Opportunity Project Tees off for the Annual Golf Classic!

May 21, 2020 by  
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Opportunity Project is getting ready for this year’s Annual Golf Classic. The event will be held on September 21, 2020 at Brooklake Country Club in Florham Park, NJ.  Co-Chairs of the event are Jacob S. Buurma, Sal Davino, Chris Johnson, Murray Kushner, Jared Levine, Warren E. Moore, Jonathan Sobel, Eileen Sudler, and Marc E. Berson. […]

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month!

February 3, 2020 by  
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As part of our Brain Injury Awareness 2020 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 1.5 million Americans sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year. – More than 5 million Americans live with long-term […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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