'Amazing' treatment helps paralyzed people walk again

Published by CNN.com on September 25, 2018

In a study in the New England Journal of Medicine, two of four patients with no voluntary movement below their injury were able to walk again after being implanted with a spinal cord stimulation device

With rehab and a jolt to the spinal cord, paralyzed patients take steps again

Published by STAT on September 24, 2018

Two research teams reported that three patients paralyzed from the waist down were able to take steps again after weeks of rehabilitation and the implantation of an electronic device

Two people with paralysis walk again using an implanted device

Published by The Verge on September 24, 2018

For Thomas, when she walked without help for the first time, “it was like watching fireworks, but from the inside"

Paralyzed patients walk again with help from pain stimulator

Published by NBC News on September 24, 2018

The experiments show that the spine can act on its own to move limbs, the researchers say

Reeve Foundation wants Asbury Park to be model of accessibility

Published by APP.com on August 21, 2018

The first steps were taken at the beach in June where the Foundation delivered on six floating WaterWheels that allow residents and visitors living with paralysis to safely navigate the beaches and enter the surf

Jersey Shore town makes it easier for beachgoers with disabilities to enjoy the ocean

Published by WPIX on August 20, 2018

Asbury Park now has six new ways for people with disabilities to access the ocean, thanks to a donation by the Reeve Foundation

These Jersey Shore wheelchairs are meant to go in the ocean

Published by NJ.com on August 19, 2018

The chairs are just the beginning of a larger initiative from Asbury Park and the Reeve Foundation to make the town and shore accessible to everyone

Reeve Foundation Receives Federal Money To Help Those With Paralysis

Published by New View Media Group, LLC on August 22, 2018

The foundation is the recipient of the National Paralysis Resource Center cooperative agreement from the Administration for Community Living.

‘Keep your head up and keep going’: One man's story of finding hope after skiing accident

Published by TODAY on July 30, 2018

After Alex sustained a spinal cord injury skiing, the Goldmeier family was able to find support from the PRC and were surprised by TV personality George Oliphant with a full home modification

Will Reeve, son of Christopher Reeve, on overcoming the lowest point of his life

Published by cbsnews.com on July 16, 2018

Will Reeve, discusses overcoming such tremendous grief at a young age, pursuing a career in sports journalism and continuing his parents' work to cure paralysis.

Eric LeGrand aiming for record-setting day at 8th 'A Walk to Believe' fundraiser

Published by NJ.com on May 28, 2018

Eric LeGrand, founder of Team LeGrand, aims to make his 8th annual A Walk to Believe 5k the most successful one yet

How intense was Rutgers' Eric LeGrand's charity flag football tournament?

Published by NJ.com on April 30, 2018

More than 400 participants played in the event, raising over $30,000 for Team LeGrand

How Superman's son is now helping others with spinal injuries

Published by The Telegraph on April 14, 2018

Matthew Reeve, son of Christopher Reeve, was at the opening of Neurokinex Kids, the first pediatric rehabilitation facility in the UK, and the first international NRN center for the Foundation

Will Reeve - the son of paralyzed Superman actor Christopher - issues a rallying cry as he works to achieve his father's dream of a world of empty wheelchairs

Published by Daily Mail on March 28, 2018

Will Reeve, son of Christopher and Dana Reeve, is continuing the work his father started over two decades ago

Mike Nichols' fourth annual charity hockey game features former NHL stars

Published by MyCentralJersey.com on February 27, 2018

Still going strong in its fourth year, the annual event has raised nearly $200,000 for spinal cord research and cures

Boomer & Gio: Previewing The ‘Mikey Strong Charity Hockey Game’

Published by CBS New York on January 23, 2018

Mikey Nichols stopped by the "Boomer & Gio" show Monday morning to talk about the fourth annual Mikey Strong Charity Hockey Game

Belief and the Wheelchair Warrior

Published by Folks Magazine on January 03, 2018

Since his injury, Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand, has become a figurehead in both the football and disability communities, spreading hope and positivity


