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

The Inspiration For The Foundation

Matt Galland, founder, turned his empathy for a fellow football player struck with tragedy into an act of service before self.

Video from the founder

Watch a video from Matt Galland, founder

Kory Wiita

(pic of Kory)  Kory Wiita, suffered a C5-C6 vertebrae injury resulting from a football accident in October, 2009. Kory was Matt’s inspiration and hence, the establishment of Rush For A Cause. We are excited to share that as a result of our generous grant toward Kory’s rehabilitation at the C.O.R.E. rehabilitation facility (formerly Step It Up) located in...

Michael Cantu

(pic of Michael)   Michael Cantu, suffered a C4-C6 vertebrae injury resulting from a gymnastic accident in August , 2011.  (read more) We are excited to share that our generous grant has provided a fully automated hospital bed as well as an automated lift for Michael to meet the demands of his every day care at home. –  include Thank You card from...


Compassion when something terribly goes wrong.