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Welcome to the Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England

We are a 501(c)3 organization working to support people with Spina Bifida as they reach for their goals and pursue a more fulfilling life. SBAGNE is a group of parents, adults with Spina Bifida, and dedicated professionals working together to support and encourage families and individuals throughout the Greater New England area. It is our goal to enrich the lives of those affected by Spina Bifida through education, parental support, social networking, advocacy and public awareness.



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Life Hacks

Have you ever stuck a phone or iPod into a empty toilet paper roll to amplify the sound?  Or maybe you've used duct tape to open a jam jar?  If you have done either of these things (or a slew of other tricks) then you've made use of a life ...

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Indoor Rock Climbing - Thursday, March 22, 2017

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2017        Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm Site: Central Rock Gym         74 Acton St         Watertown, MA Conditions: New England’s largest climbing gym. Soft padded floors, two floors with accessible elevator, vertical roped climbing walls of varying angles. Music plays over gym’s loud speaker, but can be adjusted based on preference. Download the Rock Climb 2017 ...

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Disabled Parenting Project

Check out new research opportunity from UMass Medical School. Are you a woman with a physical disability? We want to hear from you! UMass Medical School is conducting a research study to learn about the reproductive health care experiences of women with physical disabilities. As part of the study we are conducting interviews with ...

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2017 Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida!

2017 Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida!

Gather your friends, family and coworkers, and join us for the 8th Annual Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida! June 3, 2017 Benefiting the Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England The Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida is a family-friendly, walk event being held in various locations across the country to raise awareness about Spina Bifida and celebrate ...

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Smart Phone Apps Study

Do you or someone you know have Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord Injury or Cerebral Palsy? Would you like to participate in a research study? Download the flyer for more information.

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Ralph Braun Foundation Grants

The Ralph Braun Foundation works nationally to provide vehicle modification grants to individuals with disabilities in need of financial assistance.  Our mobility assistance grant program is designed to bridge the funding gap that prevents people in need of mobility products from achieving their mobility goals.  We do this by offering ...

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2017 Falmouth Road Race – Get Ready! August 20th

2017 Falmouth Road Race - Get Ready! August 20th

Sunday - August 20, 2017 Interested in running in Falmouth August 20, 2017? SBAGNE is fortunate to once again have 25 entries to this premier New England Road Race.  You can run on behalf of SBA of Greater New England – support the Spina Bifida community in New England. Minimum fundraising amount is ...

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Support Inclusiveness, Purchase Accessible Icon Items!

EPIC is a proud collaborator of The Accessible Icon Project (AIP). The AIP utilizes design activism to produce a public signal of inclusiveness and accessibility. Check out accessibleicon.org, to read about the AIP's inception and it's goal to bring accessibility to the forefront of graphic design.   Triangle and EPIC have worked together to ...

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DIY Fundraising - Guidelines

A DIY event is a fundraising event organized and hosted by you in your community. Want to raise money for SBAGNE? Hold a DIY event. See the guidelines and ideas for your fundraiser.

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REquipment - Durable Medical Equipment

REquipment is a great way to obtain free, gently-used, durable medical equipment (DME) for use by individuals and families in Greater Boston and Central Massachusetts. You can search the inventory here. The latest news can be read online.

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Jean Driscoll Dream Big Award

The SBAGNE offers this $1000 award as a tribute to Jean Driscoll, an eight-time Boston Marathon Champion and adult living with Spina Bifida. The SBAGNE is seeking to support an individual in “pursuing their passion” as Jean Driscoll has in her life. The award may be used for educational, developmental ...

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2017 Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida!

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Gather your friends, family and coworkers, and join us for the

8th Annual Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida!

June 3, 2017

Benefiting the Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England

The Walk-N-Roll for Spina Bifida is a family-friendly, walk event being held in various locations across the country to raise awareness about Spina Bifida and celebrate the accomplishments of the over 180,000 Americans living with it . All proceeds are used for programs and services for people living with Spina Bifida.

The Spina Bifida Association of Greater New England (SBAGNE) is an organization dedicated to promoting the prevention of Spina Bifida and to enhancing the lives of all affected. Join us at the Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital in Canton, MA (formerly Mass Hospital School).

Form a team or make a pledge today!

Download the 2017 WNR Fundraising Guide Now!

Sign up now by clicking the link below!

Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital, Canton, Massachusetts (formerly Mass Hospital School) – Saturday, June 3, 2017

 

Thank You!

THANK YOU

TO THE GENEROUS FOUNDATIONS SUPPORTING THE WORK OF SBAGNE

Dunkin Donuts/Joy in Childhood Foundation

Digital Federal Credit Union Foundation

Constance O. Putnam Foundation

Ramlose Foundation

Vermont Mutual Insurance Charitable Foundation

 

THANK YOU

TO THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES WHO PROVIDED MATCHING GIFTS FROM THEIR EMPLOYEES IN 2016.

Bank of America

BNY Mellon

Liberty Mutual Insurance/Give with Liberty

Quest Diagnostics

Truist

Verizon

 Does your company provide matching gifts?  

Visit https://doublethedonation.com/sbagne and double your donation!

2017 Falmouth Road Race – Get Ready! August 20th

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Sunday – August 20, 2017

Interested in running in Falmouth August 20, 2017? SBAGNE is fortunate to once again have 25 entries to this premier New England Road Race. 

You can run on behalf of SBA of Greater New England – support the Spina Bifida community in New England.

Minimum fundraising amount is $1000.

Contact Laura Lambert at llambert@sbagreaterne.org for more information.

Put your running shoes on, start training now!

Jean Driscoll Dream Big Award

The SBAGNE offers this $1000 award as a tribute to Jean Driscoll, an eight-time Boston Marathon Champion and adult living with Spina Bifida. The SBAGNE is seeking to support an individual in “pursuing their passion” as Jean Driscoll has in her life. The award may be used for educational, developmental or assistive programs and needs and will be awarded to a SBAGNE constituent of over the age of 14, with Spina Bifida who best demonstrates the character and determination of the scholarship’s namesake. An individual can self-nominate or be nominated by another. If you’re interested in applying take a look at the information here.

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Ever wonder why you should donate to SBAGNE? Click on the image above to watch a video and find out how you can make a difference today.

Get Active Now!

SBAGNE and Waypoint Adventure are partnering for our new GET ACTIVE! program

Watch for new opportunities in 2017!

SBAGNE
219 East Main St.
Ste 100B
Milford, MA 01757
888-479-1900