Joshua is Going 4 Gold! USA Deaflympics

$4,415 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 99 people in 46 months
Joshua Mcgriff  SOMERSET, NJ

My name is Joshua McGriff and I have a dream that you can help make come true.

I am a United States Deaflympian who will compete in the 22nd Summer Deaflympics in Sofia, Bulgaria on July 26 "“ August 4, 2013. One hundred twenty elite deaf and hard of hearing athletes will represent the USA in 10 different sports, and will be among 2,500 athletes from around the world.

But let me tell you about me. I have been hearing impaired since infancy and I received a cochlear implant at age 14. Today, I am a Senior at Franklin High School, and the only one of about 4,000 students with a hearing impairment. I plan to attend college in the fall and continue my passion in art and basketball. I stand 6ft 8inches tall, led my conference in rebounds and blocks, made all county standings, and played on several elite teams.

Being selected for the USA Summer Deaflympics Basketball Team is an honor and a major achievement. But in order participate, each Deaflympian must fundraise to cover international airfare and training expenses.

I have a deadline of July 1, 2013 to reach my fundraising goal. I am "Going 4 GOLD" and any support you can give me will be most appreciated!



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Posted by Joshua McGriff
45 months ago
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Thank you all for donating and believing in me. If you have not given yet, there is still time to help me reach my fundraising goal. I could use your help. I am Going 4 Gold!
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Zawata Medina
45 months ago

So very proud of you!!! Going for GOLD!!! Love You!!!

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Monica Edwards
45 months ago

Go Joshua!!!! We Love you!

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Reginald McGriff
46 months ago

Thank You all for your Giving.

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Chris Robinson
46 months ago

Please help my grandson Joshua McGriff reach his dream of Going 4 Gold you support is greatly appreciated. - Red

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Saundra Skinner
46 months ago

Hey Josh, maribel gave 30.00 and Annie gave 20.00

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Saundra Skinner
46 months ago

Just started today, I got you 100 dollars. And more to come

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Kristin Wellins
46 months ago

Yay! Sooo happy for you and proud of you! :)

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Frances Medina-Candelaria
46 months ago

We're rooting for you all the way!

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Justin McGriff
46 months ago

Help My Brother Reach Bulgaria!!!

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Reginald McGriff
46 months ago

Help Big Joshua Go For Gold

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$4,415 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 99 people in 46 months
Created April 26, 2013
$25
Anonymous
43 months ago
$100
Anonymous
43 months ago
$25
Anonymous
44 months ago
EH
$50
Ellen Hansen
44 months ago

I am so proud of you!

RS
$25
Ron Scott
44 months ago

Best of luck to you. Do Somerset proud.

JD
$20
Justine and Patrick Dineen
44 months ago

Best of luck, Joshua! Sincerely, Justine and Pat Dineen

AM
$50
Andrew Merlo
44 months ago

You were always a pleasure to coach in FTLL. Our family wishes you all the best in everything you do. I'm sure you will make us all proud as a representative of Franklin Twp.

$100
Anonymous
44 months ago
WW
$50
Wayne Winckler,Sr.
44 months ago
AS
$15
Alpa Sadarangani
44 months ago

Best of Luck!!! You are a wonderful inspiration!!

Zawata Medina
45 months ago

So very proud of you!!! Going for GOLD!!! Love You!!!

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Monica Edwards
45 months ago

Go Joshua!!!! We Love you!

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Reginald McGriff
46 months ago

Thank You all for your Giving.

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Chris Robinson
46 months ago

Please help my grandson Joshua McGriff reach his dream of Going 4 Gold you support is greatly appreciated. - Red

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Saundra Skinner
46 months ago

Hey Josh, maribel gave 30.00 and Annie gave 20.00

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Saundra Skinner
46 months ago

Just started today, I got you 100 dollars. And more to come

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Kristin Wellins
46 months ago

Yay! Sooo happy for you and proud of you! :)

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Frances Medina-Candelaria
46 months ago

We're rooting for you all the way!

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Justin McGriff
46 months ago

Help My Brother Reach Bulgaria!!!

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Reginald McGriff
46 months ago

Help Big Joshua Go For Gold

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