Good Shepherd Receives Quality of Life Grant from Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation3/2/2010
Allentown, PA – The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation  has awarded Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network with a $6,600 Quality of Life grant.
The funds will be used to purchase rehabilitation equipment for local individuals with spinal cord injuries and to provide for community access activities for members of Good Shepherd’s Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Support Group . The funds also will provide funding for several members of the SCI Support Group to attend Good Shepherd’s Broken Art Creativity Class  for people with disabilities (pictured).
The Reeve Foundation awarded $520,000 in Quality of Life grants to 75 nonprofit organizations in the United States and Canada. Established by the late Dana Reeve in 1999, the Reeve Foundation’s Quality of Life grants are awarded twice a year to nonprofit organizations that provide services and programs to people living with paralysis. Almost $1.3 million has been awarded by the foundation since the program’s inception.
“We are honored to receive a grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation in order to enhance the services that we provide to our patients with spinal cord injuries,” says Sally Gammon , president & CEO, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network. “The Reeve Foundation is a wonderful, mission-driven organization committed to improving the quality of life for those living with paralysis.”