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 […]

Time is running out to get your Yankee Raffle Ticket – Drawing to be held August 14, 2013!.

May 8, 2013 by  
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Once again, Brick City Sports Capital of Newark donated the use of luxury suite at Yankee Stadium to Opportunity Project, demonstrating their commitment to help promote brain injury awareness in our communities.  This year’s raffle drawing will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 1pm at the Clubhouse.  Proceeds from the raffle will provide […]

Opportunity Project Participates in Words Maplewood Bookstore Author Event with Buzz Bissinger

July 25, 2012 by  
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Opportunity Project was honored to participate in Words Maplewoods Bookstore recent author event with Buzz Bissinger.  Pulitzer Prize-winning author of four books, including the New York Times bestsellers “Three Nights in August” and “Friday Night Lights”, Mr. Bissinger spoke about his most recent book, “Father’s Day”. “Father’s Day” is a remarkable memoir about his son […]

Opportunity Project will be at Words Book Store on June 14, 2012!

June 11, 2012 by  
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Join Opportunity Project at Words Bookstore in Maplewood on June 14, 2012 at 7:30pm to meet Buzz Bissenger, author of Friday Night Lights.  He will be discussing and signing his latest book Father’s Day.   A portion of the evenings proceeds will benefit Opportunity Project.  

Take me out to the ball game! Yankee raffle season is here!

May 23, 2012 by  
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Once again, Brick City Sports Capital of Newark, New Jersey donated the use of a luxury suite at Yankee Stadium to Opportunity Project, demonstrating their commitment to help promote brain injury awareness in our communities. Our members have been very busy working to promote this years’ raffle event, from designing the raffle tickets and flyers, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]