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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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