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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from the Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation. 2015 was a great year for the Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation. The 5th Annual Summer Showdown Car Show & Silent Auction was very successful. We fulfilled...

Support us when you shop this holiday

When you shop on smile.Amazon.com, every gift you buy for a friend or loved one can also be a gift for the Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Visit smile.amazon.com every time you shop at Amazon. Click Here To Support Us! What is AmazonSmile? AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy...

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Kroger Community Rewards

Supporting the Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation has never been easier— just shop at Kroger and scan your Plus Card! The Kroger Rewards Program allows you to raise funds for the Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation just by swiping your Kroger Reward Card each time you shop. To register follow these simple steps…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving! The Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation would like to thank everyone who makes this organization possible. It takes a lot of caring people to maintain a thriving non-profit organization. A huge thanks Every Donor, Every Sponsor,...

2014 Yankee Candle Fundraising

Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation is selling Yankee Candles to raise funds for our Quality of Life Grant program. When you order from one of the links below the Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation will receive 40% profit for each item you...

RAFFLE: XBOX ONE (Day One Edition) + Game

The Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation is raffling a Factory Sealed XBOX ONE (Day One Edition) console with a Day One Edition game, RYSE Son of Rome. This is the Limited Day One Edition of XBOX ONE. This edition was a one time release and is no...

Cookbook Fundraiser

We will be publishing a cookbook filled with the best recipes from the best cooks in our community – and we need your favorite recipes! The cookbooks will cost $10 each! All of the profits from the sale of the cookbooks will go to the Michael...

2013 Dine For A Good Cause! @ Wick’s Pizza

Bring this coupon in to Wick’s Pizza Parlor & Pub (Shelbyville Road) on Thursday, July 25th, 2013 and Wick’s Pizza will donate a portion of your total food and beverage purchase to Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation. Valid on dine-in or...

Inaugural Kentucky Congress on SCI

May 10th, 2013 from 9:00 to 4:00 The Lexington Convention Center (next to Rupp Arena) Mission: The Mission of the Kentucky Congress on Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) is to hold an unprecedented one-day meeting (Summit) to gather individuals with SCI from...

2012 Pampered Chef Fundraiser

The Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation is hosting an online Pampered Chef Party. We will receive at least 15% of all sales! Please help support our cause and make your Pampered Chef purchase today! Don't wait, this fundraiser closes on August 31, 2012. Special thanks go to our friend Amanda Serafin.

Spinal Cord Injury News

Spinal Cord Injury news from around the world. News articles provided by Spinal Cord Injury Zone

NeuroRegen scaffold transplantation brings hope to spinal cord injury patients

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A joint group of Chinese scientists has recently confirmed the safety and preliminary effective of NeuroRegen Scaffold transplantation for spinal cord injury repair. Results were published in Science China Life Sciences. This group, led by Dai Jianwu’s team from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental biology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, in collaboration with… Continue Reading »

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

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National Spinal Cord Injury Month (National SCI Awareness Month) in September honors the courage of those with spinal cord injuries and their families. The observance also aims to educate the general public regarding SCI and improve the support for those with SCI. Those with SCI face obstacles most people rarely think about. Depending on the… Continue Reading »

September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

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National Spinal Cord Injury Month (National SCI Awareness Month) in September honors the courage of those with spinal cord injuries and their families. The observance also aims to educate the general public regarding SCI and improve the support for those with SCI. Those with SCI face obstacles most people rarely think about. Depending on the… Continue Reading »

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

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — During the pandemic, we’ve heard a lot about high-risk groups for developing more severe illness from COVID-19. One group that may not immediately come to mind as being more at-risk, however, is people with spinal cord injuries. Researchers say those injuries complicate the body’s response to coronavirus. “We mostly see people with… Continue Reading »

This Novel 3D Bioprinting Method Could Help Cure Human Paralysis

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Previously untreatable spinal cord injuries may now be curable with a novel method of 3D bioprinting neural tissues established by researchers in China. The new 3D bioprinting solution could offer a method of rapidly and precisely engineering damaged central nervous system (CNS) tissue and other neuronal tissue. In the coming years, the system has the… Continue Reading »