Rebuilding Lives

After Spinal Cord Injury.

 

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The Mission

To connect people living with spinal cord injury or disease with the resources needed to maximize their independence and quality of life.

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Be part of a nationwide network of people with spinal cord injuries, their families and supporters.

Our Programs

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Grants

Our grant program provides funding for adaptive equipment, opportunities and programs that enable people with traumatic spinal cord injuries to live active and independent lives. 

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Advocacy

United Spinal’s Grassroots Advocacy network focuses on advancing opportunities, social equity, and disability rights for all people living with a spinal cord injury or disease.

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Peer Support

A spinal cord injury is one challenge you shouldn’t have to face alone. Our peer mentors can help guide and support you and your family on the journey toward recovery and rebuilding your life.

Events

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Why giving matters.

 Each year 17,810 Americans will sustain a spinal cord injury.

1,100 of those survivors will be New York State Residents.

Your gift will help connect hundreds of families in the New York City area who are facing the challenge and cost of living with paralysis with the resources they need to begin to rebuild their lives.

Spotlight Story Contest

After a long year of pandemic isolation, we want to reconnect with our members by putting a spotlight on their individual stories. Submit a story or video sharing how spinal cord injury has impacted your life and what NYC Spinal means to you and enter to win a $100 Gift Card.  No purchase required.

Win $100 Gift Card.

All submissions must be received by August 31, 2021.

Our Premium Sponsors

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NYC Spinal is a 501(c)(3)  EIN 32-0072812