September – SCI Awareness Month


September is a month to celebrate and educate! Check out the events below happening nationwide and hosted by many different organizations. Whatever you do this month- Get Involved!

September 3: Chicago Fire Soccer Outing with BACKBONES
Tickets HERE
Come watch the Chicago Fire as they battle Philadelphia Union. We will have grills available! Bring stuff to put on the grills! Food, drinks, games and good times!

September 7: Sacramento Support Group
Click HERE for more information

September 9: Unbroken Art Show in Chicago, IL
Tickets HERE for Opening Night Event
Unbroken includes voices of artists with spinal cord injuries and disease (SCI/D) and celebrates their contributions, talent, creativity and personal stories. This visual storytelling is a glimpse of the accomplishments, pain, happiness, loss, and beauty of a few individuals with spinal cord injury and paralysis.

September 13: Wheelchair Skills and Maintenance Workshop
Instruction and practice performing manual or power wheelchair skills including curb and ramp negotiation; Basic wheelchair maintenance; Free raffle or prizes for participants
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (345 E. Superior , Chicago, IL) Heyworth Rooms 2nd Floor
3:00-5:00 PM (Free and open to the public)

September 17: Raw Beauty Project Los Angeles, CA
Tickets HERE

September 18: Oregon Spinal Injury Connection Kick-Off Party
Oaks Park, Picnic Space #5 ( 7805 SE Oaks Park Way, Portland, OR 97202)
A fun, end of summer picnic and social gathering at Portland’s Oaks Park celebrating the success of the monthly Wheel Connect and an organization that supports a vibrant SCI community. More info contact

September 19: Dance Jam with AXIS Dance in Oakland, CA
More information HERE

September 24: Mouth Painting party and Demo with Mariam Pare and Jesse Cuellar

September 26 & 28: Ranger Led Hikes and Lunch with Wheelchair Traveling

September 30: An Evening2Inspire with Dare2Tri
Celebrate the Paralympic debut of Paratriathlon, and all athletes who will cross finish lines in 2016 while inspiring many.
Tickets HERE

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