Events

Origami "Haunted" 5K Run and 400 Meter Kids' Dash

The 12th annual Origami 5K Run/Walk/Wheel will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014.

5K Course: the 5K course extends from road to wooded "spooky" groomed trails throughout Origami's 35 acre campus.

Kids' Dash Course: entirely on Origami's property on paved surface.

For more information about this event please contact Jennifer Pascoe at 517.455.0273.

Click here to view the 2013 race results.

Heads Up for Safety

Heads Up for Safety is a prevention event that offers free bike helmets to the first 600 kids in attendance.  The focus is on helmet safety and prevention of brain injuries. Community partners including Origami, Sinas Dramis Law Firm, Michigan Association for Justice, contribute to the success of this event. To date, Head's Up has distributed over 5,000 helmets to Lansing area kids.

This event was once again held at the Marshall Street Fire Station on the corner of Oakland and Marshall St. in Lansing on May 17, 2014.

http://sdbicyclelawyer.com/heads-up-for-safety-bike-helmet-2014/

For more information about this event please contact Teri Lynne at 517.394.7500

Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan

Origami was proud to once again be the title sponsor for the 8th Annual Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan to be held on Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at the Eagle Eye Banquet Center in East Lansing, MI. The Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan addresses the current topics in TBI rehabilitation.

Save the date for the 9th Annual Brain Injury Symposium of Mid-Michigan to be held on Thursday, June

Please visit the event home page at www.origamirehab.org/symposium

For more information about this event please contact Jennifer Pascoe at 517.455.0273.

Big Bang-Quest Community Charity Challenge

Thank you to everyone who voted for Origami in the Big Bang-Quet Community Charity Challenge! It was a tremendous success for Origami. Amongst 24 fantastic non-profits, we had an amazing result by finishing 5th in # of votes/$ raised, we won the award for most individual voters. We were presented with a check for a $5,000 credit towards a fundraising event at the University Club of MSU in addition to 85% of the more than $5,000 we raised in votes.

Unfolding Potential Luncheon

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT:

Origami hosted our second Unfolding Potential Luncheon on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at the Country House Catering and Banquet Facility in Okemos, MI to raise funds for the Unfolding Potential Fund. Meals were served by friendly volunteers while dining to entertainment by Chip Christy. The silent auction featured items/services from the Mid-Michigan area as well as creations from our very talented clients and staff. 

Speech Night

The 2013 Speech Night was held on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at the Forest Conference Center - Peckham, Inc. 3510 Capitol City Blvd., Lansing, MI 48906 (by the Lansing airport).  Speech Night is an evening of personal speeches presented by survivors of brain injury and their family members.

 The goal of Speech Night is to:

  • educate the community about traumatic brain injury (TBI) and personal experiences with TBI
  • increase survivors and significant others' awareness and acceptance of TBI related deficits
  • provide the opportunity for survivors to listen to each other's experiences and discover they are not alone
  • allow survivors and significant others time to celebrate the hard work and success made through rehabilitation and a new beginning