State of Ohio Commendation
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State of Ohio Commendation

At the end of last year, The Spina Bifida Coalition was recognized for its long history of good works by the state of Ohio on the “auspicious occasion” of its 50th Anniversary. Representatives Jean Schmidt and Cindy Abrams sponsored this commendation noting, “The group’s accomplishments and partnerships to assist those living with spina bifida is...

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What’s Happening 01-03-23

2023 LOOKING FORWARD… We hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season! It is January 3, 2023…time does fly. 2022 was an exciting year for SBC, we celebrated our 50 years of serving those living with spina bifida and recognized those who influenced SBC during those years! We grew once again and were together in-person for...

A Note from the Director
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A Note from the Director

In 2022 our organization theme was, “YOU, are the reason for our celebration!” And celebrate YOU we did! We commemorated 50 years of serving those with spina bifida, recognized 50 influencers who played significant roles in the organization and quality of life of people with spina bifida, we walked & rolled in-person for our 22nd...

Welcome Northeast Ohio
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Welcome Northeast Ohio

We are excited to announce that we are growing once again…on Monday, August 29, 2022 the SBC Board of Directors by majority vote agreed to include Northeast Ohio in our service area. Counties that will be included – Ashland, Ashtabula, Carroll, Columbiana, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Holmes, Huron, Lake, Lorain, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Richland, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, and Wayne. ...

Celebrating 50 Years!
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Celebrating 50 Years!

2022 is significant in SBCC’s history! It is our Golden Anniversary, since July 4, 1972, we have been serving those living with spina bifida. 50 years! What an accomplishment! But we couldn’t have done it without the many supporters of SBCC. We will be celebrating in 2022 with stories of those who have played significant roles in our...

Transition to Adulthood Study
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Transition to Adulthood Study

Cincinnati Children’s is conducting a research study in partnership with the Spina Bifida Coalition of Cincinnati to learn more about the difficulties and supports that impact individuals with spina bifida who are transitioning from pediatric to adult care. Teens with spina bifida at least 14 years old, adults with spina bifida, and their caregivers may be...

Will You Be a Gem?
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Will You Be a Gem?

Will you be an SBCC “GEM”  (Giving Every Month) supporter?  As a “GEM” you will become a member of a special group of our most valued supporters dedicated to assisting those living with spina bifida in our service area in honor of our 50th anniversary.  Funds generated from this campaign will be used for programming to promote physical and mental health...

Welcome Alexis Allen to SBCC Staff
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Welcome Alexis Allen to SBCC Staff

SBCC is happy to announce that we have hired Alexis Allen as a Communications Assistant. Alexis will be working 5 hours a week providing support to Rhonda and Diane with social media posts, the bi-weekly E-News, the Spina Bifida Awareness Month campaign, and other communication duties. As a self-advocate with spina bifida, providing input on...

SBCC Welcomes Eastern Ohio and West Virginia
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SBCC Welcomes Eastern Ohio and West Virginia

The mission of SBCC is to Empower those living with spina bifida to achieve their maximum potential. Starting as a grassroots organization in 1972, SBCC has been providing education, connection, support, and advocacy for nearly 50 years for people with spina bifida and their families in seventeen counties of southern Ohio, northern Kentucky, and southeastern...

Walk & Roll 2021
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Walk & Roll 2021

We are always grateful for the sponsors of our annual Walk & Roll, especially those who have faithfully returned year after year. BUT we are always looking to add new businesses to support our programs and services. Do you own a business or know someone who may be interested in becoming a sponsor of our Walk & Roll? ...