The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Seeks Nominations for 3rd Annual Best Dad on Wheels Contest
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation also recently named Edna
Escher-Gaston, 61, of Swarthmore, Penn., the winner of its 2012 Best
Mom on Wheels contest. Escher-Gaston is a mother and grandmother who
was one of the initial signers of the federal Americans with
Disabilities Act and a cofounder of the Barrier Awareness of Delaware
According to a study initiated by the Christopher & Dana Reeve
Foundation, there are nearly 1 in 50 people living with paralysis --
approximately 6 million people -- in the U.S.
To nominate a father for the 2012 Best Dad on Wheels contest, entries
must be submitted on ChristopherReeve.org/bestdad no later than 11:59
p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 5.
About the Reeve Foundation
The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal
cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality
of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information
and advocacy. For more information please visit our website at
ChristopherReeve.org or call 800-225-0292.
(973) 379-2690 ext. 7111