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Volunteer Chapters

 

  

In an effort to enhance the research efforts of the scientists at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, The Buoniconti Fund established volunteer Chapters in 1992. These Chapters are a vital element to reaching The Miami Project’s goal -- a cure for paralysis.

 

Dedicated volunteers, many of whom are spinal cord injured (SCI), have a family member or close friend afflicted by SCI, draw upon their individual communities and resources to create greater awareness and raise funds on a grassroots level. We thank you for your hard work and loyalty!  It doesn’t matter how small the gift or activity, the outcome is measured with gratitude and perseverance.  

 

“Every noble work is at first impossible.” Thomas Carlyle

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” Mahatma Gandhi

 

The Chapters raise awareness and funds through various events and campaigns within their communities, some featuring a local or regional theme. Chapter fundraisers have included Wine Tasting, Poker and Casino Night, Comedy Night, Crabfeast, Game Night with football or baseball, Happy Hour, Golf Tournament, Reverse Raffle, Cocktail Reception, Gala Dinner, Silent & Live Auction, Marathon and more.

 

EVENTS CALENDAR

 

   

Become Involved in a Local Chapter

Click the Chapter link below to learn more about our Active Chapters: 

 

Baltimore - Washington DC

Miami, Florida

Palm Beach - Broward, Florida

Boston, Massachusetts

Nashville, Tennessee

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Charleston, South Carolina

New York City, New York

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chicago, Illinois

Orlando, Florida

Southeast Michigan

Cleveland, Ohio

 

 

Tampa Bay, Florida

 

BECOME A VOLUNTEER   

Chapters Challenge

 

The Volunteer Chapters created the "Chapters Challenge", a campaign to raise funds and awareness by participating in races (i.e. marathon, triathalon, community walk, bike race).

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Saturday, January 17, 2015

6th Annual Block Party

Miami Chapter

201 Miracle Mile

Coral Gables, Florida

 

 

 

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Woody Foundation
4th Annual Golf Classic

Miami Chapter

Miami International Links

Miami, Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis
1095 NW 14th Terrace
Lois Pope LIFE Center
Miami, FL  33136 USA
p. (305) 243-3863 or 1.888.STAND UP
f. (305) 243-6017
e. bfchapters@med.miami.edu