BOSTON, Mass. — A donor has issued a $50,000 matching challenge for all donations made to the Travis Roy Foundation’s annual appeal between Dec. 12 and Dec. 31.

The annual appeal plays an important role in funding the Travis Roy Foundation’s mission of helping spinal cord injured survivors live more independent lives. It also funds critical spinal cord research.

Donations can be made by at travisroyfoundation.org, or by mailing a check to the Travis Roy Foundation, c/o Hemenway & Barnes, 60 State Street, Boston, MA 02109.