Restructured tax code would unduly burden people with disabilities

Published by The Hilll on November 24, 2017

Peter Wilderotter, President & CEO of the Reeve Foundation, expresses the concerns of the disability community with the possible new tax codes

Christopher Reeve's Look-a-Like Son Is All Grown Up at Charity Gala

Published by People on November 17, 2017

Will Reeve, son of Christopher and Dana Reeve, attended the 27th "A Magical Evening" gala for the Reeve Foundation

Jerry O’Connell hosts Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation annual gala

Published by PIX 11 on November 16, 2017

Actor Jerry O'Connell stopped by PIX11 and talked about the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation's annual gala, which he will be hosting for the second time

Couple comes closer together by seeking paralysis cure and competing in New York City Marathon

Published by NY Daily News on November 05, 2017

Through every challenge and success in training for the TCS NYC Marathon, Rob and Julie have grown closer as a couple as they race to raise money for the Reeve Foundation

Million Dollar Man: Rutgers' Eric LeGrand overwhelmed by milestone for spinal cord injury charity

Published by NJ.com on November 03, 2017

Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, expresses his gratitude for the ongoing support in the community since his injury

Paralysis breakthrough lets man stand on his own six years after a motorcycle accident left him paraplegic

Published by Daily Mail on October 30, 2017

An update on Andrew Meas, who has been using an epidural stimulator for the past 3 years after sustaining a spinal cord injury in a motorcycle accident

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation releases new edition of Paralysis Resource Guide

Published by Crossroads Today on October 10, 2017

This fourth edition of the resource guide features the latest information on assistive technology, home modification, universal design and much more

Jon Bellion Announces 'DREWAPALOOZA!' in Support Of Childhood Best Friend

Published by Billboard on September 13, 2017

Dedicated to his best friend, Drew, who sustained a life-threatening spinal cord injury, all proceeds from the concert will go to his medical care and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

The code-a-thon that aims to make the world better

Published by OZY.com on June 29, 2017

The Reeve Foundation was honored to be a part of JP Morgan Chase & Co.'s Code for Good program this year

Eric LeGrand speaks out against Trump budget cuts for paralysis resources

Published by Asbury Park Press on June 13, 2017

Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, wants to make sure others have access to the same kind of counsel he did on living with paralysis

Eric LeGrand's seventh annual "A Walk to Believe" tops $100K

Published by NJ.com on June 04, 2017

The annual 5k walk and run had over 1,000 participants raising funds for Team LeGrand and the Reeve Foundation

Eric LeGrand is a voice for people with paralysis

Published by Fox 5 on May 22, 2017

For his seventh annual "A Walk to Believe" 5k, Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand, aims to raise $125,000 for SCI research

Third Annual Mikey Strong Hockey Game Raises Awareness About Spinal Chord Injuries

Published by CBS New York on April 21, 2017

18 former hockey players hit the ice on Friday for the Third Annual Mike Nichols Charity Hockey game

Penguin, the Magpie Who Helped a Family Recover from Tragedy, Honored with Her Own Book and Film

Published by People on April 04, 2017

"Penguin the Magpie: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family” officially launched for release in the U.S. today, with part of the proceeds going to the Reeve Foundation

Choosing the Right Treatment Center After a Spinal Injury

Published by Media Planet on March 23, 2017

Bernadette Mauro, director of information and resource services at the Reeve Foundation, explains the best process for sorting through the myriad of rehabilitation options for families after a spinal injury

Eric LeGrand will receive WWE's Warrior Award

Published by ESPN on March 14, 2017

Jonathan Coachman touches upon the background of the WWE's Warrior Award and this year's recipient, Team LeGrand Founder, Eric LeGrand

Eric LeGrand named recipient of 2017 WWE Warrior Award

Published by ESPN on March 13, 2017

Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand, will be the recipient of the third annual Warrior Award by the WWE at the 2017 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony on March 31

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Improves Lives

Published by NJTV on February 09, 2017

Reeve Foundation CEO & President, Peter Wildrotter, spoke with Steve Adubato on the legacy of Chris and Dana, the future of research and programs offered by the PRC

