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Thursday, January 17
The Ramapo Girls Basketball team 'Goes Purple' in honor of Project Purple, an anti-substance abuse campaign started by Chris Herren. Herren also launched The Herren Project, which provides assistance to families affected by addiction. The team wore purple shirts for warm up and purple socks to support the cause, according to Coach Sandra Gordon. Have a question or news tip for Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch? Contact editor Joseph M. Gerace at Joseph.Gerace@patch.com, or find us on Facebook and Twitter. For news straight to your inbox every morning, sign up for our daily newsletter.
The organization assists individuals and families struggling with addiction.
Saturday, January 12
Ramapo High School “Goes Purple” on Jan. 11 to support Project Purple, an anti-substance abuse awareness program. Project Purple is an initiative of The Herren Project, a non-profit foundation established by Chris Herren, a former professional basketball player who struggled with substance abuse throughout his basketball career. The program assists individuals and families struggling with addiction. Project Purple’s goals are to create awareness and educate the public on the epidemic of substance abuse while encouraging teens and people of all ages to make good choices and stand up to drugs and alcohol. The program also works to raise funds to provide effective treatment solutions for those who need assistance to overcome substance abuse …