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Paralympic Rowing Fund

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THE STORY:

Have you heard of adaptive rowing?

Spina bifida, spinal cord injury, and multiple sclerosis do not always have to be barriers to physical exercise.

The Exercise for Persons with Disability (ExPD) program has helped individuals with these conditions compete in an international arena.

 

Got 5 minutes? This video says it all:

http://www.boston.com/news/health/articles/2009/07

/12/hope_is_a_river/

$20,016 will help these athletes work toward the Rio

2016 Paralympics!

 

Register your support:

Gifts are tax-deductible. NO GIFT IS TOO SMALL!!!

$14.60 (1 cent per day until Rio Paralympics, 2016)


$29.20 (2 cents per day until Rio Paralympics, 2016)


$73.00 (5 cent per day until Rio Paralympics, 2016)


$219.00 (15 cents per day until Rio Paralympics, 2016)

 

Further information:

I volunteered as a Sports Medicine Doctor at the London Olympic and Paralympic Games and want to help US Paralympic athletes compete.

As a former rower, I am inspired by rowers with disability.

Researchers at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital EXPD Program are adapting boats and training athletes to row using innovative techniques such as electrical stimulation to help people with paralyzed muscles achieve a level of cardiovascular work comparable to able-bodied individuals. This pioneering work inspires individuals with and without disability.

 

Websites:


http://www.spauldingrehab.org/ourprograms/familyandcommunity/expd
http://www.spauldingrehab.org/news/newsdetails,id=1309
http://pmr.hms.harvard.edu/pages/42/147/

 

Thanks in advance!

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To This Fundraiser

$757

MONEY RAISED
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  • Erik Brand

    $73

  • Mihyun Gong

    $44

  • Hyosoon

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $30

  • John Nemec

    $100

  • Amir T

    $45

  • Peter, Jane and Katie

    $150

  • Karl Pister

    $50

  • Julie Bautista

    $35

  • Maureen Madden/PT Pro

    $200

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4% Raised of $20,016 Goal

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The Team: $757 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Maureen Madden/PT Pro

Maureen Madden/PT Pro

DONATION: $200

Love the paraolympics and really love rowing. Great cause. I am happy to support it! 3 years ago

Julie Bautista

Julie Bautista

DONATION: $35

Such an amazing thing to do!! Get folks out there movin' & groovin'!! 3 years ago

Karl Pister

Karl Pister

DONATION: $50

3 years ago

Peter, Jane and Katie

Peter, Jane and Katie

DONATION: $150

What a great choice of causes to support -- thanks for telling us about this Erik. Hope you are involved again in 2016! 4 years ago

Amir T

Amir T

DONATION: $45

4 years ago

John Nemec

John Nemec

DONATION: $100

5 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $30

5 years ago

Hyosoon

Hyosoon

DONATION: $30

5 years ago

Mihyun Gong

Mihyun Gong

DONATION: $44

5 years ago

Erik Brand

Erik Brand

DONATION: $73

5 years ago