We are working on creating a gymnasium for people who have suffered traumatic spinal injuries. This gym will have wheelchair accessibility and special machinery that will allow users to maintain their independence.
Split Second Foundation (SSF) will be opening Split Second Fitness, which will serve as an inclusive fitness facility for people with neurological ailments, amputations, and paralysis. This facility will be a first in it’s kind fitness facility in this community and a pillar for SSF.
SSF aims to grant $200,000 to a research project in partnership with the Wings For Life Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit spinal cord research foundation. Their mission is to find a cure for spinal cord injuries; they fund world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe aimed at healing the injured spinal cord.
Split Second Fitness
Split-second fitness will be an activity-based fitness facility for people with different abilities. This facility will be a comfortable space for people who have suffered spinal cord injuries, strokes, Traumatic brain injury‘s, and amputations, to come and continue their recovery by doing functionally integrated exercises to maximize recovery. Clients will be responsible for paying membership a membership fee and working with a specialized kinesiologist/exercise physiologist will be an additional hourly fee.
The SSF strategic plan to achieve these goals is receiving funding from multiple revenue sources including:
SSF is filing grant request from several large foundations who would supply funding for our mission, most beginning in January 2019. We are also actively seeking other grant opportunities.
We believe adversity inspires creativity and collaborations spur progress. We believe hope for improved quality of life, happiness and fulfillment are driving forces for social change. We believe that through dedication and determination anything is possible. Finally we believe revolutionary treatments for spinal cord injury and paralysis are forthcoming and we will be a relentless force driving this change.