Feature Friday: Project HEAL San Jose Chapter Leader, Kristen Pizzo

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Pure Give Challenge in support of our Chicago Chapter!

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Help support our #ProjectHEAL Chicago Chapter! Pure Barre Studio Bucktown Wicker Park is participating in a fundraiser “Pure Give” for our organization’s chapter. If they are among the top three studios in the nation, Pure Barre Corporate will match will match up to $5,000 for a first place finish, up to $2,500 for a second place and third place finish! The Pure Give Fundraiser runs from August 22 – September 22. 
 
 
Studio Info:
Pure Barre Bucktown Wicker Park

 

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In the Spotlight: Eighth Grader Olivia Pitasi

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oliviapSending a HUGE thank you and congrats to Olivia Pitasi, 8th grade eating disorder activist and cousin of Project HEAL’s NJ co-founder, Jessica Jurinich, who raised over $700 for Project HEAL by selling our tee shirts and bracelets in a fundraising drive at Waterford Middle School during the last couple of weeks. You are a rising and shining star and a wonderful example to everyone! Thank you for helping Project HEAL to help those who want to recover from their eating disorders but can’t do so without financial assistance.

Celebrate Project HEAL’s 6th Anniversary with a Donation!

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10154320_10203821326158477_5522774062188597555_nYou’ve been invited to help raise money for Project HEAL’s Birthday Wish! benefiting PROJECT HEAL – HELP TO EAT ACCEPT & LIVE.

Simply go to the page below and click the big FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN button and you’ll instantly have your own fundraising page as a part of our Team.

https://www.crowdrise.com/projecthealsbirthday

News Tidbits of the Day

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Wilmington’s Project HEAL Aims to Spread Awareness of Eating Disorders in the Community and Raise Money for Treatment 

Check out North Carolina Project HEAL’s chapter leader Amy DiPaola share her story and mission with the organization in a recent piece:

http://www.nourishedwilmington.com/1/post/2014/04/wilmingtons-project-heal-aims-to-spread-awareness-of-eating-disorders-in-the-community-and-raise-money-for-treatment.html

 

Study finds men don’t seek help for eating disorders because they don’t recognize the symptoms

One misconception is when we think about people with eating disorders, women usually come to mind. However, men – and the people around them – miss out on the early warning signs:

http://time.com/54158/when-a-guy-gets-an-eating-disorder/

 

Study: More Time on Facebook Could Mean Worse Body Image for Women

Compare and despair? New research suggests yes.

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/04/10/study-more-time-on-facebook-could-mean-worse-body-image-for-women

 

 

 

 

Project HEAL 6th Anniversary Gala

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Save the Date: Project HEAL 6th Anniversary Gala

Friday, June 20th, 2014

7:00pm-10:00pm

Location: EVR

54 West 39th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

 

Ticket Information:

General Admission: $100 ($125 after 6/14)

Event Supporter: $1,000

Student Admission: $75 ($100 after 6/14)

 

To purchase your tickets or make a donation, please visit:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/project-heal-6th-anniversary-gala-tickets-10960468055

Tickets will also be available at the door.

 

To learn more about Project HEAL, please visit: www.theprojectheal.org