SAVE THE DATE – Black & White Spinal Cure Ball 2020


Following up on 2019’s highly successful Black & White Spinal Cure Dinner, we’re pleased to announce that the Ben Kende Foundation’s next fundraiser will the Black & White Spinal Cure Ball 2020. Date: Saturday, 26 September 2020 Time: 6:30 pm – Midnight Venue: Hong Kong Football Club The event includes a splendid four-course dinner, an entertaining after-dinner speaker, and a disco. Funds go […]

Leading spinal recovery centres in the USA


by Jennifer Bovard I visited two leading spinal recovery centres in the USA on behalf of the Ben Kende Foundation in November 2011:- KENNEDY KRIEGER INSTITUTE “For many years, conventional wisdom held that most improvement from spinal cord injury occurred in the first six months of recovery, and that improvement was virtually impossible after two […]

Courage in the face of adversity

Robby Nimmo For most school leavers, the ‘gap year’ is about travel, random jobs, and diving into life full throttle. Squeezed between years of study at high school and the rigours of university, the gap widens to a chasm of adventure … a year of delicious possibilities; a cocktail of hedonism, new places and friendships. […]