Project REWIND– how Dani helped save a friend from alcohol poisoning…

When we watched the final cut of this video, there wasn’t a dry eye in the house! It was incredibly rewarding to hear a real-life tale about how our work helped prevent a potential tragedy.

We hope you will find it moving too and that you will feel inspired to help us continue to share our message.

Binge drinking kills over 4,300 underage youth each year.

To help prevent these tragedies, Project REWIND has shared its empowering message with thousands of students all over the Tri-State Area for over 15 years.

REWIND I teaches students how to recognize the signs of alcohol poisoning and provides teens and parents with practical dos and don’ts to help prevent tragedies and save lives. At the end of the program, we give students our signature “yellow cards” and encourage them to download our app, so that they can access life-saving info out in the real world whenever they need it.

Based on the prevalence of binge drinking, there’s a good chance that one day they’ll need our yellow cards or app.

We have the stats to show that students gain and retain Project REWIND’s potentially life-saving information, but do they really use the information outside the classroom? Thankfully, they do.

We asked some of our program’s biggest supporters to share their experiences and to let people know what a big impact Project REWIND has made. The following video is the result – it stars real people telling their stories in their own words.

A big thank you to Nancy, Dani and Cindy for agreeing to share their stories and for allowing themselves to be filmed. We are very grateful and extremely proud of the final result!

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Thank you to everyone who supported Project Community and our Annual Color Run!

We had a great turnout and amazing weather. Over 600 participants and spectators came out to show their support.

The event was kicked off by organizer Francine Steadman, with the help of special guests Andy and Tony Terraciano, the Pelham brothers who star in television’s Blue Bloods.

The 2.5-mile course wound through the streets of Pelham Manor, finishing at Siwanoy School playground with a festival featuring vendors, refreshments, and live music by Dos Decados.

Thank you to the participants, sponsors and volunteers who made the Color Run such a great success. We are grateful!

Event sponsors included: Meridian Risk Management/Joan Solimine Real Estate, Pelham Civics, Thomas James, Pelham Dental, McClellan Sotheby’s International Realty, JMA Holdings, Simply Sweetz, fossforward, Benchmark Education, Michael Anthony Jewelers, and Balance Yoga & Wellness.

Refreshments were donated by KIND and Wolfs Lane Deli.


The 2018 Color Run has already been scheduled for May 20th and will be part of a weekend of festivities. “Pay It Forward” will take place the day before the 2018 Color Run on Saturday, May 19th. The event features a raffle with cash prizes and a drawing party. Tickets are $100 and include two party invitations. To increase the odds of winning, only 1200 tickets will be sold.

Nicholas Clausen Receives 2017 Charles Fazzino Award of the Heart!

Margaret Monahan, Director of Project CHILDD, presented Nick with the award at the annual senior awards ceremony at Pelham Memorial High School on May 31st.

Congratulations, Nick! And thank you for your hard work and dedication. You and your fellow volunteers are a big part of Project CHILDD’s success.

Each year, Project Community gives the Award of the Heart to a PMHS senior who has volunteered as a mentor for Project CHILDD, which serves children with developmental disabilities Continue reading “Nicholas Clausen Receives 2017 Charles Fazzino Award of the Heart!”