2020

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Elects New Board Members

August 04, 2020

Michael Fordyce, former President & CEO of Colorado-based rehabilitation hospital, Craig Hospital, and Vandy Van Wagener, formerly of Procter & Gamble, bring added scientific and business acumen to distinguished Board

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Announces Direct Effect Quality of Life Grants for 2020

June 29, 2020

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) announced today that it is funding fifty-two Direct Effect Quality of Life Grants, totaling $918,046.

IZ Adaptive Mask Sales Will Benefit The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation To Commemorate Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 21, 2020

Just in time for Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Izzy Camilleri, founder and head designer of the innovative and inclusive clothing brand, IZ Adaptive, today announced a partnership with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Airbnb Unveils New Online Experiences on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

May 21, 2020

As people around the world celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Airbnb is highlighting more than 20 new Online Experiences which have been designed by hosts with accessibility in mind

The Numotion Foundation Announces Contributions to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

May 13, 2020

The Numotion Foundation announced COVID-19 relief contributions in the amount of $100,000.

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation welcomes new chair

April 23, 2020

Jay Shepard to lead Foundation’s efforts to accelerate most promising functional recovery/care research toward cures for people living with paralysis

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Host Understanding Medication Webinar Series

March 10, 2020

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will host three pharmacy-related webinars about osteoporosis, dental care, and bowel management for individuals and families living with spinal cord injuries.

Sixth Annual Mikey Strong Charity Hockey Game

February 12, 2020

All-star game features former professional NHL players

Reeve Foundation to Launch Inaugural Reeve Summit 2020: Where Care, Cure and Community Connect

January 10, 2020

Three-Day Event Will Galvanize Thought Leaders, Researchers and Community Members Around Topics That Will Change the Culture and Reality of Paralysis

2019

GTX medical BV and NeuroRecovery Technologies Inc. Merge to Create Leading Neurostimulation Company for Spinal Cord Injury

October 22, 2019

Committed to developing novel neuromodulation therapies to improve functional recovery of people with Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI).

2018

Spinal cord stimulation, physical therapy help paralyzed man stand, walk with assistance

September 24, 2018

The research demonstrated that the participant was able to walk over ground using a front-wheeled walker and step on a treadmill

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Secures Three-Year Grant for National Paralysis Resource Center

July 02, 2018

Administration for Community Living renews cooperative agreement to expand services for National Paralysis Resource Center

2017

2016

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards Inaugural High Impact Innovative Assistive Technology Grants

June 10, 2016

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced the five recipients of its new technology focused grant

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 107 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

March 31, 2016

The Reeve Foundation presented $735,482 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community

2015

SEALFIT Honors the Late Christopher Reeve

November 13, 2015

SEALFIT joins forces with filmmaker Matthew Reeve, to lead a national fundraising workout of the day (WOD) for The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation in San Diego on Saturday, December 5

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Mark 25th Anniversary with "A Magical Evening" Gala

October 28, 2015

Evening will honor president George H.W. Bush, Judy A. Smith, and Shawn Friedkin

Team Reeve Recruits 65 Participants for TCS New York City Marathon

October 27, 2015

With five handcyclists and a corporate team from Samsung, Team Reeve® rallies support for Christopher Reeve's dream of a world of empty wheelchairs

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Host "A Magical Evening Chicago" Thursday, October 22, 2015

October 13, 2015

Evening will honor Geoff Kent and Jim McMahon, as well as celebrate progress in spinal cord research

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation awards 84 nonprofit organizations Quality of Life Grants

August 05, 2015

With the highest total amount awarded in the past seven years, the Reeve Foundation presented $704,732 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen appointed as Captain of Team Reeve

April 15, 2015

Olympic Gold Medalist to Inspire Action and Advocacy as Official Spokesperson for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation's Fundraising Arm

5th Annual A Walk to Believe

March 15, 2015

"A Walk to Believe" to commemorate the five-year anniversary of Eric LeGrand's spinal cord injury

Breakthrough Paralysis Research Powered By Every Step Taken At The Wings For Life World Run

March 04, 2015

Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation unite to advance a groundbreaking therapy for spinal cord injury

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 75 Nonprofit Organizations

February 23, 2015

With a surge in submissions, the Reeve Foundation presented $600,137 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community

2014

Journey Forward Joins the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network®

October 25, 2014

The facility will operate as an NRN Community Fitness and Wellness (CFW) center, which offers effective exercise-based therapies to individuals living with mobility impairment, including spinal cord injury and other forms of paralysis

On the 10-Year Anniversary of Christopher Reeve's Passing, Breakthrough in Paralysis Research Prompts Initiative to Fast Track Groundbreaking Therapy

