Building a healthy, inclusive world

How to Help: It starts with you

Small acts can make a big difference.

On August 26th, 1986, Leslie Tomblin from Newfoundland, Canada followed behind the Man In Motion World Tour van on her bicycle.

Strapped behind the seat of Leslie’s bike were two empty ice cream buckets. Above the buckets was a sign that read, DONATIONS. Leslie collected $4,700.90 on her ride that day, becoming the Rick Hansen Foundation’s very first fundraiser.

Since 1986, over $280 million has been donated to the Rick Hansen Foundation, funding spinal cord injury (SCI) research, accessibility initiatives across Canada. But there is still a long way to go.

With your support we can continue the journey towards a healthy and inclusive world. It starts with you.
See how we are making a difference with your support.

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Creating possibilities through independence

Creating possibilities through independence

4,300 new cases of traumatic SCI each year in Canada

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