Latest The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center Stories

2014-07-17 08:30:15

The Reeve Foundation presented $537,550 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to enhancing care and improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, announced it has awarded $537,550 in Quality of Life grants to 73 nonprofit organizations nationwide. Conceived by the late Dana Reeve, Quality of...

2011-02-26 00:00:27

Online community to select winners of "Share With the World the Faces and Place of your Life" Reeve Foundation photo contest. Short Hills, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) February 24, 2011 The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has launched an online photo contest to showcase favorite portraits and travel destinations of the paralysis community. Applications for the 2011 Reeve Foundation Faces & Places Photo Contest are being accepted through March 11, 2011. Individuals can submit photos in two...

2010-08-12 14:30:00

SHORT HILLS, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center today announced that a new community ambassador has joined in its efforts to spread awareness about paralysis: Robin Wilson-Beattie is the voice of the Georgia Area Radio Reading Service program "Disability Rights - a Two Minute Advocacy Training Session." In January 2004, Robin Wilson-Beattie began experiencing some unusual problems with her body. Her legs began...

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. Dana, Matthew's stepmother, died in 2006 of lung cancer. As a first-time runner, I do not underestimate...

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