Red Ribbon Week

Red Ribbon Week


Every October in Hillsborough, we celebrate Red Ribbon Week.  Red Ribbon Week is our time to commit to living a drug free and healthy life. 

Red Ribbon Week was established to honor Enrique (“Kiki”) Camarena, a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agent who was kidnapped and brutally murdered while investigating an illegal drug gang in Mexico.  A year after the agent’s death, angry citizens in Kiki’s hometown in California responded by wearing red ribbons,showing their support for the war against illegal drugs.  We use the red ribbon as a symbol of our intolerance towards the use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol. 

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Red Ribbon Week (Oct. 23 -27, 2018)

Click here for a schedule of Red Ribbon Week special events including:

- "I Can, You Can, We Can Be Drug Free" canned food drive to benefit S.H.I.P. (The Samaritan Homeless Interim Program) of Somerset County
Red Ribbon T-shirt Sale
- 6:30 p.m. ceremony at varsity HHS football game on Friday, Oct. 27
- And More! 


Click here to see a slideshow of all the annual activities we hosted in Hillsborough to celebration of Red Ribbon Week.

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