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 […]

Free Informative Workshops For Caregivers & Guardians

July 6, 2015 by  
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Opportunity Project has partnered with the prestigious disabilities law firm, Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C., to host seven informative presentations that will address the legal, financial, housing, program and entitlement issues facing caregivers and guardians of adults affected by brain injuries. The workshops will be presented by Hinkle, Fingles & Prior, P.C and held on […]

Opportunity Project member featured in exhibit at the Montclair Art Museum

October 2, 2014 by  
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We are proud to announce that one of our long time members is featuring his works of nontraditional Chinese brush painting in the Montclair Art Museum arcade galleries from September 29 – November 2nd, 2014. Jason, who has a brain injury, has been at the Montclair Art Museum through the Opportunity Project Vocational program for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Opportunity Project Recognizes The 2011 Millburn High School Football Team For Their “Play Smart” Project

December 16, 2011 by  
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Carol Albanese, Executive Director of Opportunity Project presented the 2011 Millburn High School Football Team with a community service award for their “PLAY SMART” project at the 2011 Awards Dinner Program held at the Short Hills Club on December 2, 2011. The team partnered with Opportunity Project and the United Way of Millburn Short Hills […]

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