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Reeve In The News


Faces and Food Behind Football

Published by NJ PBS on May 10, 2023

"Table for All" host Buki Elegbede takes an in depth look at the culture that encompasses football with an exclusive interview with former Rutgers football star, Eric LeGrand.

ONWARD with Scott Chesney

Published by Onward on April 25, 2023

Tiffany Howard and Scott Chesney discuss the Reeve Foundation's Military & Veterans Program (MVP)

Hall of Justice: Star Wars: The Bad Batch – Season 2 REVIEW (SPOILERS)

Published by Hall of Justice on April 3, 2023

This is the first episode to feature the new partnership between the Hall of Justice and the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. For more information, visit

I’m a Wheelchair User. What’s the Best Thing to Wear to a Formal Event?

Published by New York Times on April 3, 2023

A reader preparing for a black-tie wedding seeks options for adaptive clothing that are both comfortable and festive.

Remodeling Your Home for Wheelchair Access

Published by HealthDaily on March 30, 2023

Millions of Americans get around with the help of wheelchairs, according to the Reeve Foundation, having a zero-threshold doorway in your home can be helpful,

Left breathless by COVID, he’ll run race with Jersey Shore surgeon who saved him

Published by Asbury Park Press on March 13, 2023

They are using the occasion to raise money for the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation for paralysis research — and to spread a message of hope.

How to Save America From a Human Rights Meltdown

Published by SXSW on March 11, 2023

Regina Blye took the stage at SXSW 2023 to moderate the panel How to Save America From a Human Rights Meltdown, highlighting the timely subject of smaller grassroots organizations that, while transitional, often get overlooked in favor of mega-charities.


Published by TMZ on March 1, 2023

Eric LeGrand Whiskey officially launched, raising money for the Reeve Foundation to help us find a cure for paralysis. For every case that is sold, $5.20 will go back to the foundation, because 52 was his number.

Breaking Barriers in Celebration of International Wheelchair Day

Published by on February 27, 2023

From the United States to Bangladesh and Australia, celebrations for International Wheelchair Day have been taking place since 2008.

Sports With Friends: Eric LeGrand

Published by Apple Podcast on February 1, 2023

LeGrand explains his Philanthropy and the motivation behind his “Believe” mantra.

Best Electric Wheelchairs Of 2023

Published by Forbes on January 26, 2023

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.

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 on January 6, 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 on January 3, 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 3, 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 2, 2023

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


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 27, 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 on December 19, 2022

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.

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.

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 5, 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.

Former Montclair State exec joins Reeve Foundation

Published by NJBiz on November 7, 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 2, 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 5, 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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 8, 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 4, 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 on July 9, 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 1, 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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Published by Philanthropy News Digest on May 1, 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.

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.


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.

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.

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

Published by Asbury Park Press on August 3, 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.

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

Published by 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


Houston surgeon paralyzed in bike fall donates $1.1M to paralysis research

Published by The Houston Chronicle on November 27, 2020

On July 21, 2019 Rex Marco became a spinal surgeon with a spinal cord injury.

10 years after injury left him paralyzed, Eric LeGrand remains positive and busy

Published by News 12 on October 1, 2020

It has been 10 years since former Rutgers University football player Eric LeGrand’s on-field injury left him mostly paralyzed. In the time since, LeGrand has become a tireless advocate for spinal cord research and a host of other charities.