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Latest Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Stories

2014-03-26 08:28:58

To commemorate 15 years since his injury, Remington's event aims to reach $500,000 in funds for spinal cord research BRANT LAKE, N.Y., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years ago, Scott Remington was injured in a logging accident, which left him paralyzed from the waist down. From the moment he learned about his T-9 injury, Scott focused his efforts on raising awareness and funds to support spinal cord research. This March, to commemorate the 15-year anniversary of...

2014-02-26 16:28:45

The Reeve Foundation presented $500,000 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to curing spinal cord injury and improving care for people living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $500,000 in Quality of Life Grants to 102 nonprofit organizations in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Funded twice yearly,...

2013-10-02 16:24:29

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is excited to collaborate with their San Diego partner, the Quad Foundation, to host the 12th Annual "Fore Pete's Sake" Golf Tournament & Banquet on Monday, October 7, 2013. Originally created to honor Pete Flynn, a vivacious and active young San Diego local injured in a car accident in 2002, this year's event will focus on the values of growth and transformation. It is an extremely...

2013-09-13 16:23:40

Former Rutgers athlete creates fund to support spinal cord injury initiatives SHORT HILLS, N.J., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers University football player who suffered a spinal cord injury during a football game in October 2010, will officially launch Team LeGrand, a partnership program with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, during the Scarlet Knights game against Eastern Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 14. Team LeGrand aligns with...

2013-09-04 08:25:04

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center Releases New Edition of "Paralysis Resource Guide" for e-Readers and Enhanced Multi-media Lending Library SHORT HILLS, N.J., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, individuals living with paralysis and their caregivers can access the comprehensive Paralysis Resource Guide digitally on their smartphone, Nook, iPad or Kindle. The third edition of this vital resource, compiled and distributed by the...

2013-09-03 12:27:21

Bold Window Display Unveiled in Rockefeller Center Plaza Features Christopher Reeve's Empty Wheelchair Symbol of Christopher's Dream that Millions May Walk Again SHORT HILLS, N.J., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation (www.ChristopherReeve.org), a national nonprofit dedicated to finding cures and treatments for spinal cord injury and improving quality of life for people living with paralysis, unveiled a 115-square-foot...

2013-07-18 08:25:06

Former Rutgers Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and television executive lends time and talent to further "Today's Care. Tomorrow's Cure." SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seasoned sports and media executive Tim Pernetti has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to finding cures for spinal cord injury and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis....

2013-07-11 16:22:24

SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced it has awarded over $500,000 in Quality of Life Grants to 74 nonprofit organizations in the United States. Grants requests are evaluated and scored using a rigorous review process to select for funding outstanding nonprofit organizations that empower individuals living with paralysis. The program has awarded 2,205 grants totaling nearly $17 million since its inception in...

2013-06-05 12:31:51

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. and SHORT HILLS, N.J., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Craig Hospital and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation are proud to announce that Craig has joined the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network (NRN). The NRN is a national network of leading-edge rehabilitation centers designed to provide and develop therapies to promote functional recovery and improve the health and quality of life for people living with paralysis. Funded by the Reeve...

2013-05-28 16:20:36

HOUSTON, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Capstone National Partners are pleased to announce a $2 million grant from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) to further support the expansion of translational research to find treatments for individuals living with spinal cord injury, including servicemen and women. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100511/REEVELOGO) The DOD awarded the two-year, peer-reviewed grant to the...