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 […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month Brochure

February 19, 2019 by  
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Thanks to our Supporters, Brain Injury Awareness Month 2018 Raised over $45,000!

May 21, 2018 by  
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Members, staff and Board of Trustees of Opportunity Project thank you for your support of and participation in Brain Injury Awareness Month 2018.  Because of you, we raised over $44,000 to support brain injury awareness programs and prevention, the highest amount ever! Your much appreciated support enables Opportunity Project to provide support services for brain […]

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 […]

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 […]

Save The Date — Cycle For Brain Injury At SoulCycle

February 14, 2014 by  
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, recognized nationally across America.  You can help us spread the word about brain injury, by “Cycling For Brain Injury” at SoulCycle Short Hills on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 11:30am.  DID YOU KNOW? An estimated 5.3 million Americans lives with disabilities resulting from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Every 21 […]

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 […]

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