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2022 Spark: Dallas Fundraiser

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Please join us for Spark, an opportunity to connect and engage deeply with the work of Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colorado.

Craig offers state-of-the-art, unparalleled neurorehabilitation for people who have sustained a life-altering spinal cord and/or brain injury. Recognized as a top 10 rehab hospital by U.S. News & World Report, Craig is one of the most decorated rehabilitation hospitals in the world. Because of its specialty and reputation for excellence, Craig draws patients from across the country. In the last five years, nearly 150 Texans have chosen to travel to Colorado to complete their rehabilitation at Craig.

Craig’s donor-funded programming provides patients with the structure they need to achieve their highest level of independence and life quality.

None of this is possible without the support of generous people like you. Spark will be an inspiring evening that will ignite new research ideas, fuel innovation for programs that serve Craig patients, and illuminate independence by providing critical assistance for equipment needs, home modifications, and much more.

About Event Hosts Leann and Kyle Pearson

The Pearsons are philanthropists and active members of the Dallas community.

In 2013, Kyle sustained a T10-11 incomplete spinal cord injury resulting in paralysis when he hit a patch of ice while on a ski vacation. After researching the best spinal cord injury facilities, and on the advice of his doctors, Leann and Kyle chose Craig Hospital for Kyle’s post-acute rehabilitation.

With the strength and function he regained and the adaptive skills he learned, Kyle was able to return to his work. He is the co-founder of Pearson Adair & Co. where he provides consulting and advisory services to the energy industry. Leann is “the center of Kyle’s universe,” and is instrumental in his success.

The couple has three grown children and two grandchildren.


Opportunities for Spark: Dallas are available! To get the conversation started, contact Becky Plunkett, Director of Philanthropy and Corporate Sponsorships at 303-789-8166 or

Stay tuned for additional details about the Craig Foundation's 2022 Spark: Dallas Fundraiser!