Opportunity Project Tees off for the 10th Annual Golf Classic!

June 7, 2018 by  
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Opportunity Project is getting ready for this year’s Annual Golf Classic. The event will be held on September 24, 2018 at the Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, NJ. Co-Chairs of the event are Jacob S. Buurma, Sal Davino, Marshall Freidus, Chris Johnson, Murray Kushner, Jared Levine, Jonathan Sobel, Eileen Sudler and Marc E. Berson. […]

Police Officers win Battle of the Badges Cook-off

May 18, 2018 by  
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Police Officers win Battle of the Badges Cook-off Officer Lester Manuyag from the Millburn Police Department was declared the Best Chef at the Battle of the Badges Cook-off challenge to raise funds for Opportunity Project, a non-profit that assists individuals recovering from brain injury. It was a fun-filled and successful event with proceeds going directly […]

Millburn Firefighters Hosting Cook-off for Brain Injury Awareness

April 6, 2018 by  
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The Millburn Police Department accepted the challenge made by the Millburn Fire Department to determine the BEST CHEF in a slider Cook-off. The Battle of the Badges Cook-off takes place on Friday, April 27, 6:00 p.m., at the Millburn Fire Department, 459 Essex St. This fundraiser, sponsored by U.S. Trust Bank of American Private Wealth […]

Free Workshops for Caregivers of Adults With Disabilities

April 4, 2017 by  
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  Free Information Series for Caregivers & Guardians of Adults with Disabilities 4/13/17:         The importance of Wills and Trusts in Planning for a Secure Future 5/10/17:         Funding a Special Needs Trust 6/15/17:         Guardianship for Adults with Disabilities 7/19/17:         Accessing Appropriate Adult Services Date TBD:         Beyond Group Homes: Creative Options for Housing and Residential Supports […]

Millburn Firefighters Hosting Gumbo Cook Off For Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 11, 2015 by  
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Millburn Mayor Robert J. Tillotson accepted the challenge made by the Millburn Fire Department to determine whose culinary skills will reign supreme in a Gumbo Cook-off on Saturday, March 21, 6:30 p.m., at the Millburn Fire Department, 459 Essex St. This fundraiser, sponsored by Investors Bank, will support the programs and services of Opportunity Project, […]

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 […]

2012 Yankee Raffle raises $15,835!

October 4, 2012 by  
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The members, staff and Board of Trustees of Opportunity Project thank everyone who supported this year’s Yankee Raffle! Congratulations to this year’s Yankee Raffle winners, Bob Kopech and Michelle Fabrizzio!   We are pleased to announce that we raised $15,835, our highest amount ever!  The funds raised from the annual Yankee Raffle enables Opportunity Project to […]