2023

Eric LeGrand Named New Jersey Sportscaster of the Year

Published by Fox Sports New Jersey on January 11, 2023

Former Rutgers football star Eric LeGrand has been named the New Jersey Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.

Inclusive Mentorship

Published by Stanford Social Innovation Review on January 06, 2023

A yearlong mentorship program teaches leadership and independent living skills to young disabled women.

Barbara Walters' Christopher Reeve Interview Was a Powerful Moment

Published by CBR.com on January 03, 2023

Barbara Walters is known for her hard-hitting interviews, but she had a lighter touch with Christopher Reeve after the accident that paralyzed him.

$25K Grant Will Expand Beach Accessibility In Ocean City

Published by Patch on January 03, 2023

The grant from the Reeve Foundation will allow extended pathways of beach mats to accommodate those with disabilities.

Christopher Reeve Foundation Partners With Ocean City for Beach Mats

Published by OCNJ Daily on January 02, 2023

Ocean City is partnering with the Reeve Foundation to improve accessibility at the prime summer attraction in the resort

2022

Katie Couric: Barbara Walters Didn’t Take ‘No’ for an Answer

Published by The New York Times on December 31, 2022

Christopher Reeve, the “Superman” actor who became quadriplegic after an accident — decided to take part in a prime-time special with Barbara on ABC.

Making Peloton History: Hosting Our First In-Person Adaptive Fitness Classes in Partnership With The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

Published by Yahoo Sports! on December 19, 2022

In honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, on December 3, Peloton hosted a special event at their New York Studio (PSNY) in partnership with the Reeve Foundation.

Reeve Foundation: Results of "Living with Paralysis & Caregiver National Survey"

Published by MedicalResearch.com on December 19, 2022

Regina Blye, Chief Program and Policy Officer Discusses the Living with Paralysis & Caregiver National Survey

Wilmington man's fight against paralysis goes from helping others to helping himself

Published by Yahoo Sports! on December 16, 2022

For the past 17 years, Zenobia has been a coach and leader of the race fundraising team for the Reeve Foundation.

Wilmington man's fight against paralysis goes from helping others to helping himself

Published by Wilmington Star-News on December 16, 2022

Today, Team Reeve has raised millions of dollars, thanks to competitors who race despite paralysis, have recovered from it, or had friends and family affected.

Peloton’s Adaptive Training Program Makes Fitness More Accessible

Published by aSweatLife on December 14, 2022

Peloton’s latest move to make fitness accessible? A partnership with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. Together, they’ve designed two new Peloton programs.

New "Standing Adaptive Strength" Peloton Training Program with Logan Aldridge

Published by PeloBuddy on December 05, 2022

Last month, Peloton released a Seated Adaptive Strength Training Program, and a new partnership with the Reeve Foundation.

Americans believe government support beyond ADA is needed

Published by Axios on November 30, 2022

In a newly released survey, 74% of Americans familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) said they believe that wheelchair users need more support.

How we can make Thanksgiving travel better for people with disabilities

Published by Fast Company on November 21, 2022

Boarding and deboarding, wheelchair storage, and even bathroom use can cause worries for air travelers with disabilities. Advocates are pushing for legislation to smooth the process.

Peloton Adaptive Strength Training Program

Published by Real Sophisticated Consumer on November 13, 2022

In November 2022 Peloton introduced a new seated adaptive strength training program. This was done in conjunction with the Reeve Foundation.

Kelsey Grammer Says His Relationships with His 7 Kids 'Has Never Been Better'

Published by People on November 11, 2022

At the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Gala, Grammer opened up about his friendship with the late Christopher Reeve

Former Montclair State exec joins Reeve Foundation

Published by NJBiz on November 07, 2022

The Reeve Foundation appointed Colleen Coppla as chief development officer, the Short Hills-based organization announced Nov. 4.

