With gratitude, we congratulate Shepherd's Men founder and member of Shepherd Center's board of trustees Travis Ellis for being one of six people in the United States to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation's 2017 Citizen Honors Award. Citizen Honor awardees are chosen by Congressional Medal of Honor recipients for their acts of courage and selfless service which epitomize the... View details ⇨
Abel2, an Atlanta nonprofit organization who has involved Shepherd Center in some of its efforts, is creating a directory of performing artists with disabilities in hopes of connecting them with performance opportunities.
Asheville Brewing and southern rock/country band, Blackberry Smoke, have teamed up to craft Like An Arrow Blackberry Ale and will be serving complementary pours to raise awareness and funds for the Shepherd Center’s SHARE Military Initiative; dedicated to the treatment of veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.
The Shepherd Center Recreation Therapy Program encourages former patients and their families to participate in its upcoming events in 2017. Click here for more information and the full brochure: [ Goo.gl Link ]
Registration is now open for Adventure Skills Workshop 2017! This workshop offers a full array of outdoor activities to individuals with spinal cord injury or disease, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis and other neurological disorders. For more info, click here: [ Shepherd.org Link ]
Chase away the winter blues by getting tickets now for this spring's most fun -- and fashionable -- event! Derby Day, Atlanta’s biggest Kentucky Derby-themed fundraising event, will be Saturday, May 6 at Chastain Horse Park from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $75 and proceeds benefit Shepherd Center's recreation therapy program.
A new #MobileApp created by Shepherd Center promotes #fitness for people with spinal cord injury. Download SCI-Ex for free from the Apple iTunes or Google Play app stores. Send us your feedback on this pilot version so we can enhance future versions. [ Goo.gl Link ]