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Joanne Susi

"It's the difference between surviving and thriving...and I'm thriving here."Joanne Susi was BIA-MA's keynote speaker at the 35th Annual Brain Injury Conference. On March 16, 2011, Joanne Susi's life was transformed. After three long years in a nursing home, she moved into the community as a result of the ABI Waiver Program. Read Joanne's story

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Participate in a BIA-MA Event

Each year, BIA-MA hosts numerous fundraisers including:

You can help by participating, fundraising, or donating to these events. These events help us increase awareness about brain injury and raise money to benefit survivors and their families.

Organize your own event

Take fundraising into your own hands! Creating your own event can be a fun and meaningful project for friends and family - as well as an engaging way to incorporate into your community. Almost any event such as a bowl-a-thon, car wash, golf tournament, walk, run or car rally can be a fundraiser!

If you would like more information on fundraising for BIA-MA, contact Chesa Conrad at 508-475-0032 or email

If you would like to host a fundraiser for BIA-MA, click here.

Fundraisers for BIA-MA

Hearts All Around Us - Buy your Copy Today and Support BIA-MA!

Hearts All Around Us, by Sandra A. Madden, is a collection of Sandra's photographs and inspirational quotations, in conjunction with the story of the author's experience living with brain injury and chronic pain.The hearts that Sandra has been photographing for several years have turned into a vehicle of healing and a new way to help her to cope with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and chronic pain. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of Hearts All Around Us will be donated to the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts, targeted for Support Group activities. Click here to purchase your copy!

Chicken Soup for the Soul - Buy Your Copy Today and Support BIA-MA!

The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts (BIA-MA) is proud to announce that stories written by five of our staff members, as well as several Massachusetts residents affect by traumatic brain injury (TBI), were selected for inclusion in the new Chicken Soup for the Soul (CSS) book slated to hit bookstores nationwide on June 24th. This new book is entitled Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries: 101 Stories of Hope, Healing and Hard Work.

Chicken Soup for the Soul was named by USA Today in 2007 as “one of the five most memorable books in the last quarter-century” and after 21 years of publishing, have sold over 100 million books in the United States and Canada alone. You now have the opportunity to bump that number past 100 million books by purchasing your copy of Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries: 101 Stories of Hope, Healing and Hard Work directly from the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts.

Purchase a book for only $8.00! This discounted price includes the cost of shipping and handling. All proceeds from the sale of each book will help support our mission, to create a better future for brain injury survivors and their families through brain injury prevention, education, advocacy and support.

Click here to purchase your copy!