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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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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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Support Enock Glidden climbing El Capitan – October 2016

Support Enock Glidden climbing El Capitan – October 2016

A film about a community of friends, family, mentors and strangers helping a paraplegic climber fulfill a dream of climbing El Capitan. For decades, Yosemite rock climbing has received significant media attention, and in recent years the spotlight has grown exponentially. However, the vast majority of these productions have followed similar ...

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Thanks to the Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins Community Foundation for their support of the Annual Empowerment Program!

SBAGNE has received a generous grant from Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins in support of the Empowerment Program and has made some changes to the program as required by DD/BR. $200 per year maximum SBAGNE can only make payments to providers. Disbursements will not be made to families. Applications will be reviewed ...

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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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Volunteer Opportunities at SBAGNE

SBAGNE is always looking for volunteers! Please check out the opportunities that we have available! Visit the Volunteer Opportunity page for more information and volunteer today!

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BLIN'G Weekend

  7th Annual BLIN’G Weekend - March 3-5, 2017 in collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital. Center for Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Conditions and SBAGreaterNE BLIN’G weekend is for girls ages 12-17, living with Spina Bifida and a parent. Limited to 15 Girls and their parent. A waiting list will be available. BLIN’G Weekend will ...

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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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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!

BLIN’G Weekend

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7th Annual BLIN’G Weekend – March 3-5, 2017

in collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital. Center for Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Conditions and SBAGreaterNE

BLIN’G weekend is for girls ages 12-17, living with Spina Bifida and a parent. Limited to 15 Girls and their parent. A waiting list will be available.

BLIN’G Weekend will include two night stay at the Newton Marriott, meals, educational seminars, healthy living, fun, pool get together and makeovers.

Cost is $25 per parent/daughter.

Download the BLING Flyer 2017 (Word format)

If you are interested in participating contact Ellen at 888-479-1900 or at edugan@SBAGreaterNE.org

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