Donna Terrell Shares Couple's Story of Running to Walk Again

Published by FOX 16 on February 08, 2017

Team Reeve alumni Kelly Lamb and boyfriend J.D., who sustained an injury four years ago, are working to help advance the Reeve Foundation's mission

Eric LeGrand "believes" in Rutgers football teammates and his future

Published by CBS This Morning on February 04, 2017

Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand, speaks about his friendships with the Rutgers alumni playing in Super Bowl 51 this Sunday

CDS offers home modifications to qualified individuals with paralysis-causing conditions

Published by Delaware of University on February 10, 2017

University of Delaware’s Center for Disabilities Studies is using their $75,000 High Impact Innovative Assistive Technology grant from the Reeve Foundation to make areas in their community more accessible

Paralyzed players find support in the hockey community

Published by Sports Illustrated on January 26, 2017

Reeve Foundation ambassadors Mike Nichols and Denna Laing share how the hockey community continually supports them post injury

We All Got Angels, We All Got Demons

Published by Player's Tribune on January 11, 2017

Reeve Foundation ambassador, Mike Nichols, reflects on the day of his injury and friendship with Team LeGrand founder Eric LeGrand


Eric LeGrand's Mission of Kindness

Published by Good Morning America on December 22, 2016

Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand, talks about his new series Mission Possible

Dialogue 101: The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Published by WCBS FM 101.1 on November 09, 2016

CEO & President Peter Wilderotter speaks on the work and history of the Reeve Foundation

Christopher Reeve’s son rocked his first NYC marathon

Published by New York Post on November 07, 2016

Will Reeve was one of the 50,000 runners who completed the 2016 TCS New York City Marathon, surpassing his fundraising goal for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Christopher Reeve son to run NY Marathon for paralysis community

Published by New York Daily News on November 04, 2016

Op-ed from Will Reeve on his motivation for running the TCS NYC Marathon

Christopher Reeve’s son will run first NYC marathon for late dad

Published by New York Post on November 01, 2016

Will Reeve, son of the late “Superman” star Christopher Reeve, shares his training plan and motivation for running the TCS NYC Marathon

6 ways you can help me — a paralyzed person — vote

Published by The Hill on November 01, 2016

Op-ed from Champions Committee Chairman Jeff Laffond on accessibility at the voting booths

Christopher Reeve’s Son Will Reeve To Run The New York City Marathon In Honor of His Parents

Published by People on October 28, 2016

Will Reeve has his eye on the finish line for the TCS NYC Marathon as he aims to raise $30,000 in honor of his family's legacy

Will Reeve Talks Racing the NYC Marathon for Parents, Christopher and Dana Reeve

Published by People on October 27, 2016

Will Reeve, son of Christopher and Dana Reeve, is looking to raise a goal of $30,000 for spinal cord injury and awareness by running the TCS New York City Marathon on November 6

Robin Williams’ Bike Collection Raises $600,000 for Charity

Published by People on October 27, 2016

The auction hosted by Paddle8 surpassed its fundraising goal to benefit the Challenged Athletes Foundation and the Reeve Foundation

Robin Williams' Bike Collection Being Auctioned — and His Children Suggest Fun Riding Gear to Go with Them

Published by People on October 17, 2016

All 87 of the bicycles, which range from racing to mountain and come from numerous artists, were donated by Williams’ children, Zelda, Zach and Cody

Robin Williams’s Kaleidoscope of Bicycles

Published by Wall Street Journal on October 13, 2016

The late comedian was a fanatical cyclist and his expansive and eccentric collection of bicycles is now up for sale

Eric LeGrand takes national stage Sunday on Fox NFL

Published by Asbury Park Press on September 29, 2016

Team LeGrand Founder, Eric LeGrand, is launching his newest project "Mission Possible"

Paralyzed ex-Rutgers player Eric LeGrand visits Patriots-Saints joint practice

Published by ESPN on August 10, 2016

Team LeGrand founder, Eric LeGrand, met with NFL players to speak about overcoming adversity

