Jo-Marie Lawrence

Jo-Marie Lawrence

United States of America
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Sunnyvale, CA

During Christmas week, Jo was snowboarding with her family at Blackcomb in Whistler, Canada. While riding, Jo encountered some uncovered rocks while going down a mountain at a high speed. In an attempt to avoid the rocks, Jo tried to jump over them, caught an edge, and tumbled down the mountain. This crash resulted in a C4 spinal cord injury, paralyzing her from the neck down.

“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.“

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High Fives has provided:

Adaptive Equipment, Inde Medical Power Assist $2,500

Jo-Marie Lawrence

“This grant will help me by allowing me to have some sort of independence in the community again. It will give me back my sense of adventure and curiosity.“

– #HighFivesAthlete, Jo-Marie Lawrence

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