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Ryan Farrell

"My recovery continues each day"
Ryan was performing with her cheering squad when a flyer on top of her stunt group fell and landed on her. A short time later, she collapsed and did not regain consciousness. She had sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI), along with a collapsed lung and fractured vertebrae in her neck. Read Ryan's story

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BIA-MA Annual Golf Classic Joan Rauch at the Volunteer-hosted yard sale 5th Annual BJ Williams Road Race

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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 an event:

Organize an event in your community to help the Brain Injury Association of MA to advance our mission. Consider organizing a bowl-a-thon, car wash, golf tournament, a walk, a run, a car rally, an art sale, or host a BBQ. All efforts, great and small, help to enrich the lives of survivors and their families. When someone suffers a brain injury, the most challenging part of their new life is adjusting to day-to-day activities and life's ever-changing obstacles. Get started today...make a difference in a life

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Fundraisers for BIA-MA:

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

hearts all around usHearts 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.

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

Chicken soup for the soul

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.

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