March is Brain Injury Awareness Month!

February 27, 2013 by  
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, recognized nationally across America, and we are gearing up for our 18th annual BlueJean Day and other Brain Injury Awareness activities.  DID YOU KNOW? The CDC estimates between 1.6 and 3.8 million sports-related concussions occur in the U.S. each year. For young people ages 15—24, sports are the 2nd […]

Opportunity Project Receives Grant from Bob Woodruff Foundation to Provide Services to Veterans

August 29, 2012 by  
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Opportunity Project is proud to announce their new Veterans program made possible in part by a grant from the Bob Woodruff Foundation. The Veterans program was created through a partnership between Opportunity Project and the VA East Orange – New Jersey Health Care System.   As part of this partnership, Opportunity Project has committed to provide […]

Opportunity Project Golf Classic

August 29, 2012 by  
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Opportunity Project is getting ready for this year’s Golf Classic.  The event will be held on October 1, 2012, 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, Ted Stampoulos, and Marc Berson.  The day will include a golf scramble, tournament […]

Opportunity Project Participates in Words Maplewood Bookstore Author Event with Buzz Bissinger

July 25, 2012 by  
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Opportunity Project was honored to participate in Words Maplewoods Bookstore recent author event with Buzz Bissinger.  Pulitzer Prize-winning author of four books, including the New York Times bestsellers “Three Nights in August” and “Friday Night Lights”, Mr. Bissinger spoke about his most recent book, “Father’s Day”. “Father’s Day” is a remarkable memoir about his son […]

Opportunity Project will be at Words Book Store on June 14, 2012!

June 11, 2012 by  
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Join Opportunity Project at Words Bookstore in Maplewood on June 14, 2012 at 7:30pm to meet Buzz Bissenger, author of Friday Night Lights.  He will be discussing and signing his latest book Father’s Day.   A portion of the evenings proceeds will benefit Opportunity Project.  

Take me out to the ball game! Yankee raffle season is here!

May 23, 2012 by  
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Once again, Brick City Sports Capital of Newark, New Jersey donated the use of a luxury suite at Yankee Stadium to Opportunity Project, demonstrating their commitment to help promote brain injury awareness in our communities. Our members have been very busy working to promote this years’ raffle event, from designing the raffle tickets and flyers, […]

BLUEJEAN DAY FOR BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH RAISES $24,000!

May 22, 2012 by  
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This year, BlueJean Day for Brain Injury Awareness month raised over $24,000 –  our highest amount ever!  We were excited to have many longstanding companies and several new companies participate in this year’s event. This year’s sponsors and participants included:  MAIN SPONSORS Fairholme Foundation Fidelco Management Services Genova, Burns & Giantomasi Lois Goldring Newark Beth […]

New Partnership with the Veterans Administration in East Orange, NJ

May 2, 2012 by  
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Opportunity Project is proud to announce their new partnership with the Veterans Administration in East Orange, NJ (VA New Jersey Health Care System).   As part of this new partnership, Opportunity project has committed to provide vocational services to veterans who have sustained a brain injury. The Opportunity Project Vocational Program provides Work Evaluation, Work Adjustment […]

Get Your Limited-Edition Derek Lam T-Shirt in Support of Brain Injury Awareness Month Here!

February 29, 2012 by  
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Brain Injury Awareness Month 2012 Brain Injury: Anytime, Anywhere, Anyone Brain Injuries do not discriminate After a successful showing of his Spring 2012 collection on the runways of New York Fashion Week, celebrated designer Derek Lam unveiled his latest creation, a limited edition t-shirt for Brain Injury Awareness Month.  The shirt will be on sale […]

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month!

February 29, 2012 by  
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March is brain injury awareness month and we are gearing up for our 17th annual BlueJean Day fundraiser and other Brain Injury Awareness activities. We welcome you to join us in educating the community about brain injury awareness by participating in our events and activities throughout the month of March. Mayor Sandra Haimoff of Millburn […]

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