A key Senate committee will soon meet to decide how much funding each government program will receive next year. This includes funding for a number of programs that are vital to people living with paralysis, including the Reeve Foundation’s Paralysis Resource Center (PRC).
Despite its tremendous success and proven results, PRC funding was cut by 13 percent this year. And President Trump's 2018 budget proposed the elimination of ALL funding for the Paralysis Resource Center.
BUT! Because of YOUR advocacy efforts, the House of Representatives has level funding for the PRC. YOU made that happen. Now it's time to tell the Senate. We must band together to ensure that Congress restores and protects all future funding!
Eliminating the PRC from the federal budget may very well end this vital program and there is no other resource that can replicate its level of service, expertise and support for the 5.4 million Americans living with paralysis.
Since its founding in 2002, the Paralysis Resource Center has helped hundreds of thousands of people access information, receive direct mentoring and support, and participate in grant-funded programs that improve quality of life. It is the only program of its kind in the country.
We urge you to contact your Senators and tell them to increase funding for the Paralysis Resource Center. Simply enter your information to the right to get started. The process will take you just two minutes, but it can make a huge impact.
We STRONGLY urge you to personalize your letter with information on how the PRC and its programs have helped you and your family – your Senators will greatly appreciate hearing your story.
Your voice matters. Act now to protect the PRC!