Golf outing for Monroe's Nichols raises money, spreads awareness

Published by MyCentralJersey.com on August 04, 2016

Mike Nichols held his 3rd annual golf outing at the Royce Brook Golf Club

Christopher Reeve's Son Talks About Normal Childhood With Superman

Published by ABC News on June 17, 2016

Will Reeve talks about his low-key childhood as the son of Superman star Christopher Reeve

Will Reeve: Remembering My Superman Dad

Published by People.com on June 16, 2016

Will Reeve reflects on the impact of his parents both on his life and as advocates for the paralysis community

Eric LeGrand touched by support at rain-soaked walk

Published by Asbury Park Press on June 05, 2016

Despite the rain, hundreds of supporters attended the sixth annual A Walk to Believe 5k for Eric LeGrand

Obama tells Eric LeGrand to keep 'inspiring' at Rutgers graduation

Published by USA Today on May 15, 2016

Eric LeGrand, founder of Team LeGrand, spoke with President Obama at Rutgers 250th Annual Spring Commencement

Paralyzed grandma given gift of play with her family

Published by USA Today on May 10, 2016

With the creation of Adaptoys, grandparents living with paralysis like Donna Lowich have the chance to be part of their grandchildren's lives in a more meaningful way

360i Created Toys So People Living With Paralysis Can Play With Their Kids Race cars and pitching machines for all

Published by Ad Week on May 06, 2016

Donna Lowich never dreamed that there would be a way for her to pitch balls to her granddaughter, but a new line of toys is making that possible

Christopher Reeve's Son Announces Creation of Accessible Toys: 'Everyone Deserves the Chance to Play'

Published by People on May 02, 2016

"The simple act of playing brings people closer together. Everyone deserves that chance."

'Adaptoys' revolutionizes playtime for families living with paralysis

Published by Fox News on May 02, 2016

The Reeve Foundation has launched Adaptoys - a campaign to create accessible toys for those living with paralysis and their families

Hope for the Paralyzed

Published by New York Times on April 21, 2016

Reeve Foundation CEO & President Peter Wilderotter's letter to the Editor about advancing technological breakthroughs

Paralyzed groom defies the odds, stands at wedding

Published by USA Today on April 04, 2016

With the help of his stimulator and a special frame, Kent Stephenson was on his feet as he danced with his wife during their first dance at their wedding reception.

For former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand, tattoos are more than just art

Published by ESPN on March 31, 2016

Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, explains the significance behind his tattoos.

A dogged quest to fix broken spinal cords pays off with new hope for the paralyzed

Published by STAT on March 30, 2016

A celebration of the work of one of the most influential spinal cord researchers of our time, physiologist and Reeve Foundation Consortium Advisory Panel member Reggie Edgerton.

Paralyzed Groom Stands On His Wedding Day Thanks To Spinal Implant

Published by Huffington Post on March 25, 2016

“My goal was never to stand or step,” Kent said. “My goal was to help shape this research so that others can join me and we can get out of these chairs. Everyone deserves to stand on their wedding day and exchange vows with their loved one.”

A Letter to the Late Dana Reeve, Christopher Reeve’s Wife, From Eric LeGrand’s Mother

Published by The Mighty on March 21, 2016

Karen LeGrand, mother of injured football player Eric LeGrand, writes an open letter to the late Dana Reeve about caregiving and Dana's lasting legacy through the work of the Reeve Foundation.

Spinal Implant Helps Paralyzed Groom Stand, Dance on His Wedding Day

Published by ABC News on March 18, 2016

Groom Kent Stephenson was able to stand during his wedding ceremony and share a first dance with his new wife after sustaining an injury in 2009.

A Paralyzed Man Plans to Stand for His Wedding Ceremony Thanks to a Breakthrough Treatment

Published by The MIC on March 08, 2016

After a memorable proposal, Kent Stephenson plans to stand during his wedding ceremony to Misti Richeson with the help of epidural stimulation, a groundbreaking technology.

