What is Project Purple?
Project Purple is an initiative of The Herren Project, a non-profit foundation established by former NBA basketball player, Chris Herren, that assists individuals and families struggling with addiction. Project Purple was launched to break the stigma of addiction, bring awareness to the dangers of substance abuse and shed light on effective treatment practices.
How do I learn more about Project Purple?
The Project Purple web site has been designed to be a valuable tool in developing your local Project Purple initiative. Explore each Project Purple page on this site for an overview of the project and the tools needed to launch a successful Go Project Purple event. Need posters and materials? A Press Release Template? Visit the Tools and Resources page.
What is happening for 2013?
January 11th -14th schools and community groups across the country will be “Going Purple” by wearing purple shirts and awareness bands to stand up against substance abuse. Many schools and community groups will host “Go Project Purple” days, sponsor Project Purple events and athletic games. If you can dream it – you can do it…Go Project Purple!
Can my school or community group support Project Purple on an alternate date?
January 11th – 14th are the official Go Project Purple dates for 2013. Although we will be standing together wearing purple in January, please continue to stand up against substance abuse and make good choices each day. Remember – It is never too late!
Can Chris Herren come to my school to speak?
Chris does travel the country speaking to schools and sharing his story with the hopes of positively impacting just one person. For more information on how to bring Chris to your schools, please visit www.ahoopdream.com/speakerinquiry
How can I reach Chris or a member of his team with any questions?
Please feel free to e-mail any questions regarding Project Purple to firstname.lastname@example.org Due to a high volume of inquiries, please allow 24 hours for a response.
Project Purple Registration
How do I register my school or group?
To request A “Go Project Purple” kit for your school or community group to participate in Project Purple, please visit the Participate page on this web site. Once your request form is received, you will be sent a “Go Project Purple” kit with everything you need to plan your Project Purple event. Please note: All kits will be sent via US Mail beginning the first week in November.
Is there a fee associated with registration?
There is no fee for requesting a “Go Project Purple” kit, please do not request a kit unless you are seriously considering planning an event for your school or community group. A Herren Project team member may follow up with you upon receipt of your kit.
When will I receive the “Go Project Purple” Kit?
Once you have submitted a request for your “Go Project Purple” Kit please allow 3 to 4 days for delivery. All kits will be sent via US Mail beginning the first week in November.
What is included in the “Go Project Purple” Kit?
The “Go Project Purple” Kit includes a Project Purple overview and everything you need to get your school or community group involved in Project Purple including a sample of the Project Purple T-Shirt and Awareness Band, a printed flier and ordering information.
Tools & Resources
Where can I buy Project Purple T-Shirts?
Shirts are available for purchase through The Herren Project. You may submit an order for your shirts on the Go Project Purple Gear page. All t-shirts will be dropped shipped directly from the factory via UPS ground delivery service to your location. (Delivery: Most US locations within 2 to 3 days.)
PLEASE NOTE: THE ORDER DEADLINE TO RECEIVE SHIRTS AND BANDS BY JANUARY 11th is FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2013.
Do you have Awareness Bands available for purchase?
Awareness bands are available for purchase through The Herren Project in bulk quantities of 10, 50 or 100 bands. You may submit your order for bands on the on the Go Project Purple Gear page. All bands will be shipped directly from the factory to your location. Looking to purchase a sing Project Purple band? Please visit the Vitality Web Site to place your order.
Will the Herren Project donate any Project Purple Items to my school or organization?
The Herren Project is a non-profit organization and we are dedicated to funding programs to stand up against substance abuse. Therefore, we cannot donate multiple quantities of shirts or awareness bands to schools or community groups. Each team leader requesting the “Go Project Purple” Kit will receive a Project Purple T-Shirt and awareness band as a thank you for their efforts.
How will I receive the merchandise I order?
Go Project Purple merchandise can be ordered through the Tools & Resources page. All merchandise will be drop shipped directly from the factory too ensure the fastest delivery possible.
Can we create our own Project Purple items?
All items using the Project Purple logo must receive written approval from The Herren Project prior to being produced. If you are interested in developing and creating your own Project Purple items, please contact a member of our team at email@example.com.
Can we use the Project Purple logo on our event materials?
Please contact The Herren Project if you are seeking permission to use the Project Purple logo on your event materials. A member of our team will work directly with you to answer your questions regarding approved logo use. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does the Go Project Purple campaign generate funds?
The Project Purple awareness campaign is solely supported through donations made to The Herren Project. Any funds generated through the sale of Project Purple items will be used to support the programs and initiatives of The Herren Project. Founded in 2011, The Herren Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation established by former NBA basketball player, Chris Herren, that assists individuals and families struggling with addiction.
How will the donation raised through The Herren Project be used?
Donations and gifts directly support the mission, programs, initatives and services of The Herren Project. Through your support, The Herren Project will make a positive impact in the lives of individuals and families suffering from addiction and bring hope for a better tomorrow.
Is the Herren Project a 501(c)3 organization?
The Herren Project is a 501(c)3 organization. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Will I receive a donation receipt for my taxes?
Please allow 2 to 3 weeks for receipt of your donation acknowledgement letter. The Herren Project is a 501(c)3 organization. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Please check with your personal tax advisor regarding the deductibility of your gift.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
The Herren Project is a 501(c)3 organization. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Please check with your personal tax advisor regarding the deductibility of your gift. Thank you for your generous support!