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Latest Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Stories

2010-05-06 11:58:00

Number one issue is drivers parking in accessible spots SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today released the results of an online poll, asking people who use wheelchairs what annoys them most. In a survey released on ChristopherReeve.org, wheelchair users were asked, "What do family, friends, and strangers do to you when you are using your chair that annoys you?" With over 1,100 responses and 13 choices, 37% of respondents...

2010-04-22 09:58:00

MEDIA ADVISORY: FOR MAY 16, 2010 SHORT HILLS, N.J., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: WHAT: Enzzo's Trattoria will be the presenting sponsor of the fundraising event, "Enzzo's Got the Avenue Roaring for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation" in celebration of Bike Week. The event will include a motorcycle contest, DJ, door prize(s), photo station, food, drinks, and more, with proceeds from the event...

2010-04-08 10:52:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., April 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is an advisory being released by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: WHAT: The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will host a wine and cheese reception sponsored by 180 Medical in Denver to share information about the Reeve Foundation's programs, including updates on recent progress in spinal cord research, news about the Reeve Foundation's plans in Colorado, and the activities of The Physically Handicapped...

2010-03-04 13:59:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation: WHAT: The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will host a wine and cheese reception in Jacksonville to share information about the Reeve Foundation's programs, including updates on recent progress in spinal cord research, news about the Reeve Foundation's plans in Florida, and the activities of the Brooks Adaptive Sports Program. A brief question and answer...

2010-02-01 09:33:00

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation recruiting people living with paralysis to hike the Grand Canyon; funds raised will support Reeve Foundation's critical mission SHORT HILLS, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Team Reeve®, the athletic fundraising program of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, announced today that it has joined forces with the Walking Connection, a group that organizes and leads walkers and hikers on adventure vacations, to offer a...

2010-01-07 12:29:00

CEO of BBDO New York to Head Communications Committee; Radio Programming Pioneer to Chair Development Committee SHORT HILLS, N.J., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today announced John Osborn, President and CEO of BBDO New York, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. Joining him is John M. McConnell, founder of McConnell Media, LLC. As Chair of the Communications Committee, Osborn will manage the strategic...

2009-10-21 13:14:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced today that Alan T. Brown has been elected to the Board of Directors. As part of the leadership team, Brown will be instrumental in continuing the Reeve Foundation's mission of curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. Brown, a quadriplegic since 1988 and...

2009-09-25 06:44:00

Life Rolls On Foundation and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Merge SHORT HILLS, N.J., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On what would have been Christopher Reeve's 57th birthday, Life Rolls On Foundation (LRO) and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation have announced a merger. Effective immediately, Life Rolls On Foundation, based in Los Angeles, will serve as the West Coast headquarters and division of the Reeve Foundation. The Reeve Foundation is a national, non-profit...

2009-07-28 11:01:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellufun, the mobile social gaming community known as "The World's Mobile Playground," announced it is launching the world's first mobile public service announcement campaign with the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals(R) (ASPCA(R)) and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. The campaign will feature free in-game advertising, as well as mobile donation opportunities in which users can donate money to the charities over their...

2009-07-27 16:39:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 28, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will present a $24,000 Quality of Life grant to I Believe, Inc., a national media resource based in Montclair, New Jersey. The grant will help underwrite programmatic equipment to produce the television show I Believe TV, an inspirational, educational and empowering cable television show produced and hosted by Professir X, which features people that live with paralysis...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.