“Jason Robinson had a dream to complete the Boilermaker Road Race in Utica, NY and when his classmates stepped up to the plate to purchase him a racing wheelchair, he wanted to pay it forward to others who dream to take part in adaptive sports.”
Reanna Zappavigna, 21, was born and raised in Rome, New York and is currently a senior at the State University of New York at Cortland. She studies physical education and is completing her Masters in special education during the next year. She is interested in getting today's students active, helping students with disabilities participate in sports, getting everyone to outdoors, and helping her students find their passions. In Reanna's free time you will find her leading outdoor trips for college students, playing field hockey, snowboarding, doing yoga, and finding new adventures.
Channel Kindness is a digital platform created by Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. It is a safe space for young people to tell their stories of kindness, resilience, and community. By highlighting the people and organizations that are doing good in their communities, Channel Kindness’ audience is inspired to create a kinder and braver world, one story at a time.