DE Goes Purple Campaign

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Delaware Goes Purple is a Drug Free Awareness campaign that started out in Seaford, DE and now has expanded throughout the entire state. This campaign is in conjunction with the Chris Herren Project and will join forces with the State of Delaware in this important initiative. THP (The Herring Project) Project Purple Initiative is an anti-substance use campaign of The Herren Project, a non-profit foundation established by former NBA basketball player, Chris Herren, that assists individuals and families struggling with addiction. The THP Project Purple initiative was launched to break the stigma of addiction, bring awareness to the dangers of substance abuse and encourage positive decision making to navigate life’s challenges. This campaign runs now through the end of October.

How can you club support this campaign?

Inform your community and club members about the Drug Free Awareness by going purple!

Plant purple flowers

Wear Purple shirts

Hang Purple lights

Wear Purple bracelets

Print Meeting Agendas on Purple

Wear Purple socks

Be creative and show your support!

Take a picture of your 4-H club members supporting the purple campaign and post on your Instagram or Facebook account using the hashtags    #DEGoesPurple  and   #de4h

If you know of other organizations that want to help promote the Purple Project in their schools, churches, etc., the Sussex County Health Coalition can provide them with pledge materials. Please contact Cheryl Doucette at or 302-423-1119 for additional information.