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Oct 10, 2017, 13:17 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation releases new edition of Paralysis Resource Guide

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, is...


Aug 15, 2017, 10:25 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards over $800,000 in Quality of Life Grants

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis,...


Jul 18, 2017, 10:29 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Launches Inaugural Nursing Home Transition Grants

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, is...


Jun 21, 2017, 12:50 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Stresses the Importance of Summer Safety with Tips and Summer Safety Checklist

Sporting, recreational and motor vehicle accidents are the most common causes of spinal cord injury, affecting over 1.2 million Americans. Our...


Mar 30, 2017, 14:18 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Second Annual High Impact Innovative Assistive Technology Grants

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) announced today that it has awarded seven High Impact Innovative...


Mar 02, 2017, 10:03 ET The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Quality of Life Grants to 102 Nonprofit Organizations

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis,...


Oct 14, 2016, 09:37 ET Robin Williams' Beloved Bicycle Collection to be Auctioned to Benefit Challenged Athletes Foundation and Reeve Foundation

Robin Williams' family has launched an auction today featuring a vast collection of bicycles owned and ridden by the late actor to benefit two...


Aug 26, 2016, 10:34 ET The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 79 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

 The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with...


Jun 09, 2016, 11:42 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Inaugural High Impact Innovative Assistive Technology Grants

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) announced today that it has awarded a total of $342,483 in High Impact...


May 02, 2016, 08:01 ET 'Adaptoys' Changes the Game for People Living with Paralysis

 The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for people living with paralysis, has...


Dec 02, 2014, 09:35 ET People Living with Paralysis Share Their Experiences with Online Dating

Sure, for some, Valentine's Day is a time to enjoy current relationships. But for many others, it's a time to reflect on future aspirations in...


Dec 02, 2014, 09:10 ET Steve Kenny, Peer Mentor, Offers Opportunity to Help 'Shorten the Learning Curve' for the Newly Injured

On May 23, 1993, Steve Kenny dove into a pool. He hit his head on the pool's floor, injuring his spinal cord at the C5/6 location. The accident...


Dec 02, 2014, 09:00 ET Reeve Grant Makes Waves with Adaptive Swimming Program in Miami Springs

 Just over a month ago, in the small suburban community of Miami Springs, Florida, a nine-year-old boy living with disabilities was playing...


Oct 09, 2014, 04:00 ET On the 10-Year Anniversary of Christopher Reeve's Passing, Breakthrough in Paralysis Research Prompts Initiative to Fast Track Groundbreaking Therapy

On the eve of the 10-year anniversary of the passing of actor and activist Christopher Reeve (9/25/52 – 10/10/04), today, the Christopher...


Sep 20, 2014, 19:00 ET The Raw Beauty Project NYC Teams Up with the Reeve Foundation to Host a Groundbreaking Photography Exhibit

 To ignite a global conversation and transform stereotypes, The Raw Beauty Project NYC has partnered with the Christopher & Dana...


Jul 17, 2014, 09:00 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 73 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a leading nonprofit dedicated to enhancing care and improving quality of life for individuals living...


Mar 05, 2014, 09:00 ET Portlight Strategies and the Reeve Foundation Partner to Host the "Getting It Right" Workshop

On the heels of a destructive winter season, Portlight Strategies has teamed up with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to co-host the New...


Dec 10, 2013, 09:54 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Celebrates with Hope for the Holidays Gala

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Western Region is hosting an evening of dinner and entertainment to celebrate HOPE for individuals...


Nov 25, 2013, 16:51 ET The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Releases 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

Guide features items geared toward people living with paralysis  The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today released its annual...


Oct 02, 2013, 17:00 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Hosts 12th Annual "Fore Pete's Sake" Golf Tournament & Banquet

 The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is excited to collaborate with their San Diego partner, the Quad Foundation, to host the 12th...


Sep 13, 2013, 16:00 ET Eric LeGrand Partners with Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Launch Team LeGrand

Former Rutgers athlete creates fund to support spinal cord injury initiatives Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers University football player who...


Sep 04, 2013, 06:00 ET New, Free Resources Available For People Living With Paralysis And Their Caregivers

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center Releases New Edition of "Paralysis Resource Guide" for e-Readers and Enhanced...


Sep 03, 2013, 12:59 ET EHE International Showcases Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

Bold Window Display Unveiled in Rockefeller Center Plaza Features Christopher Reeve's Empty Wheelchair Symbol of Christopher's Dream that...


Jul 18, 2013, 06:00 ET Tim Pernetti Elected to Board of Directors of Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Former Rutgers Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and television executive lends time and talent to further "Today's Care. Tomorrow's Cure."...


Jul 11, 2013, 13:49 ET Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 74 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced it has awarded over $500,000 in Quality of Life Grants to 74 nonprofit organizations in the...