About The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee

The Cody Unser First Step Foundation

6728 Calle Santiago
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113


Club Description

The Cody Unser First Step Foundation is a global not-for-profit organization dedicated to raising research funds, public awareness and quality of life for those afflicted with all forms of spinal cord-related paralysis. The Foundation will also address the cause, rehabilitation, prevention and cure for Transverse Myelitis, and freely affiliate with other medical, charitable and corporate entities to achieve these goals. Our ADAPTIVE SCUBA Program provides participants with a multi-level approach and an opportunity to learn to SCUBA with a buddy of their choice.

Primary Contact

Shelley Unser
President
cufsf@aol.com
505-890-0086

Secondary Contact

Michele Monsam
Executive Asstnt/SCUBA Instructor
michele@cufsf.org

Disability Groups Served

  • Amputee/Limb Deficiency
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury (Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, RoM)
  • Short Stature (Growth Dysfunction)
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spina Bifida (Impaired Muscle Power)
  • Visual Impairment

Organization Type

  • National Resource Support
  • Sport Program

Program Types Offered

  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • No