March is Brain Injury Awareness Month!

February 19, 2019 by  
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As part of our Brain Injury Awareness 2019 campaign, we are hosting awareness and prevention programs to help educate the community about brain injury, recovery and the need for prevention. Did you know? – Over 2.5 million Americans sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year. – 3 million Americans live with long-term disabilities as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Teaching Kids Bicycle Safety and Helmet Awareness

August 5, 2011 by  
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Several months ago, Brandon Hamilton, a 17 year old Millburn teen was looking for a community service project to fulfill the requirements for his Eagle Badge. He approached Carol Albanese, Executive Director of Opportunity Project,Inc. in Millburn to ask how he could volunteer.  Ms. Albanese told him “we have the perfect project for you”. Carol Albanese […]

Spread the Holiday Cheer with Opportunity Project

December 6, 2010 by  
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  The holiday season is here!  Here are a few ways you can let your loved ones know how special they are! Send a tribute Buy a Dyanne Belle Bracelet designed exclusively for Opportunity Project.  Use your voice to prevent brain injury…tell loved ones to buckle up and wear helmets. Collect helmets for our helmet […]