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RIC Marathon Runner on Windy City Live!
Monday, October 05, 2015

With only a few days left until the Chicago Marathon, Desmond Campbell has one goal in mind as he prepares to finish his 16th and final race! Watch Desmond on ABC7’s Windy City LIVE as recounts how he started competing and how he plans to raise $100,000 for RIC’s Junior Sports Program. 

Learn More>>  Donate to Campbell Marathon Fund>>



RIC's Military Sports Camp
Friday, July 31, 2015

The 2015 RIC Military Sports Camp took place July 9-12. This annual event is designed for injured military personnel of all levels of Ability. Introductory level athletes are invited to learn from elite level coaches while enjoying all that Chicago has to offer. All local ground transportation, lodging, meals, and program activities are provided to military personnel at no cost.

The RIC Military Sports Camp is an important part of RIC's Adaptive Sports Program, one of the more than 20 RIC community programs completely funded by philanthropic support. The program showcases Ability at every level and has become pivotal to RIC's continuum of care 

Learn More>>   Donate to RIC Adaptive Sports>> 

Dutch King and Queen Visit RIC
Friday, June 19, 2015

 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met with RIC’s researchers to learn about advancements made here in bionics and exoskeletons. The King and Queen were on hand to witness the signing of an agreement between RIC and the Dutch to collaborate on medical advancements.

Learn More>>   Donate to RIC Research>> 

13th Annual Art in Motion
Monday, June 08, 2015

June 11, 2015


Northwestern University's Lurie Center Ryan Family Atrium


Deadline to buy your tickets online for the 13th Annual Art in Motion is 5PM today! This year's event will feature a live demonstration by mouthstick artists, Mariam Pare and Antonio Davis, hundreds of works by RIC and professional artists, and over $17,000 in fabulous raffle items.

Visit the Art in Motion page to buy your ticket today!

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. All proceeds benefit Art Therapy programming at RIC.




RIC CEO/President Makes 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans 2015 List
Friday, June 05, 2015

RIC CEO and President, Joanne C. Smith, recently made Chicago magazine's 2015 list of the 100 Most Powerful Chicagoans. See the full list here.

RIC Honored at Annual Cubs Care Luncheon
Monday, June 01, 2015

The Chicago Cubs and the McCormick Foundation gave more than $1 million in grants to 38 local nonprofits at their annual luncheon while celebrating 25 years of Cubs Care. RIC was honored to be selected for the 23rd year in a row. Thank you for the support, Cubs Care!  



CBS News Celebrates One of RIC's Own
Friday, May 29, 2015

CBS Anchor Rob Johnson featured Dr. Allison Kessler, a former patient and now Resident here at RIC, on the CBS Evening News. This full circle story not only profiles her brave journey, but showcases her passion for helping RIC patients with spinal cord injuries.

See the full story here.

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