Become a Sponsor

Donations and gifts in kind are gratefully accepted for special fundraising events. If you are interested in supporting our events or general research conducted at the Center and you would like to donate, we’d love to hear from you!

Meet the Scientists

Annual Meet the Scientists Event

A community event for the spinal cord injury community, their families and caretakers.

  • Media Equipment rental
  • Signature Rentals for seating staging
  • Advertising, printing
  • Refreshments
  • Parking and van access

Turkey Trot

Annual Turkey Trot

Funding to support expenses relating to the race including but not limited to:

  • T-Shirts and printing
  • Timing expenses
  • Park Rental
  • Police, Parking & Security
  • Advertising & Printing
  • Raffle prizes

Funding Lab Equipment

Our Funding Needs

The expense of running a research project is huge. Please consider supporting our ongoing research efforts.

  • Publish one article $2,500 (Necessary to record and review the validity of each research project.)
  • One month salary for laboratory technician $3,287-$3,871
  • One month salary for graduate research student $2,500
  • One year salary for Postdoctoral Fellow $46,920-$49,128
  • Operating costs for one year of Roman Reed Core lab for collaborative studies $180,000

For information on how to sponsor one of these events, please contact
Krista Barajas (949) 824-0210 or email @

Famous Quotes

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.

– Charles Dickens

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived & lived well.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

– Winston Churchill