The recovery journey after a spinal cord injury is incredibly challenging, which is why SCIAs Peer and Family Support program is so critical.
The Peer and Family Support team provide free, non-clinical, practical advice and lived experience of physical disability to help people with spinal cord injury to;
Over 350 people’s lives are affected by spinal cord injury each year, many of them at a young age like Lily. The effects of a spinal cord injury are major: they can impair many critical functions that are easily taken for granted.
The Peer and Family Support program is largely self-funded and is at risk of no longer being able to provide the support needed to help someone overcome possibly the biggest hurdle anyone would have to face in their life ... the recovery journey after a spinal cord injury.
Your generosity will help SCIA provide critical support to people like Lily, who’s life has been tragically impacted by spinal cord injury.
Let’s help them regain their independence, rebuild their dreams and live their best life. Joining Lily in her March Marathon Madness will help SCIA to;
When Lily had her accident in 2016, we didn't have the opportunity to access a service such as the SCIA Peer and Family Support Service. As a result we had to find the answers out for ourselves, often purely through chance - this is a challenge when you don't have a clue about what the questions are, let alone the answers.
You can read more about Lily's Story here.
Supporting this service, either by registering for the Virtual March Marathon or making a direct donation to SCIA by clicking the buttons below will make a massive difference to the lives of those who have to go through the same life changing event.