October 09, 2014

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Launches "The Big Idea" Campaign to Raise $15 Million for the Next Phase of Epidural Stimulation Research to Enable People Living with Spinal Cord Injury to Recover Autonomic and Motor Functions

Congresswoman Beatty Visits the Reeve Foundation's NeuroRecovery Network® at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

August 12, 2014

The Congresswoman met with participants from the NeuroRecovery Network® and joined a roundtable discussion on how to better serve the disability community

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 73 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

July 17, 2014

The Reeve Foundation presented $537,550 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network® to Hold Inaugural Walk to Victory over Paralysis

July 03, 2014

"Walk to Victory over Paralysis," a 24-hour fundraising event to rally support for the Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network® (NRN)

Four Paraplegic Men Voluntarily Move Their Legs, an "Unprecedented Breakthrough" for Paralysis Community

April 08, 2014

New Research Documents the Effectiveness of Epidural Stimulation as a Therapy Option for Paralysis; Results Published Today in Brain

4th Annual "A Walk to Believe" 5K Benefitting Spinal Cord Injury Research Taking Place on Saturday, June 14, 2014

March 18, 2014

Walk to commemorate Eric LeGrand’s graduation from Rutgers University following a spinal cord injury in 2010

Portlight Strategies and the Reeve Foundation Partner to Host the "Getting It Right" Workshop

March 05, 2014

"Getting It Right" will address challenges and develop smart solutions focused on accessibility during relief and evacuation efforts

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 102 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

February 26, 2014

The Reeve Foundation presented $500,000 in grants to support quality of life initiatives for the paralysis community

2013

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation releases 2013 holiday gift guide

November 25, 2013

A look at gift items geared towards people living with paralysis

Eric LeGrand Partners with Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Launch Team LeGrand

September 13, 2013

Former Rutgers athlete creates fund to support spinal cord injury initiatives

New, Free Resources Available For People Living With Paralysis And Their Caregivers

September 04, 2013

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

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

September 03, 2013

Bold Window Display Unveiled in Rockefeller Center Plaza Features Christopher Reeve's Empty Wheelchair

Statement Regarding Separation of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Life Rolls On

August 30, 2013

The Reeve Foundation will continue to fulfill its mission of providing care, funding quality of life initiatives, and advancing a cure for spinal cord injury

Riluzole Shows Promise of Improving Motor Function

July 19, 2013

Effective in patients with acute traumatic spinal cord injury when treatment is started within 12 hours of injury

Tim Pernetti Elected to Board of Directors of Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

July 18, 2013

Tim is an energetic, positive and passionate leader with a proven ability to build strong relationships and lead teams

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 74 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

July 11, 2013

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

Craig Hospital joins Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network®

June 05, 2013

Craig Hospital joins as Reeve Foundation NRN clinical center

Department of Defense Awards $2 million to Spinal Cord Injury Research

May 28, 2013

Expansion of translational research to find treatments for individuals living with spinal cord injury, including servicemen and women

Frazier Rehab Hosts National Summit

April 03, 2013

20 spinal cord injury racers participate in KDF miniMarathon

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Applauds Board Member Kelly Heneghan on Receiving ‘40 Under 40’ Irish Echo Award

February 26, 2013

Heneghan has been a member of the Reeve Foundation's Board of Directors since 2009

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 76 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

February 12, 2013

Awarded almost $427,000 in Quality of Life Grants to 76 nonprofit organizations in the United States

2012

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and Tilt-A-Rack® Launch Contest to Win a Free Power Wheelchair For a Person Living With Paralysis

November 26, 2012

Entries will be accepted from a person living with paralysis or from a friend or family member of the person who would benefit from the wheelchair.

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Releases 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

November 20, 2012

Guide features items geared toward people living with paralysis

HeadNorth Partners with Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Expand Peer & Family Support Program across Southern California

October 11, 2012

By teaming with HeadNorth, which has been providing mentoring to individuals living with spinal cord injury since 2008, the Reeve Foundation hopes to expand mentoring across southern California

Courage Center Partners with Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for Peer & Family Support Program

October 02, 2012

Program will assist individuals living with paralysis across Minnesota

Lisa Henry-Holmes Elected to the Board Of Directors Of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

September 27, 2012

Lisa Henry-Holmes, CEO and owner of WHO! International Designs

New Research: Eleven Studies Reveal Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury Experience Improved Health, Function through the Reeve Foundation NeuroRecovery Network®

September 04, 2012

Recovery of walking and balance can occur even years after injury in people with incomplete spinal cord injury who participate in locomotor training

Therapies for Spinal Cord Injury: On the Cutting Edge of Clinical Translation

August 31, 2012

NACTN/AOSNA Focus Issue on Spinal Cord Injury, a supplement to the September issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Honor The Intouchables at 'A Magical Evening' Gala

