Red Ribbon Week poems and entries may vary, but they are typically about the importance of staying away from drugs, violence and alcohol. The poems may be personal or they may present information about the negative effects of drugs and alcohol.
Red Ribbon Week is an annual awareness campaign observed in the United States as a way to encourage people to stay away from harmful substances. The Red Ribbon Campaign was originally established by the National Family Partnership, which describes itself as a nonprofit organization with grassroots beginnings. The group has been actively fighting against the influence of harmful substances since 1980.