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Tag: Charity

The Kresge Foundation Awards Jewish a $1.5 Million Challenge Grant for Frazier Rehab

Published: January 14, 2004

Louisville, KY… The Kresge Foundation has awarded Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services (JHHS) a $1.5 million challenge grant to aid in the completion of Frazier Rehab Institute’s $88 million capital campaign. As part of the challenge grant, the Jewish Hospital Foundation must raise $9.4 million for Frazier Rehab Institute by June 1, 2005 to receive the $1.5 million grant award.

Paralysed girl’s ‘miracle’ steps

Published: October 6, 2003

_39424266_gemma1_203A teenager who was paralysed from the neck down in a car accident has taken her first steps – despite being told she would never walk again.

Gemma Quinn, 19, from Woolton, Merseyside, suffered severe spinal injuries in a car accident 11 years ago.

She was told she would always be reliant on a Ventilator and a wheelchair.

Gemma said it felt “amazing” to be able to walk again.

International Orgs

Published: September 8, 2003

Australasian Spinal Research Trust (Australia)
The Trust is dedicated to finding a cure for paralysis via promotion and funding of research and dissemination of information about developments in research.

Canadian & American Spinal Research Organization (Canada)
An alliance of the CSRO and ASRO to help us maximize research and the fund raising efforts. Dedicated to the improvement of the physical quality of life for persons with a spinal cord injury through targeted medical & scientific research.