Brain Injury

Charitable Foundation

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Available to Canadian students, who are survivors of Pediatric Stroke or acquired brain injury, pursuing their passion in College or University.

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Help us celebrate strong Pediatric Stroke and acquired brain injury survivors! Donate to the Achieving Beyond Brain Injury Scholarship Fund.

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Thank you for your support

We would like to thank our corporate sponsors, friends and families of their loved ones who have passed for making donations to our organization in their memory.
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Congratulations to our 2023-2024 Scholarship Recipients

We would like to introduce this year’s scholarship recipients. We will be posting bios on each of these amazing students soon. Please come back and …
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About ABBI Foundation

It gives us great pleasure to introduce ourselves, our names are Nadine Vermeulen and Rebecca DiManno.

Our lives were forever changed when our sons suffered their strokes but it was through that trauma that fate had us meet.  Our friendship has been built by our mutual understanding of our situations, the late night pep talks and our gratefulness for our families.

We refer to ourselves as “Strong Moms”, but really, we had no other choice than to be strong in our situations. 

Over the years we have talked a lot about what we’ve learned thus far, and what we’d like to see “changed” in the Pediatric Stroke and ABI community, and through these talks, Achieving Beyond Brain Injury (ABBI) was created.

​Achieving Beyond Brain Injury is a registered Canadian Charitable Foundation established June 26, 2020.

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