal Davino, Marshall Freidus, David Genova, Chris Johnson, Murray Kushner, Ted Stamopoulos and Marc Berson.  The day will include a […]

Time is running out to get your Yankee Raffle Ticket – Drawing to be held August 14, 2013!.

May 8, 2013 by  
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Once again, Brick City Sports Capital of Newark donated the use of luxury suite at Yankee Stadium to Opportunity Project, demonstrating their commitment to help promote brain injury awareness in our communities.  This year’s raffle drawing will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 1pm at the Clubhouse.  Proceeds from the raffle will provide […]

BlueJean Day 2013 Raises Over $30,000!

May 7, 2013 by  
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The Members, staff and Board of Trustees of Opportunity Project are proud to announce that this year, BlueJean Day for Brain Injury Awareness month raised of $30,00 — our highest amount ever!  We were excited to have many longstanding companies and several new companies partner with us in this year’s event. We launched brain injury […]

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