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Today’s Care. Tomorrow’s Cure.

We're dedicated to advancing quality of life and discovering cures for spinal cord injury in the here and now. There are many ways to get support, get involved and donate to support the Reeve Foundation mission.

Our Mission

The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.

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Our core beliefs

  • We believe in empowering those affected by paralysis with the best knowledge, resources and support.
  • We believe in the power of "we" not "me." We believe you should not be alone.
  • We believe in cures that improve and enhance "lives well-lived."
  • We believe that every story is unique, and we invite you to share yours.
  • We believe that people with paralysis have a right to a life with dignity.
  • We believe in a diversity of research done collaboratively and responsibly without impediment.

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So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. - Christopher Reeve
Dana and Christopher Reeve

Credit: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

1 in 50 people in the U.S. live with paralysis

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>Our team

Meet the Leadership Team responsible for upholding and advancing our mission.

>Board of Directors

The Board of Directors provides the overarching vision to keep the Reeve Foundation moving forward.


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As a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, all contributions are fully tax-deductible.

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The Reeve Foundation is extremely grateful for the financial contributions from supporters. We have a deep commitment to being excellent stewards of these funds and to being accountable and transparent to our valued partners.

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