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Leading the Charge to Cure Paralysis.
The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation (SSPF) is leading the charge for a cure for paralysis by funding scientific research, medical treatment, rehabilitation and technological advances. SSPF provides quality of life grants to organizations throughout the country benefiting people with paralysis and other life challenges.
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April 21, 2014
Join us for the 2014 Racing to Recovery Luau!

Dario Franchitti to be honored with Legendary Driver Award

The Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation (SSPF) will host the 15th annual Racing to Recovery Gala Saturday, May 24, 2014 at the Lucas Oil Estate in Carmel.

April 10, 2014
Sam Schmidt still defying odds

He stands as a testament to the unlimited power of the mind and the heart, proof that no obstacle can prevent one from having an impactful life.

March 17, 2014
Wheelchair netters serve up inspired play

For a special group of tennis players, it’s all about perseverance and determination in the face of adversity.

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