Health—General & Rehabilitative

MICHAEL FEGER PARALYSIS FOUNDATION

Moving Forward with Paralysis

Mission

To raise awareness about spinal cord injury and disease through education. Provide assistance to people who have a spinal cord injury or disease. Help them move forward in a life of independence, health and personal fulfillment.

Ruling Year

2011

President

Michael Feger Jr

Main Address

PO Box 118

Shelbyville, KY 40066 USA

Keywords

paralysis

EIN

90-0652579

 Number

6011636227

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Health (General and Financing) (E80)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

A spinal cord injury can happen to anyone at any time. The Michael Feger Paralysis Foundation provides durable medical equipment, assistive technology products, and educational materials that people with a spinal cord injury need.

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Our programs

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Quality of Life Grants

Where we work

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

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How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

Our main goal is to help people who have paralysis in Kentucky.

We have an annual fundraiser that provides funding for quality of life grants.

We communicate with therapists and doctors to find people who really need a quality of life grant.

Ever quality of life grant we fulfill is considered as making progress.

We have fulfilled over $50,000 in quality of life grants.

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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