When You’re Striving to Make Your Story Come Full Circle After a Life-Altering Accident

Published by The Mighty on February 23, 2016

Inspired by her husband’s journey as a hand cyclist in the NYC marathon, Anita McGorty shares her story and how her family adjusted to a new way of living after her husband sustained a spinal cord injury in 2013.

Standing Up to Paralysis: Christopher Reeve’s Dream (Finally) Comes True

Published by Everyday Health on February 11, 2016

Dr. Sanjay Gupta reflects on Christopher Reeve's dream of a world of empty wheelchairs and how the Reeve Foundation is moving closer to that dream thanks to unprecedented advancements in spinal cord research.

Ice Hockey: Mikey Nichols' Sense of the Game Burns Brighter Than Ever

Published by NJ.com on February 05, 2016

Two years after sustaining a spinal cord injury, Mike Nichols discusses his recovery, love of hockey and his role as an advocate for the Reeve Foundation during the Rutgers vs. Villanova 2016 Winter Classic. 


Christopher Reeve's son continuing father's work

Published by CBS 8 on December 04, 2015

Matthew Reeve teamed up with SEALFIT to raise over $25,000 for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation by hosting a Reeve workout designed for all levels of skill and ability.

Christopher Reeve's Son Remembers His Late Father's 'Fierce Determination'

Published by ET on November 20, 2015

2015 marked the 25th anniversary of the Reeve Foundation’s signature gala, A Magical Evening. Matthew Reeve reflects on the past 25-years and how he and his siblings carry on their father's legacy.

Christopher Reeve's Sons on How They Honor Their Dad: 'We Try to Celebrate Him' Every Day

Published by People on November 07, 2015

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Reeve Foundation gala, A Magical Evening, Matthew and Will Reeve discuss their hope for the future and how the Foundation is working to achieve their father's dream.

To My Mom, 5 Years After the Injury That Paralyzed Me

Published by The Mighty on November 04, 2015

From Team LeGrand: A beautiful letter from Eric LeGrand to his mother and caregiver, Karen, for all she's done over the past five years since his injury.

Meet the Team Reeve Hand Cyclists from the 2015 New York City Marathon

Published by Parade on November 03, 2015

Meet the five Team Reeve hand cyclists - Christine, Alan, Dennis, Dustin, and Zach - competing in the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon and raising funds to support the Reeve Foundation.

This cyclist was paralyzed after being hit by a truck — he just finished the NYC marathon

Published by Business Insider on November 02, 2015

In 2013, tri-athlete Dennis McGorty sustained a spinal cord injury after being struck by a truck. Now just two years later, he completed his first TCS NYC Marathon by hand cycling for Team Reeve.

Five Years After Being Paralyzed from the Chest Down, Dustin Shillcox Completes the New York Marathon

Published by People on November 01, 2015

After sustaining a spinal cord injury five years ago, Dustin Shillcox gives back by joining Team Reeve and handcycling 26.2 miles in the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon.

Beating the Odds

Published by Player's Tribune on October 16, 2015

From Team LeGrand: Coach Greg Schiano reflects on the day of Eric's injury five years ago, and the amazing attitude LeGrand has sustained during his recovery process.

The hit that paralyzed Eric LeGrand changed 2 lives forever

Published by NJ.com on October 16, 2015

From Team LeGrand: Eric LeGrand speaks about the day of his injury, and how it not only changed his life, but also of the other player involved, Malcolm Brown.

Pennsylvania mom defies odds to participate in NYC Marathon after paralyzing injury

Published by Fox News on October 16, 2015

After sustaining a spinal cord injury, Christine Markow received her PhD, climbed to the base of Mt. Everest, and is currently raising two children while training to compete as a hand cyclist in the 2015 TCS NYC Marathon for Team Reeve.

Five years ago this week, Eric LeGrand was severely injured and became paralyzed during a college football game.

Published by Good Day New York on October 16, 2015

From Team LeGrand: Eric LeGrand talks with Good Day New York anchors Rosanna Scotto and Craig Kelly about his campaign #FiveYearsForward to mark the fifth anniversary of his injury.

