The One Fund
Established by former Boston Mayor Tom Menino and former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick in the days following the Boston Marathon Bombing, this charity raised and distributed more than $80 million to over 200 survivors of the bombing and families of the victims. Additionally, in 2014, The One Fund Boston, Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary created the One Fund Center at Mass. Ear and Eye to coordinate personalized care and support for those injured and their families.
This survivor-oriented organization was created to provide a safe, welcoming space for survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing to heal and stay in touch with one another; a virtual hub for a widely dispersed community whose lives have been impacted by the tragic events of April 15th, 2013 and the events that followed in the apprehension of the suspects
Featured in the film, The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center is one of the nation's largest and most renowned military medical centers. The Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) Residency Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) is the sole Military training program for the specialty.
Proposed by Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) in September 2016, this legislation would establish an integrated civilian-military national trauma system that would give civilian trauma providers greater access to the techniques and equipment developed and used by military counterparts. The goal of this collaborative approach would be to reduce death and disability related to traumatic injury – the third leading cause of death in the United States.
This nonprofit trains highly-skilled Service Dogs to help people who are Deaf or have a physical disability. NEADS Service Dogs provide security, freedom and relief from social isolation to their human partners. As one of the country's premier Service Dog training campuses and the country's longest-running hearing dog program, NEADS has trained over 1,500 Service Dogs.
The purpose of 50 Legs is to provide amputees with the necessary prosthetics that they could not otherwise afford, to help them live a happier and healthier life.
The Martin W. Richard Charitable Foundation Inc. is a charitable foundation formed by the parents of eight-year-old Martin Richard, who was killed in the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The mission is simple: The Martin Richard Foundation honors Martin's message of "No more hurting people. Peace" by investing in education, athletics and community.
A Leg Forever Charitable Foundation was established by Elizabeth (Liz) Norden in honor of her two sons JP and Paul Norden who each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013. The foundation’s mission is to pay it forward and assist other amputee's in their time of need just as JP and Paul were helped with overwhelming support following the Boston Marathon bombings.