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THE PROJECT: THP Project Purple Initiative Testimonials

The Project Testimonials

“I am just like that girl in the Purple shirt who told you she was a sober student. Thank you for validating the choices I have made and to give me justification to keep going.” – Age 16

 

“Driving through town and seeing the purple ribbons all around brings an immediate sense of hope in my heart.” – Community Member

 

“The students in our THP Project Purple club have become like my second family and pushed me to want to motivate people. I want to change people’s lives for the better and the Project Purple Initiative has meant more to me than I ever would have imagined.” – Age 17

 

“Today in your presentation you brought up the sober students and it made my think of myself. Thank you for giving me a reason to stay sober and to hear my friends say that people who don’t drink are just as cool or fun as everyone else and you don’t need to change them.” – Age 15

 

“The THP Project Purple initiative has provided me with strength, hope and meaning. My brother is an addict, and Project Purple has allowed me to get involved to support those who are addicts along with bring awareness of addiction to my campus.” – Age 21

 

“I’ve worked on this issue as a volunteer for ten years or so, and felt the only way to change The THP Project Purple initiative is an elegant, simple, inspired concept and the kids and our committee are determined to keep on with the effort.” – Prevention Coalition Member

 

“The THP Project Purple initiative has helped me make good choice, stay away from drugs and alcohol. It has also given me many opportunities and new friendships with great people.” – Age 17

 

“I am that guy with the water bottle at parties and I don’t do drugs or alcohol. When it comes to decision-making you have changed me in a positive way.” – Age 16

 

“The THP Project Purple initiative was a great way to get involved with my high school and my community. I was given the opportunity to reach out to other organizations as well as learn valuable life lessons.” – Age 18

 

“Our high school students have been visiting the JR High lunches to promote the first THP Project Purple meeting that will take place next week and 52 students have already signed up!!!” – High School Teacher

 

“I am the student who stands up and tries to help people to stop smoking weed or stop doing any drug or even drinking. I can’t still the thought of substance abuse. I just want to help everyone I possibly can, and I know I can be that voice.” – Age 16

 

“The students in our THP Project Purple club have become like my second family and pushed me to want to motivate people. I want to change people’s lives for the better and the Project Purple Initiative has meant more to me than I ever would have imagined.” – Age 17

 

“I just wanted to send you some pictures of our THP Project Purple Initiative Events as we had an amazing turnout throughout the whole week. So many of our students and faculty wore their THP Project Purple Initiative shirts and the color purple throughout the whole week, the halls were decorated with purple streamers, substance abuse awareness posters were hung on the walls throughout the school, and we had an extremely successful Purple bake sale to raise money for The Herren Project.” – High School Guidance Counselor

 

“I didn’t know about the THP Project Purple initiative until you came yesterday. My AD asked me to wear the “official THP Project Purple” shirt to school on Monday for our Go Purple day. I want to be more involved in this because it is everything I stand for.” – Age 16

 

“What does the THP Project Purple initiative mean to me? Making right choices and saying no to drugs and alcohol is what Chris Herren whispered in my ear …..Always be you!” – Age 12

 

“The THP Project Purple initiative showed me that no matter where you look, there’s a group of people willing to lend a helping hand. It’s not about telling people that drugs are bad it’s about choices. It’s about showing you that there is another way. No one can do it alone. We learn that when we replace ” I ” with “We.” – Age 17

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