Being Eric LeGrand: 5 Lessons I Have Learned Since Being Paralyzed

Published by Elite Daily on October 15, 2015

Eric LeGrand, founder of ‪Team LeGrand,‬ shares five lessons he has learned since being paralyzed.

Model With Down Syndrome Treads the Catwalk in New York

Published by Time.com on September 14, 2015

FTL Moda, Global Disability Inclusion and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation joined forces for the 2015 New York Fall Fashion Week to feature models living with different disabilities.

Five years later, former Rutgers standout Eric LeGrand still believes he will walk again

Published by ESPN on September 04, 2015

From Team LeGrand: A glimpse into everyday life with former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand since he sustained a spinal cord injury at MetLife Stadium five years ago.

Hope for paraplegics: Spinal cord stimulation may restore motion, sensation

Published by Fox News on August 12, 2015

An in-depth look at how epidural stimulation can help individuals regain sensation in specific limbs and ease the secondary conditions that follow sustaining a spinal cord injury.

Disabilities battle is not over

Published by USA Today on July 24, 2015

In honor of the ADA's 25th anniversary, Will Reeve reinforces the importance of implementing the ADA to overcome the remaining obstacles Americans living with disabilities still face every day.

How paralyzed patients are able to stand again

Published by CNN on May 24, 2015

An update on the epidural stimulation breakthrough study supported by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, and how it has helped four young men regain the ability to stand when the device is activated.

Walk to Believe' raises money for paralysis treatments

Published by Today on July 27, 2015

Eric LeGrand, Founder of Team LeGrand of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, held his fifth annual A Walk to Believe 5k walk/run at Rutgers Stadium, raising money to expand research for spinal cord injury.

Paralyzed Rutgers Football Player Eric LeGrand Talks About Inspiring Others, Walking Again

Published by CBS New york on May 27, 2015

From Team LeGrand: Ever since that fateful October day in 2010 when Eric LeGrand sustained a spinal cord injury, he has focused on inspiring others and supporting spinal cord injury research with the Reeve Foundation.

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen shares road to recovery

Published by TODAY on April 16, 2015

Six-time gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen updates Matt Lauer on her ongoing recovery from her accident in June 2014, and her involvement as Captain of Team Reeve.

Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Finds a New Purpose After Paralyzing Accident

Published by People on April 16, 2015

Since sustaining a spinal cord injury in 2014, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen hopes to inspire others living with paralysis through her role as captain of Team Reeve, the peer-to-peer fundraising arm of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen: 'I just want every moment to be a happy moment

Published by USA TODAY on April 16, 2015

Six-time Olympic gold medalist, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, is using her experiences and role as Captain of Team Reeve to educate others about life with a spinal cord injury.

Boomer, Carton And NHL Alumni Honored To Lace ‘Em Up For Mikey Nichols

Published by CBS New York on February 05, 2015

WFAN Radio personalities Boomer & Carton hosted a NHL alumni hockey game in February 2015 to benefit Mike Nichols and the Reeve Foundation.

For paralyzed men, sexual function just as important as walking

Published by CNN on January 02, 2015

Researchers in association with the Reeve Foundation explain the multitude of health benefits from epidural stimulation such as regaining bowel, bladder, and sexual function along with movement of affected limbs for those living with a spinal cord injury.

New hope for people with spinal cord injuries

Published by TODAY on January 01, 2015

TODAY's Jenna Bush Hager speaks with Matthew Reeve about the extraordinary things the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is achieving.


Eric LeGrand: 'This Injury Doesn't Discriminate

Published by Bet.com on November 26, 2014

From Team LeGrand: Eric LeGrand speaks about his progress since his injury in 2010, and his involvement with HBO's State of Play to educate others on life with paralysis.

Robin Williams's Elder Son Speaks Out: 'We're Trying to Stay Strong

Published by People on November 21, 2014

The Reeve family and Zak Williams honor the friendship of Christopher Reeve and late actor Robin Williams at the Reeve Foundation's annual gala, A Magical Evening.