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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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ABLE Account

ABLE Accounts are tax-advantaged savings accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families. They are the result of the passage of the Stephen Beck Jr., Achieving a Better Life Experience Act of 2014, better known as the ABLE Act. The beneficiary of the account is the owner, and income earned ...

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2017 Tour de South Shore Bike/Walk

EVENT: 2017 Tour de South Shore EVENT DATE: September 23, 2017 THE STORY: On October 16, 2015, an 18 week ultrasound of our baby boy revealed he had a major birth defect called Spina Bifida. Spina Bifida is when there is an incomplete closure of the spine and membranes around the spine. We quickly learned ...

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Axis Dance Company

The Axis Dance Company is devoted to changing to the face of Dance and Disability- challenging the idea of what, and who, dancers are. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwKEt8Q3_tQ  

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New England Regional Spina Bifida Conference - Save the Date!

This year's conference will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 in Bedford, NH. Watch here for more details.

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Barrier Free Playgrounds

Looking for a barrier-free playground in Massachusetts? Look no further. Check out the listing here. Updated regularly.

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Maine Summer Picnic - August 5, 2017

Join SBAGNE at the Maine Summer Picnic on August 5, 2017 from 11:00 AM - 3:oo PM at the Maine Wildlife Park in Grey, Maine. Download the flyer. Food and Beverages: Lunch will be provided. Please bring sunscreen and a lawn chair (if you prefer to the grass or picnic ...

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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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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! Massachusetts Saturday, 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 ...

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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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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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Thank you to our BLING Sponsors!

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!

Massachusetts

Saturday, 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

 

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! Register or donate today by clicking this link!

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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