Houston spine surgeon with quadriplegia spreads hope after moving his arms

Published by Fox 26 Houston on November 02, 2022

Houston spine surgeon with quadriplegia spreads hope after moving his arms

Spinal Cord Injury Awareness – Call for Reform for Individuals with Disabilities

Published by Health Professionals Radio on October 26, 2022

Regina Blye discusses the need for proper access to medical diagnostic equipment (MDE) and how policy can be revised to better support accessible healthcare.

Highlights from the Ending Paralysis roundtable

Published by Health Tech World on October 24, 2022

Every year, between 250,000 and 500,000 people around the world sustain a spinal cord injury (SCI).

Who Is Christopher Reeve's Youngest Child? All About Will Reeve

Published by People on October 23, 2022

Christopher Reeve's youngest child is an anchor on ABC News and a former commentator for ESPN

Don't make these travel mistakes! Travel agents sound off on common issues they see.

Published by USA Today on October 14, 2022

For others, like Regina Blye of the Reeve Foundation who has a spinal cord injury and uses a wheelchair, the most annoying part of traveling could result in a serious injury affecting their health and well-being.

Taking On Paralysis, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Seeks to "Care and Cure"

Published by Inside Philanthropy on October 11, 2022

Forty years ago, spinal cord injury (SCI) was viewed as an intractable problem due to the belief that the spinal cord was incapable of repair or regeneration.

Racial Disparities in Preventive Services Use Seen Among Patients With Spina Bifida or Cerebral Palsy

Published by Medscape on October 05, 2022

Jamil Paden emphasized intersections between class, race, and circumstances which can, together, make health care less equitable for people with disabilities

What national parks can do to make the outdoors more accessible to people with disabilities

Published by USA Today on September 22, 2022

The outdoors can be inaccessible to people with disabilities.

The real cost of unpaid caregiving and impact of the pandemic

Published by The Washington Post on September 16, 2022

The pandemic highlighted the real cost of unpaid caregiving, prompting new conversations about affordable care and proper compensation. Join Washington Post Live on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 11:30 a.m. ET

LeGrand Coffee House Named 2022-23 Recipient of Devils Buy Black Program

Published by NHL on September 16, 2022

Team LeGrand has raised over two million dollars for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

NJBIZ honors 2022’s Best 50 Women in Business

Published by NJBIZ on September 16, 2022

Maggie Goldberg, president and CEO Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is recognized by NJBIZ 2022 Best 50 Women in Business

ONWARD Reports Positive Topline Results from a Pivotal Study to Restore Arm and Hand Function in People With Spinal Cord Injury

Published by Yahoo on September 13, 2022

"The Up-LIFT study results represent a turning point in the field of spinal cord injury and paralysis science," said Marco Baptista, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer of the Reeve Foundation.

Where to Turn When Your Chronic SCI Complications Worsen

Published by New Mobility on September 12, 2022

When Brook McCall's SCI symptoms worsened, she suspected she needed surgery. But finding an experienced surgeon willing to operate took years.

Access Hollywood Chats with Clark's Botanicals Founder Francesco Clark

Published by Access Hollywood on September 07, 2022

Learn how founder Francesco Clark's adversity helped define this preeminent clean beauty skincare line, he also share a few beauty hacks!

Finding Meaning and Joy After Spinal Cord Injury

Published by WebMD on August 26, 2022

“I knew it was important for me to do my best to live in the present moment and not dwell on the past or worry about the future."

A look of ‘pure joy’

Published by Telluride Daily Planet on August 21, 2022

New programs at Ridgway State Park increase outdoor accessibility for all

How Robot-Assisted Therapy Can Help People Who've Had a Stroke Regain Mobility

Published by Healthline on August 08, 2022

Paralysis commonly occurs after a stroke, often on one side of the body, according to the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Disability Inclusion In The Workplace: Regina Blye Of The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation On How Businesses Make Accommodations For Customers and Employees Who Have a Disability

Published by Authority Magazine on August 04, 2022

As the Chief Program and Policy Officer, Regina oversees operations of the National Paralysis Resource Center by developing and delivering programs that provide the critical services and resources that help people build healthy, independent lives.

