Brain Injury Awareness Month 2014

February 26, 2014 by  
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, recognized nationally across America. Did You Know? Every 21 seconds, one person sustains a traumatic brain injury (TBI)…that’s 1.7 million people per year. An estimated 5.3 million Americans – 2% of the U.S. population lives with disabilities resulting from TBI. About 75% of TBIs that occur each year are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BlueJean Day 2012

February 21, 2012 by  
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and once again Opportunity Project is holding its annual BlueJean Day.  BlueJean Day focuses on brain injury community awareness and education, while raising funds for Opportunity Project’s programs.  BlueJean Day 2012 is focused on concussion awareness and prevention!  Over 1.7 million people in the U.S. sustain a TBI each […]

BlueJean Day 2011 Brings The Community Together To Raise Awareness About Brain Injury and Prevention

May 5, 2011 by  
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Opportunity Project promoted Brain Injury Awareness Month by holding its annual Blue Jean Day event.  The event focuses on brain injury community awareness and education, while raising funds for Opportunity Project’s programs and services.  The mission of Opportunity Project is to empower persons with brain injuries to achieve: self esteem; self determination; personal growth; independence; […]

Blue Jean Day for Brain Injury Awareness Month – March 2011

February 16, 2011 by  
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and once again Opportunity Project is holding it’s annual Blue Jean Day. BlueJean Day focuses on brain injury community awareness and education, while raising funds for Opportunity Project’s programs. This year, BlueJean Day is focused on the Helmet Law in New Jersey for children and teens under the age […]