Sunday, December 15, 2019

Tag: Buoniconti Fund

On and off the field, Nick Buoniconti made a difference

Published: August 2, 2019

Yes, Nick Buoniconti was a famous football player. He was a member of the Miami Dolphins’ “Perfect Season” and Super Bowl championship teams. He was known for playing middle linebacker with a passion, tracking down quarterbacks like a heat-seeking missile.

He was an integral part of the Dolphins’ glory years.

But as Buoniconti’s legacy is reassessed following his death on Tuesday, it’s pretty much unanimous that it’s what he did after he left the field — and a horrific family tragedy — that truly meant the most to so many South Floridians.

Darrell Gwynn ‘comes Home’ As He Joins The Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis

Published: February 21, 2015

Marc Buoniconti Richard Petty Darrell GwynnThe Hall of Fame Drag Racer will unite with Marc Buoniconti to help find a cure for paralysis and help those living with paralysis have an improved quality of life

Nearing the 25th anniversary of both his last National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) win and the accident that left him paralyzed, Hall of Fame Drag Racer Darrell Gwynn announced today that he will begin a new chapter in his journey to support those living with paralysis. Gwynn will officially become the Director of The Darrell Gwynn Quality of Life Chapter of The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis.

Documentary chronicles the passion and perseverance of Nick and Marc Buoniconti

Published: March 5, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

unbreakable-bond-banner-smallA Miami International Film Festival documentary details the unbreakable bond between NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti and his son, Marc, as they search for a cure for spinal cord injuries.

A horrific injury during a college football game left the son a quadriplegic at age 19, his future uncertain, his neck dislocated at the third and fourth cervical vertebrae. It gave the father, however, a new mission.

AN UNBREAKABLE BOND Trailer

Published: February 3, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s_hK8si6xk

AN UNBREAKABLE BOND, a documentary by Emilio Estefan, Jr. The inspirational story of Marc A. Buoniconti

United Spinal And The Buoniconti Fund Team Up To Improve Peer Support For People...

Published: May 16, 2013

www.spinalnetwork.orgNEW YORK, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — United Spinal Association and The Buoniconti Fund today announced their plans to create a coordinated national network of peer support groups called the “Spinal Network” that will set higher standards in assisting people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D).

The goal of the Spinal Network is to ensure more peer support groups in cities and towns across the United States are connected to the very best resources to help people with SCI/D maintain independent and active lifestyles.

The Spinal Network

Published: May 16, 2013
www.SpinalNetwork.org
www.SpinalNetwork.org

The Buoniconti Fund and National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), intend to jointly implement a coordinated national network of local support groups called the Spinal Network. Together, the Spinal Network will establish consistent standards for local groups wishing to provide support for the people living with Spinal Cord Injury and Disorders (SCI/D), with an emphasis upon groups that promote independence and active lifestyle community integration.

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