Living Better in San Diego - Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation discusses disparities in healthcare

Published by Audacy on July 24, 2022

Regina Blye discusses the barriers that persons with paralysis and limited mobility face when they go to the doctors office or hospital.

#TheCulutre w/ #Farajii: Access to healthcare for all

Published by Black Star Network on July 13, 2022

Regina Blye, Chief Program and Policy Officer, Reeve Foundation talks about equal access to healthcare for all persons with paralysis & limited mobility.

Disability rights activists, environmentalists, local governments respond to roads questions

Published by AdirondackExplorer.org on July 09, 2022

Margaret Goldberg, president and CEO of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, wrote Mileage should increase in proportion to the expansion to equitably provide accessibility to those additional areas for the disability community. Notably, doing so would do no harm to the environment and have no adverse impact.”

The real barrier to the beach

Published by NJ Advance Media on July 01, 2022

Jersey Shore beaches must be accessible, but some are more within reach than others

Get A Daily Cup Of Believe At LeGrand Coffee House

Published by NBC New York on June 27, 2022

Michelle Park visits LeGrand Coffee to meet with CEO, Eric LeGrand, and learn more about his inspirational story.

Reeve Foundation Leads the Pack in Resources and Support for People with Paralysis

Published by Abilities.com on June 17, 2022

The Reeve Foundation provides a National Paralysis Resource Center (NPRC) that offers a wide range of FREE programs, resources and support systems for those affected by paralysis.

Southwest Resident Takes on New Role Supporting People with Disabilities

Published by The Southwester on May 18, 2022

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation recently announced the appointment of Southwest DC resident Regina Blye as the first Chief Program and Policy Officer of its National Paralysis Resource Center.

Eric Legrand opens LeGrand Coffee House the only way he knows how…in style

Published by Yahoo! Sports on May 14, 2022

LeGrand Coffee House officially opened the doors to its brick-and-mortar location on Saturday in what was a star-studded affair.

Christopher Reeve legacy felt at Motor City Comic Con

Published by Yahoo! News on May 13, 2022

Eric LeGrand's Team LeGrand Blue as a way to honor the legacy of Christopher Reeve and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Rutgers football legend Eric LeGrand opens namesake coffee house in NJ

Published by NY Post on May 13, 2022

Eric Legrand is the philanthropist behind Team LeGrand

What Is Spasticity? Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Published by Everyday Health on May 12, 2022

The Reeve Foundation offers comprehensive information on spasticity, with a special focus on traumatic brain and spinal cord injury.

'Superman' stars unite for Motor City Comic Con

Published by The Detroit News on May 11, 2022

The event will also feature an exclusive, limited-edition Detroit-themed variant cover of Superman ’78, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.

Why Tehran Star Glenn Close Wants Us to Know That ‘Vigilance and Kindness Matter’

Published by Parade on May 06, 2022

Among her notable charitable work is raising money and awareness for The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a 1982 charity started by her late friends to raise money for treatment and cures for spinal cord injuries.

Christopher Reeve Legacy Reunion at Motor City Comic Con 2022

Published by Fox Detroit on May 02, 2022

Stars from all four Chirstopher Reeve Superman movies in the 1970s and 80s will be all be in attendance at Detroit's comic con in May for the official reunion tour. Eric LeGrand joins the host to talk about the Reeve Foundation.

People in the News (05/01/2022): appointments, promotions, obituaries

Published by Philanthropy News Digest on May 01, 2022

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation in Short Hills, New Jersey, has announced the appointment of MARCO BAPTISTA as its chief scientific officer. Baptista will help lead the foundation’s efforts to advance cures for spinal cord injury and paralysis and provide scientific and innovative oversight of the nonprofit’s collaborative approach to accelerating the field toward meaningful therapeutics.

