501 (c) 3 Foundation Supporting Catastrophically Injured Student-Athletes

My Story

Matt Galland, founder

Posted by on Apr 9, 2012

I would like to share with you my inspiration for Rush For A Cause. In the fall of 2009, the end of my junior year of high school football, after returning from playing Friday...

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Success Stories

Success Stories

Posted by on May 1, 2012

We are proud to share with you those lives that we have touched.  

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Posted by on Apr 9, 2012

Join us!    Volunteer!   Become a Sponsor!

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Posted by on Apr 9, 2012

Compassion when something terribly goes wrong.

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Recent Posts

2014: 4th Annual RUSH Family Sports Blitz

Football and Volleyball Scrimmages (CYO Sanctioned Event) Registration OPEN   Visit  www.rush.kintera.org/blitz2014

Dominic DiFranco (NDCL) Named 2013 Ambassador

Dominic DiFranco, running back at NDCL has been named as the 2013 Rush For A Cause Ambassador. Dominic was selected as Ambassador because of his Leadership, Character and Service Before Self qualities.  Dominic has set an ambitious goal to raise $10,000 during the 2013 High School Football Season.  If you would like to help Dominic reach his goal, please...

Grape Nuts! recognizes Matt and the Cause

Check out the article posted today, sponsored by Grape Nuts!, recognizing Matt Galland, founder of RUSH FOR A CAUSE,  for his...

Raising Awareness EVENTS

Check out our 2013 EVENTS (above) calendar/tab to see all the great athletic events that we are proud to be a part of. MAY:  Raising awareness at the: NOC JV Softball Tournament JUNE:   $25 SAVINGS on FOOTBALL CAMP by BROWNS PLAYERS. JULY:  $25 SAVINGS on Registration for FOOTBALL CAMPS by BROWNS Players. AUGUST:  Rush for a Cause’s 3rd Annual Family...

Words of Gratitude

“Thank you so much for your extremely generous donation to our family towards the purchase of a new handicap van.  He loves it and is now much more willing to get out of the house and go places with us.  We sincerely appreciate your support!”

Gymnasts Statewide support cause at “2013 Rock-N-Roll Classic”

January, 2013: At the 2013 Rock-N-Roll Classic annual gymnastic event held by Gymnastics World of Brecksville, gymnasts across the State of Ohio competed on the mats, but more impressively, during the weekend event they gave selflessly for a greater mission. “Pay It Forward” and “Act of Kindness” describes the big picture. Athletes...

RUSH to help Cory, baseball player, paralyzed and left in unresponsive condition after a terrible accident in the outfield. Please donate.

Jan. 7, 2013 – Cory has transferred to Craig Hospital in Denver. He is being re-evaluated and his family is hopeful that he will continue to make progress. Stay tuned for updates. **Update** – Prayers still needed.  Cory is still not “awake” (hopefully, his brain is healing and needs more time)  but is making small, but nevertheless...

Day-to-Day Struggles of a Catastrophically Injured Athlete


Athetes Helping Athletes

It’s about LEADERSHIP. It’s about SERVICE BEFORE SELF. It’s about CHARACTER. It’s about seeing the BIG picture.