Gifted American rider, Darian Sanayei, was the primary athlete to hitch Purple Nation, and in honor of Nationwide Restoration Month, helps kick off its first-ever Journey for Prevention Week (September 16-24, 2017) to lift funds to avoid wasting lives and combat the opioid epidemic.
All week lengthy, Sanayei—presently ranked 12th within the MX2 championship aboard his Monster Power DRT Kawasaki—and riders internationally will trip to lift consciousness concerning the opioid epidemic and the way a wholesome life-style can stop substance misuse, abuse, and dependancy. Funds raised will go in the direction of prevention-focused neighborhood packages for youth, as 90 % of dependancy begins earlier than age 18.
Fundraising efforts have already begun, and Purple Nation is asking to your help to lift not less than $50,000 by September 24th. Anyone, wherever can fundraise as a person or create or be a part of a group. Merely go to donate.livepurple.org/trip to get began.
Fundraisers will obtain a ticket for each $100 they elevate to be positioned in a drawing for over $2,000 in prizes which incorporates: Alpinestars (boots), GoldenTyres, Fly Racing (helmet, luggage, and kit), Moto Cash Indicators, Viral Goggles, Stay Purple gear, graphics, seat covers, and extra. There isn’t any restrict on the variety of tickets you’ll be able to earn so don’t wait to get began fundraising.
Simply again from tackling among the hardest tracks around the globe and beating out stiff competitors in Europe, Sanayei is able to proceed being a pacesetter off the observe by advocating a wholesome life-style and prevention all through the business. Many younger folks have adopted his, “Assume sensible and remember. #LivePurple,” mantra. “We couldn’t be extra grateful to have an envoy like Darian assist begin this motion,” says Jason Valley, director of Purple Nation.
The New York Occasions just lately reported that extra American lives had been misplaced to overdose in 2016 than ever earlier than and overdose is now the #1 explanation for dying for folks underneath the age of 50. There’s been a rise in protection as the issue quickly worsens throughout the nation. Packages like Purple Nation are wanted greater than ever.
“We now have over 100 youth athletes in Purple Nation, and we’re already seeing a constructive affect from elevated consciousness and schooling round substance abuse and dependancy,” says Valley. “Our aim is to have athletes selling wholesome life in all 50 states, and ultimately worldwide. Fundraisers like Journey for Prevention Week assist us elevate cash and consciousness for the trigger, whereas constructing our neighborhood. Energy of neighborhood is essential on this combat.”
The illness of dependancy is preventable, and Stay Purple emphasizes bodily exercise and psychological well being as a way of prevention, as a result of many threat components of dependancy resembling melancholy and anxiousness have been confirmed to be handled and prevented by exercising.
Utilizing community-based methods, Stay Purple goals to forestall substance misuse and abuse amongst youth by selling and serving to construct wholesome life. Be a part of the combat at present by donating or making a fundraising web page at donate.livepurple.org/trip.
Occasion sponsors embrace: Bent Lever, CycleBarn, Everett Powersports, Fly Racing, Fusion Graphics, JMC Motorsports, Kulchin Drilling, Mika Metals, Cash Moto Indicators, RedLabel, The Ridge Motorsports Advanced, Steelkorr, and Viral Goggles.