Philanthropy Northwest Names New CEO to Start This Summer

Published by Chronicle of Philanthropy on April 29, 2022

Marco Baptista, vice president of research programs at the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, has joined the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation as its chief scientific officer.

Baptista takes over as chief scientific officer at Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Published by ROI-NJ on April 28, 2022

Marco Baptista has been appointed as chief scientific officer for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation appoint new senior figure

Published by NR Times on April 26, 2022

Dr Marco Baptista joins as chief scientific officer, moving from the Michael J. Fox Foundation

Why your meditation lesson must be more accessible

Published by Mashable on March 29, 2022

Millions of people in the U.S. live with a disability. Standard mindfulness fare often ignores their needs.

Privately Insured Catheter Users Incurred High Out-of-Pocket Costs

Published by Health Payer Intelligence on March 21, 2022

Catheter users on private health plans paid around $1,600 in average annual out-of-pocket costs, while publicly insured catheter users spent $530.

Samueli Family Philanthropies Select New President; Seattle Foundation Taps Next CEO

Published by Chronicle of Philanthropy on April 01, 2022

Regina Blye, project officer for independent-living services at the Administration for Community Living, has been hired as chief program and policy officer at the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.

Swiss Researchers Continue to Push Functional Recovery With SCI Forward

Published by New Mobility on February 09, 2022

Onward is partnering with major international spinal cord injury foundations including the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.

New Technology Restores Movement After Spinal Cord Paralysis

Published by U.S. News on February 07, 2022

The groundbreaking Swiss research restores motor function within one day by means of carefully targeted electrical stimulation.

Best Lightweight Electric Wheelchairs Of 2022

Published by Forbes on January 07, 2022

A lightweight power wheelchair is a more portable version of a standard motorized wheelchair.

2021

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: A Legacy of Hope

Published by NR Times on November 25, 2021

The inspiration Christopher Reeve gave to people living with spinal cord injury during his life is being continued by the Foundation that bears his name, with the quest to find a cure for paralysis moving closer by the day.

One step, then another. With determination and new therapies, there’s hope for paralysis patient

Published by LA Times on November 24, 2021

Professor Reggie Edgerton, who treated Christopher Reeve, explored the ways in which the brain and spinal cord can be retrained to work together.

Margaret Goldberg, President and CEO, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Spinal cord injury research at a hopeful and critical juncture

Published by Philanthropy News Digest on November 23, 2021

The newly appointed president and CEO of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, Maggie Goldberg, has spent twenty years with the foundation, providing leadership, management, and vision.

Meet Maggie Goldberg, the New President and CEO of Reeve Foundation

Published by New Mobility on November 09, 2021

Margaret “Maggie” Goldberg has been on a mission to serve the paralysis community since she broke her C2 vertebra in a car accident as a 16-year-old.

John Krasinski, Selma Blair and Marlee Matlin Set for Honors at Media Access Awards

Published by The Hollywood Reporter on November 08, 2021

In a special prize, Olympian Jamie Nieto has been selected to receive a Christopher Reeve Acting Scholarship,

See Them Go: Stars Who've Run the New York City Marathon

Published by People Online on November 08, 2021

Will Reeve, the ABC News correspondent hit the street for his second N.Y.C. marathon in 2021, finishing in four hours, 11 minutes. His fire fueled in fundraising for the Reeve Foundation.

‘A Night with Eric LeGrand’ sets fundraising record in return event

Published by NJ.com on November 08, 2021

Guests attend the 9th Annual Evening with Eric LeGrand on Thursday to support Team LeGrand; a fundraising arm of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

See How Fast These Celebrities Ran the 2021 NYC Marathon

Published by Runner's World on November 07, 2021

Just as he did in 2016, Reeve ran in support of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, which funds cures and treatments for paralysis.

