Kevin Kenny Fund

$58,000 of $125k goal

Raised by 488 people in 33 months
Renee Heininger   PITTSBURGH, PA
004Kevin Kenny, 20 years old, sustained a severe spinal cord injury during a hockey game on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

Kevin is a forward for the Junior Hockey Team the Pittsburgh Vengeance formerly the Junior Penguins.

Kenny a veteran of the squad, since 2011, has remained a leader both on and off the ice especially for his teammates this season.

After two surgeries, Kevin remains in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh where he'll continue to be cared for and monitored until enough time passes to allow for a more thorough diagnosis.

Our goal is to raise funds for Kevin's ongoing medical expenses.

Please join our team of 7 Kenny Strong!


https://www.facebook.com/7KennyStrong


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Update 40
21 months ago
From the heart of Kevin's Mother, Carolyn Kenny

Kevin Kenny – Handicapable one year later….

It's been a little more than a year since Kevin endured a severe spinal cord injury during a Pittsburgh Vengeance hockey game on November 16, 2013. Last year, I was at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, learning that my passionate, full of life, overactive, hilarious and loving son was paralyzed. Injured in a game he loved so very much and treasured more anything.

SOOOOO MANY individuals, teams, businesses and friends to thank. I hope I have not missed anything or anyone, if I have I’m truly sorry. We are extremely humbled by all of the generosity and kindness. Debts we can never repay.

Throughout the year Kevin has participated in outpatient therapy at UPMC Southside and was one of the favorite patients. Ask them about the “Happy” song. HA!

Kevin continues to be in excellent spirits and is hopeful that his recovery will continue.

Yes my son became a Quadrapalegic due to this accident. But he became much more to me, my hero. He'll always be my son, my friend, my baby, my daughter's nemesis, my reckin ball and my great Gazoo

My son has helped me to realize that every day is a gift. A true joy. And he has given me one special gift every day since, a smile! His great big beautiful heart melting genuine loving SMILE!
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Update 39
22 months ago
Kevin Kenny, 20 years old, sustained a severe spinal cord injury during a hockey game on Saturday, November 16, 2013 against the Cleveland Lumberjacks.

Kevin is a forward for the Junior Hockey Team the Pittsburgh Vengeance formerly the Junior Penguins. Kenny a veteran of the squad, since 2011, has remained a leader both on and off the ice especially for his teammates and continues to be an inspiration to all.

Throughout the past year, the Kevin Kenny Fund, due to its generous donors, has been able to purchase Kevin's Family a van and assist with the remodeling of their home.

We want to honor Kevin's strength and courage by retiring his Vengeance home game Jersey before the Vengeance game this Saturday, November 15th. The game starts at 6:30 but the retirement ceremony will begin prior to the game.
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Update 38
22 months ago
This upcoming weekend will mark the 1 year mark of Kevin Kenny's injury.

We want to honor Kevin's strength and courage by retiring his Vengeance home game Jersey before the Vengeance game this Saturday, November 15th. The game starts at 6:30 but the retirement ceremony will begin prior to the game.

We are looking forward to seeing you all there to honor Kevin!

Together we remain #7KennyStrong!
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Update 37
25 months ago
WE WANT YOU! - To golf with us at our 1st Annual Kevin Kenny outing! Date: Monday, August 4, 2014; Where: South Hills CC - Cost $150 per player - Includes: Greens fees, cart, gratuities, gifts, lunch and dinner! We want to fill up the course and our hope is that you will join us for the fun! DEADLINE TO REGISTER - Friday, August 1st.
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$58,000 of $125k goal

Raised by 488 people in 33 months
Created November 19, 2013
$250
Anonymous
12 months ago
DL
$100
Danny Ligato
17 months ago
DD
$100
Dawn Davoli
20 months ago
AH
$250
Amy Harkins
20 months ago

On behalf of Owen Harkins - QV Hockey: Proceeds raised from the "Chuck-a-Puck" contest held at the QV Hockey Alumni Game on Dec. 21, 2014. Thank you to all who participated. Special thanks to the owners of Lucky Puck #128, the Tarris Family, who donated their winnings back to the Fund!

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$200
Alex and Neill Simakas
20 months ago

Donation in honor of Gary and Suzan Schumacher

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$10
Anonymous
20 months ago
SG
$75
Shawn Gallagher
21 months ago
$50
Anonymous
21 months ago
JB
$50
Jennifer Bocchicchio
21 months ago

We are keeping Kevin in our prayers. God Bless, Jennifer and Brian Bocchicchio

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$50
Ruth Gensler
21 months ago

The very best to you and your family!

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