Kingify's Journey 2021

Organized by Kingify

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Buy a t-shirt - Help a quad!

All funds raised will go to Kingify , the organizer for Kingify's Journey .

$389,456

Of $500,000 goal

83 items sold of 150 goal

Gildan Ultra Cotton T-shirt Unisex - Antique Cherry Red

$18

About this campaign

In August 2009, while vacationing in Wildwood,NJ, I hit my head on a sandbar, broke my neck, and was immediately paralyzed from the chest down. Transported to a trauma unit in Atlantic City, I underwent surgery and was placed on a ventilator. I was removed from the ventilator in February 2010 and remained vent free ever since.

I participated in an aggressive therapy program at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at Kennedy Krieger in Baltimore. I work on a home therapy program ICSCI developed for for my needs. Initially diagnosed as an “ASIA A”, the worst possible injury (ASIA E indicates normal function), I progressed to “ASIA C”. This means that my body is trying to recover the neurological connections it needs for my muscles to work again.

In January 2019 I moved from home, to a nursing home. Living at home became harder and harder because of some nursing issues. I'm in a great home but some expenses are not covered. Some examples - I'm very lucky to own a van, which previous fundraisers help pay for, but there are ongoing expenses such as insurance, anything mechanical, gas, etc.. , my FES bike that I ride almost everyday which is getting old and having issues (I've ridden over 20,000 miles since purchasing the bike, which is extremely beneficial), food or drink not supplied by the home, including if I ever go out and about, the ability to go to any extracurricular activities so I'm not sitting in my room, clothing, among other things that pop up in everyday living.

I thank you for standing with us in faith, prayer and support so that you may assist with, and continue to hope for, my recovery.

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