Latest Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Stories

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.

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.

2009-07-13 05:00:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today announced that it has a limited number of spots available for the 2009 ING New York City Marathon.

2009-05-21 14:16:00

Grant will Support Recently Launched Military Program SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the national, non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures and treatments for spinal cord injuries and improving the lives of people living with paralysis, announced today it has received a gift of $25,000 from TD Bank's charitable giving arm, the TD Charitable Foundation.

2009-05-18 16:43:00

Proceeds of one-night event to benefit Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first annual Born for Broadway will be held Monday, June 22nd at 8:00 p.m. at New World Stages, 340 West 50th Street, New York.

2009-05-15 13:38:00

Cody Unser Comments on President Obama's Town Hall Acknowledgement of Economy's Toll on Disabled ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cody Unser, a 22-year-old student at University of Redlands and head of the Cody Unser First Step Foundation, commends President Obama for acknowledging in yesterday's town hall meeting the financial hardships of Americans living with disabilities and now strongly urges for rapid acceleration of stem cell research so that a cure can be found...

2009-05-12 13:13:55

Matthew Reeve, a member of the Board of Directors of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, has signed up to run the 2009 ING New York City Marathon. Reeve is a producer and director, as well as the son of the late Christopher Reeve, a popular film actor and director, who died in 2004 of complications from a spinal cord injury he sustained in a horseback riding accident years earlier.

2009-05-11 10:04:00

Son of Christopher Reeve to run on behalf of 1.275 million Americans living with spinal cord injury SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today announced Matthew Reeve, son of Christopher Reeve and member of the Board of Directors of the Reeve Foundation, will run the 2009 ING New York City Marathon.

2009-04-29 15:54:00

Matt Updike to Conquer Challenge Alaska DENVER, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On July 19 through July 27, local Denver Paralympics athlete Matt Updike is going to compete against 38 top athletes from around the globe in the longest and most challenging hand cycle race in the world - Sadler's Alaska Challenge to raise money for The Colorado Chapter of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. 267 grueling miles over 7 excruciating days and with over 16,000 exhausting feet of...

2009-04-21 23:34:58

Researchers say the number people in the United States living with paralysis or spinal cord injuries has been greatly underestimated. A University of New Mexico study suggests 1.28 million people in the United States have had a spinal cord injury and more than 5.6 million live with some form of paralysis.

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