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2018 PURPLE & PROUD GRANT AWARDS ANNOUNCED!

THP is proud to announce the 2018 Purple and Proud Grant Awards!

The Purple and Proud Post Prom Grant was launched in 2014 to promote safe and substance-free after prom parties and graduation events. The grant is open to high schools annually who host a prom, after prom or graduation party promoting substance-free fun.

The grant applications were submitted to a team of Herren Project committee members for review with the names of the schools and organizations excluded from each application to ensure fairness within […]

2018-04-16T21:22:05+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

GO PURPLE! SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS CLOSE 4/20

The 2018 Go Purple! Scholarship Program applications are now being accepted. Open to graduating high school seniors, the Go Purple! Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to two students who have taken the THP Project Purple Initiative pledge and plan on pursuing their education at a trade school, community college or four year university. Applications will be accepted until 3pm on Friday, April 20th, 2018 and grant awards will be announced on Friday, May 4th, 2018.

2018-04-13T13:37:26+00:00 April 10th, 2018|

POWER OF ONE VOICE; COURAGE TO STEP FORWARD

Chris Herren shares his story across the country with the hope of reaching just one person. At a recent presentation in a middle school, Chris opened it up to Q&A and a student raised her hand and asked to take the microphone. With permission from the administration he handed her the microphone and she shared her story, standing in front of her peers, with tears rolling down her face. What happened next was powerful. One by one her classmates silently walked down from […]

2018-04-13T13:37:58+00:00 April 4th, 2018|

THP PARTNERS WITH ISLIDE

 

The Herren Project has been designated as the ISLIDE4GOOD quarterly charity partner for Q2 in 2018.  ISlide4Good is a campaign that helps bring awareness and fundraising to nonprofits with a connection to sport. Through this partnership, The Herren Project is grateful to offer three special ISLIDE designs to our supporters.

BRING MEANING TO EACH STEP ON LIFE’S JOURNEY 
TEAM THP  I  ONE PERSON. ONE FAMILY.  I  BE YOU

2018-04-13T13:38:31+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|

APRIL IS ALCOHOL AWARENESS MONTH: LEARN MORE

12 Statistics to Know & Share

1. 88,000 deaths are annually attributed to excessive alcohol use. (CDC)

2. Every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This amounts to one death every 51 minutes. (CDC)

3. Long-term alcohol use can cause serious health complications affecting every organ in your body, including your brain. Additionally, it can damage your emotional stability, finances, career, impact your family, friends and the […]

2018-04-13T13:39:34+00:00 April 1st, 2018|

ALEX AND ANI BANGLE: ONE STEP AT A TIME

The Herren Project’s partnership with ALEX AND ANI I CHARITY BY DESIGN® has provided paths to recovery, furthered awareness and prevention education initiatives, and brought hope to many step by step. To date over $335,000 has been donated to THP programs and mission since the launch of the Take the Wheel bangle in 2015.

On March 15, 2018 we took the next step forward in our journey with ALEX AND ANI I CHARITY BY […]

2018-04-13T13:40:16+00:00 March 16th, 2018|

PREVENTION STARTS WITH “ALL”

Chris recently spoke in Oregon and shared his message of prevention with Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon.

Focusing on the first day of addiction’ with former NBA player and sobriety advocate, Chris Herren
March 13, 2018 By Regence

The idea that “kids will be kids” when it comes to risky behavior is unacceptable. “Drugs and alcohol should have nothing to do with being a kid,” said former NBA player Chris Herren in front of a packed gym of students and community […]

2018-04-10T13:23:22+00:00 March 13th, 2018|

PURPLE & PROUD PROM GRADUATION GRANTS

The Purple and Proud Post Prom Grant was launched in 2014 to promote safe and substance-free after prom parties and post graduation events. The grant is open to high schools annually who host a prom or an after graduation party promoting substance-free fun.

Applications will be accepted until 3pm on Friday, April 6th and grant awards will be announced on Friday, April 13, 2018.  

The winning school will be awarded $2,000, while $1,000 will be awarded for […]

2018-04-10T02:57:45+00:00 January 29th, 2018|

VIDEO: THP PROJECT PURPLE CHANGING LIVES

Meet Luis Escalera from Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy and learn why he is proud to be purple!

Special thanks to Luis, the students, administration and staff at Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy for sharing the Go Purple! message for the past 6 years! The Herren Project is grateful to stand beside each of you PURPLE & PROUD! Remember to GO PURPLE! January 22nd – 26th and […]

2018-04-10T12:51:25+00:00 January 19th, 2018|