“I want to be there for people who are going through similar struggles. No matter who you are or what you’re going through, we’re all in life together. We need to take care of each other.”

– Ryan Shazier

Our Mission

The mission of The Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation is to give those with spinal cord injuries and their caregivers the support, resources and funding they need to live independent and meaningful lives. Our initial focus is to help those injured in sports-related and vehicular accidents in western Pennsylvania.

Help me help others.

Make your year-end tax-deductible donation to The Ryan Shazier Fund today!

And by giving a gift of $2500 or more you will receive:

  • One signed and personalized Hardcopy Edition of Walking Miracle!
  • A Walking Miracle companion bookmark!

Limited to our donors only!

Grub on the Gridiron

@ #SteelersNation
Edgar Snyder & Associates & The Pittsburgh Steelers Present: Grub on the Gridiron! Grub on the Gridiron gives you the chance to win a grand prize experience that includes a dinner for four (4) fans with Heyward and Shazier at Heinz Field, a tour of the stadium, and a custom Steelers jersey for each guest.
This event will be scheduled in the Spring of 2022. In addition, weekly prizes of autographed Steelers merchandise will also be awarded all season long!


All proceeds will be donated to The Ryan Shazier Fund for Spinal Rehabilitation and The Heyward House. 

Our Team

Meet the people who work hard to make better lives
for SCI patients possible.

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RYAN SHAZIER

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CAROLINE BOYCE

MAYA HAPTAS

MAYA HAPTAS

JENNA NACE

JENNA
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We’re fighting for independence. We’re fighting for lives.

Donate today to make a difference.