Here are some of the causes I care about.
Spinal Cord: Research
The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.
Spinal Cord: Quality of Life Support
The Greater Boston Chapter (GBC) of National Spinal Cord Injury Association is a 501(c)(3) organization working to Reach, Inspire, Support and Empower individuals and their families affected by spinal cord injury and paralysis throughout Massachusetts. GBC provides, access to resources, vital information, peer visitors, advocacy and educational information.
Stem Cell Research
The Harvard Stem Cell Initiative (HSCI) is committed to exploring all approaches to stem cell research, including both embryonic and adult stem cells.
The Massachusetts Soldiers Legacy Fund (MSLF) has been established to specifically help the children of Massachusetts Servicemen and Women who have died while deployed on operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom.
Public Higher Education