July 27, 2012

THE INTOUCHABLES is the First Film Ever to Be Honored by the Organization

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton to Play Wheelchair Basketball Exhibition Game

July 15, 2012

"Wheelchair Challenge" initiative that seeks to highlight the everyday mobility challenges that a person using a wheelchair experiences

Photographer Christopher Voelker Named Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Ambassador

July 09, 2012

Voelker to help spread awareness of Foundation's mission and services, to appear on Sundance Channel's 'Push Girls'

Brooks Rehabilitation Partners with Reeve Foundation for Peer & Family Support Program

June 28, 2012

Goal is to expand mentoring of those living with paralysis across Florida

Sundance Channel and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Partner for Launch of Docu-series "Push Girls"

May 23, 2012

Components Include Fundraising Initiative, Co-hosted Event and Cross-Platform Promotion of "Push Girls"

Julie White and Tony Goldwyn Announced as the Hosts of Born for Broadway

May 19, 2012

The pair sign on just as Manhattan Borough President's Office proclaims May 21st as 'Born for Broadway Day' in Manhattan

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Unveils Public Service Announcement

March 14, 2012

Message Features Promising Experimental Spinal Cord Therapy

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 76 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

February 01, 2012

Awarded 76 Quality of Life Grants totaling $450,000 to nonprofit organizations throughout the United States

2011

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Honor Longtime Supporters Peter D. Kiernan & Karrie Webb at 'A Magical Evening' Gala

December 02, 2011

Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Mark Ruffalo and Dave Annable Lend Their Star Power to Raise a Record High $3 Million for the Reeve Foundation

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Releases 2011 Holiday Gift Guide

November 17, 2011

Guide features 79 items catered to people living with paralysis

Celebrate Chicago, the Reeve Foundation's 4th Annual Chicago Benefit

October 21, 2011

Held at Mercedes-Benz Chicago Night of Veterans Day, 11-11-11 with CS Magazine

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Awards 77 Nonprofit Organizations Quality of Life Grants

July 21, 2011

Awarded over $508,000 in Quality of Life grants to 77 nonprofit organizations

Team Reeve® Runs for Autism

July 11, 2011

Executives and friends of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to participate in the 2011 Triathlon/Duathlon for Autism in Belmar

Paraplegic Man Stands, Steps with Assistance and Moves His Legs Voluntarily

June 03, 2011

A significant breakthrough in its initial work with a paralyzed male volunteer

Frazier's Team Reeve to Host Fundraiser for Spinal Cord Injury

April 19, 2011

Frazier Rehab Institute's Team Reeve®, an advocacy and fundraising group

Daniel Hernandez Named Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Ambassador

March 13, 2011

Professional soccer star to help spread awareness in honor of his brother

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation award 74 Nonprofit Organizations with Quality of Life Grants

February 21, 2011

Grants focus on fitness and military/veteran assistance

2010

Second Annual 'Born For Broadway' Announced

September 30, 2010

Galli started the event as a way to involve the theatre community so beloved by Christopher and Dana Reeve

Connecticut Chapter of Reeve Foundation Announces ProHealth Physicians & Hospital for Special Care as Title Sponsors of First Roll-A-Thon Event

September 06, 2010

Fundraiser in Bushnell Park Seeks to Raise Awareness for the Care & Cure for People in Connecticut Living with Spinal Cord Injuries

Seattle, Denver, Chicago Among Top 20 Most Livable U.S. Cities for Wheelchair Users

August 31, 2010

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Rates Cities to Commemorate 20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Announces Expansion of Neurorecovery Network® (NRN)

August 18, 2010

Three community-based health and wellness facilities to provide better access to exercise for those living with paralysis

Department of Defense gives $5.4 million to spinal cord injury research

August 16, 2010

The DoD gave the two-year, peer-reviewed grant to the Foundation's North American Clinical Trials Network® (NACTN)

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation awards 89 Non-profit Organizations with Quality of Life Grants

July 12, 2010

Quality of life grants targeted at obesity and natural disaster relief

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation and La Palestra Partner to Train for ING New York City Marathon

June 07, 2010

Team Reeve® athletes begin exclusive 24-week training program

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Grant to Support Hurricane/Natural Disaster Relief Efforts for People with Disabilities

May 31, 2010

The grant will fund a ready-to-deploy container specifically outfitted to serve the immediate needs of people with disabilities in the aftermath of hurricanes and other domestic natural disasters

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Releases "Top 10 Things That Annoy People Who Use Wheelchairs" Poll

May 05, 2010

Number 1 issue is drivers parking in accessible spots