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2014 Yankee Candle Fundraising

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

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

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

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

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

Meet the woman behind charity fighting to find a cure for spinal cord injuries

The Herald speaks with Kiwis who have been on the edge of death, had their world tipped upside down, overcome their darkest moments and are now paying it forward. Cycling to the base of Mt Everest, completing the New York Marathon and raising more than $10 million for Spinal Cord Injury research – all in… Continue Reading »

‘Changing Places’ Restroom Increases Accessibility For O’Hare Passengers With Disabilities

Chicago (CBS) — O’Hare International Airport now offers a new level of service for travelers with disabilities, and advocates say this is just the beginning. Located at Terminal 2, the new “Changing Places” restroom features an adult changing table, motorized lift system and a wheelchair-accessible shower as well as a toilet and sink. Advocacy groups… Continue Reading »

Sleep-Disordered Breathing: Imposing Challenges in Spinal Cord Injury

Patients with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D) are 3 to 4 times more likely to have sleep disordered breathing (SDB) than individuals in the general population. The prevalence of SDB — both central and obstructive sleep apnea — ranges from 27% to 82% in patients with subacute and chronic SCI/D. The Why and How… Continue Reading »

Langevin Presides Over House Opening 116th Congress

WASHINGTON, DC  — Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI), the first quadriplegic elected to Congress, presided over the U.S. House of Representatives Jan. 3, during the opening day of the 116th Congress. As Speaker pro tempore, Langevin managed debate on the first day of the new Democratic majority as the House prepared to vote to end the Trump… Continue Reading »

StemCyte Receives Phase II Investigational New Drug (IND) Clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

BALDWIN PARK, Calif., Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — StemCyte is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on December 14, 2018, approved its Phase II Investigational New Drug (IND) application for Allogeneic Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA)-Matched Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Stem Cells (UCBMNC) (MC001) for the treatment of spinal cord injury. MC001… Continue Reading »