Here's what you need to know about this year's New York City Marathon

Published by CNN International on November 07, 2021

Good Morning America's Will Reeve is running in support of the Reeve Foundation.

Chelsea Clinton, ‘Bachelor’ stars and rockers run NYC Marathon

Published by https://pagesix.com/2021/11/07/chelsea-clinton-bachelor-stars-and-rockers-run-nyc-marathon/ on November 07, 2021

Christopher Reeve’s son Will Reeve ran the New York City Marathon in 2021.

These TV Newsers Ran the New York City Marathon This Year

Published by TVNewsers on November 07, 2021

Will Reeve, ABC News correspondent, ran the New York City Marathon in 2021.

50th anniversary of NYC marathon

Published by Good Morning America on November 06, 2021

The pandemic stopped last year's New York City marathon in its track, but this year it's back and runners are ready to race their way through the city's five boroughs.

Christy Turlington and daughter among celebs in NYC Marathon

Published by The New York Post on November 06, 2021

Another star racer is ABC News correspondent Will Reeve, son of Dana and late “Superman” star Christopher Reeve, who is running on behalf of the Reeve Foundation.

All the A-List Action from the 'Red Noise' Premiere + Inside Will Smith's Revealing New Memoir

Published by PeopleTV on November 04, 2021

Will Reeve talks with PeopleTV about his parents legacy and running the New York City Marathon.

Will Reeve Will Be 'Thinking' of Parents Dana and Christopher Crossing N.Y.C. Marathon Finish Line

Published by People on November 04, 2021

"I feel that pride and love from them all the time," the ABC News correspondent tells PEOPLE.

UofL Frazier Rehab patient to compete in New York City Marathon

Published by WDRB.com on October 27, 2021

Ten years ago, Jerod Nieder suffered a spinal cord injury that would forever change his life. Now, a new kind of physical therapy is helping him compete in the New York City Marathon.

Onward Medical to join the Amsterdam and Brussels Stock Exchange

Published by Innovation Origins on September 30, 2021

Onward's therapy is based on two devices, each targeting different levels of spinal cord injury and potentially other disorders, such as Parkinson's disease and stroke.

Savannah man shares recovery progress three years after shooting

Published by WSAV NBC on September 28, 2021

The couple is also taking part in the Reeve Foundation’s virtual 5K, which runs through Oct. 3. The Rail Pub in Savannah is also hosting an in-person 5K walk/run and fundraiser for the cause on Sept. 30 starting at 5 p.m.

Houston surgeon returns to scene where he was paralyzed, hosts virtual 5K

Published by Houston Chronicle on September 26, 2021

Dr. Rex Marco, who was paralyzed in 2019, will return to Memorial Park to fundraise for spinal cord research

Google Doodle honors Christopher Reeve on 'Superman' actor's birthday

Published by CNN on September 25, 2021

Saturday's Google Doodle honors Christopher Reeve, the "Superman" actor who became an activist for the disabled, on what would have been his 69th birthday.

Google Honors Late Superman Actor Christopher Reeve with Doodle Commemorating His Birthday

Published by People on September 24, 2021

Google is celebrating the life of Superman actor and activist Christopher Reeve on what would have been his 69th birthday

Christopher Reeve's 69th Birthday

Published by Google on September 24, 2021

Today’s Doodle celebrates American actor, director, author, and humanitarian Christopher Reeve, who is best known for his spinal cord research advocacy work alongside his leading role in four “Superman” feature films.

Score Values: Maggie Goldberg interview

Published by The 670 Score Chicago Sports Radio on September 21, 2021

On Score Values, Sean Anderson was joined by Maggie Goldberg, the new president and CEO of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, which will be hosting an event in Chicago on Sept. 24.

People in the News (09/19/2021): appointments, promotions, obituaries

Published by Philanthropy News Digest on September 19, 2021

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has announced the appointment of MARGARET GOLDBERG as president and CEO, effective immediately.

