Here are some ideas to make this year's Red Ribbon Week celebration the best yet!
Use Red Ribbon Week as an opportunity to continue talking to your employees and the public about the dangers of underage drinking and drug use. Let them know that alcohol and drug use will not be tolerated.
Sponsor a local school with Red Ribbon Theme Merchandise.
Use oursocial media tipsto post Red Ribbon Week messages on your Facebook , Twitter and Instagram accounts.
Encourage members of your community to enter theRed Ribbon Photo Contestfor a chance to win an iPad for their family - and $1,000 for a local school.
Spread the Lock Your Meds message: Tell the public to secure and take inventory of their medicine cabinet to prevent prescription drug abuse.
Ask Anchors to wear red ribbons and explain their meaning during broadcasts. If you are a writer, write a story about the history of Red Ribbon and its relevance today.
Tell your audience to take a stab at creating the2024 National Red Ribbon Theme. Winners gain national recognition and $500 of Red Ribbon theme merchandise for their school. This year’s theme is “Be Kind To Your Mind. Live Drug Free.™” submitted by Danielle Helm, a Youth Service Coordinator from Russell County Middle School in Russell Springs, Kentucky.
Contact local governmental officials about declaring October 23rd-31st Red Ribbon Week in your community.
Raise money for a local prevention organization by charging $5 for employees to wear denim on a special Red Ribbon jeans day.
Distribute red ribbons to your coworkers and staff.