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Donations to the Rick Hansen Institute support spinal cord injury research across Canada:
> Reducing the incidence and severity of paralysis resulting from a spinal cord injury.
> Increasing and restoring physical function following a spinal cord injury.
> Reducing the incidence and severity of secondary complications associated with spinal cord injury.
Donate online or mail your cheque (payable to Rick Hansen Institute) to:
Rick Hansen Institute
6400-818 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver BC V5Z 1M9
The Rick Hansen Institute is a Registered Charity and your donation is tax-deductible.
ONLINE DONATIONS: Tax receipts will be issued automatically for all online donations.
MAIL-IN DONATIONS: Tax receipts will be issued automatically for mail-in donations of $25 and greater, and upon request for smaller donations.
If you have questions about making a donation please email: donation[at]rickhanseninstitute.org or phone 604.827.1683.
The Rick Hansen Institute aims to achieve its goals by leveraging a global network of like-minded individuals and organizations. We are committed to accelerating the translation of discoveries and best practices into improved treatments and quality of life for people with spinal cord injury.
Achieving our mission and vision takes a team of dedicated and talented staff. We work collaboratively across programs and departments so that one day, our vision of a world without paralysis after spinal cord injury can be realized.
If you are highly skilled, hard working and want a challenging career in an organization that strives to make a difference, then we’d love to hear from you. Please take a look at our current job postings below.
|Evaluation Assistant||Accepting Applications|
|Marketing & Network Engagement Assistant
|Grants Administrator||Accepting Applications|
|Coordinator, HR & Operations||Position Filled|
|Project Manager (Maternity Leave Replacement)||Position Filled|
|National Clinical Liaison
|Data Analyst||Position Filled|
The success of the Rick Hansen Institute depends on participation of people and organizations from across Canada. If SCI is part of your life in any way, please think about getting involved with the Institute.
> a person with SCI, or a friend or relative of someone with SCI
> a health professional who works with people with SCI
> a person who provides professional care or other services to people with SCI
> a researcher working in the SCI field
> a person working in a government program that assists people with SCI
> anyone interested in creating more opportunities for people with SCI.
> Learn more about or become involved with important research trials.
> Sign up for RHI news and stay up-to-date on the latest SCI research news from RHI.
> Learn more about our current volunteer and career opportunities.
> Visit the Rick Hansen Foundation website and become an active participant in helping the Foundation remove barriers to improve the lives of people with disabilities.
> Help us raise funds for SCI research. Make a donation.
Submit a proposal to fund your innovation in the treatment and care of people living with SCI and secondary complications in Canada and India. Deadline for letters of Intent is October 15. More >
A new spinal cord injury endowment fund has been set up at the Vancouver Foundation to support the Rick Hansen Institute's mission to advance research and implement best practices that will improve the quality of life for individuals who live with spinal cord injury. More >
We are pleased to share an update on the RHI-Hebrew University of Jerusalem BioDesign Partnership that was announced last August. More >