Denna Laing Returns To Massachusetts After Participating In Spinal Cord Injury Study In Louisville

Published by CBS Boston on September 17, 2021

Former women’s hockey star Denna Laing is returning home to Massachusetts after taking part in a spinal cord injury study in Louisville.

Mass.-Based Cummings Foundation Appoints Its First Woman Executive Director; Calif. Supreme Court Justice Will Lead Carnegie Endowment

Published by Chronicle of Philanthropy on September 17, 2021

Margaret Goldberg has been promoted from chief operating officer to president and CEO of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.

Bringing Attention To National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

Published by WBZ 1030 News Radio on September 15, 2021

September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, and one non-profit is looking to get the word out on the work being done to find a cure.

Goldberg named CEO of Reeve Foundation

Published by ROI NJ on September 15, 2021

Maggie Goldberg has been named CEO of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, effective immediately, the nonprofit announced this week.

Angela Merkel is finally a ‘feminist’

Published by Fortune on September 14, 2021

Margaret Goldberg will become president and CEO of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

Maggie Goldberg announced as CEO of Reeve Foundation

Published by NR Times on September 14, 2021

A new CEO has been announced by the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to help advance its efforts to find a cure for spinal cord injury even further.

Wheelchair doesn’t curb dad’s zest for life

Published by Los Altos Town Crier on September 07, 2021

The Bridgmans, who received the foundation’s Spirit of Courage Award in 2017 will be participating in the Reeve Run and Roll

People with spinal cord injuries are at risk for more challenges with COVID-19, data shows

Published by KXAN on August 22, 2021

During the pandemic, we’ve heard a lot about high-risk groups for developing more severe illness from COVID-19.

Paralyzed Ocean Grove teen lifeguard pushes toward goal: 'I want to be back on that bench'

Published by Asbury Park Press on August 03, 2021

Two years after his accident, Sam Jarmer is making major strides and speaking out. He's honorary grand marshal for Saturday's Sea Girt 5K.

How To Pick The Best Electric Wheelchair For You

Published by Forbes Health on July 28, 2021

An electric wheelchair gives the gift of mobility to people otherwise bound to their homes due to illness, stroke or injury—and the right wheelchair opens up a world of travel.

Houston doctor Rex Marco celebrates his 'Being Alive' on anniversary of accident that paralyzed him

Published by The Houston Chronicle on July 22, 2021

It took over 30 minutes for Rex Marco to travel a couple hundred feet in his sip and puff Permobil wheelchair. Marco kept getting approached by well wishers as he moved from the back of the worship center at Faith Lutheran Church to the front of the room on July 21.

Patient advocacy groups and innovators must partner to advance new treatments

Published by STAT on July 06, 2021

Expanded partnerships are a win-win-win for patient advocacy groups, companies and, most important, for everyone waiting for scientific advancements to improve their lives.

Will Reeve Remembers Late Dad Christopher Reeve on Father's Day: He 'Gave Me Everything'

Published by People.com on June 21, 2021

Will Reeve pens touching tribute to his late father Christopher Reeve, reflecting on their shared interests for Father's Day

Reeve Foundation and SII collaborate to increase spinal cord injury support

Published by NR Times on May 26, 2021

A new Transatlantic alliance has been formed to expand support further for the spinal cord injury community.

Eric LeGrand, Who Was Paralyzed in a College Football Game 10 Years Ago, Continues to Inspire

Published by People.com on May 21, 2021

Eric LeGrand, a former Rutgers University defensive tackle, was left paralyzed from the neck down after colliding with an Army football player during a game in October 2010

Global research alliance to advance groundbreaking spinal therapies

Published by NR Times on February 16, 2021

A new global research alliance has been created to help move forward groundbreaking therapies for people with spinal cord injury.

2020

A Doctor’s Mission: Finding a Cure for Spinal Cord Injuries

Published by The Buzz Magazine on December 01, 2020

Sometimes, life’s unexpected detour leads to the clearest of paths.