Get TRex to the Amputee Conference!

$1,690 of $1,450 goal

Raised by 29 people in 54 months

Hello everyone, and thank you for checking out my GoFundMe! I’m Justine Clifton and I’ve been an amputee for about 16 years now. At the age of 9, I had to have my left foot amputated, due to birth defects. I was also born with short arms with only two fingers on each hand, hence the nickname T-Rex! J Despite my differences, I’ve always had a good attitude about life, but I still sort of felt alone because I was the only t-rex amputee at my school and didn’t really know any other amputees until I was 20!

Now that I am older and have fully accepted my differences and have learned to love myself BECAUSE I am different, I cannot wait to meet more people with the same outlook on life! I am 25 years old now, and try to get involved with every organization and event for amputees as I can to help raise awareness, and learn more about myself and others! I am also going to school to be a Prosthetist! I am so excited about this career path and cannot wait to give back to the community! There is no greater feeling than being with a whole group of people that have overcome their own obstacles, which makes them love and appreciate life much more because of the challenges they’ve faced. The atmosphere is infectious! That is also what the Amputee Coalition of America is all about! Bringing people together from around the U.S. to hear other’s stories, learn about new prosthetic technology, participate in adaptive sports and mobility clinics, and more! I have the opportunity to be a part of this for the first time in my life this summer if I can raise enough money to attend the 2015 Amputee Conference in Tucson, AZ. Unfortunately, I am a full time college student, living paycheck to paycheck, and do not have the extra funds for this experience.

My goal is to raise $1,450 for the conference:

Conference ticket: $280

Hotel fees: $114 for 5 nights: $570

Round Trip airfare: $600

**If I am unable to raise enough in time for the conference, donations will go toward starting the JusTrex brand for my YouTube channel. ** 

I am so thankful for any donations, if you would like to contribute.

God bless!

Justine Clifton
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$1,690 of $1,450 goal

Raised by 29 people in 54 months
Created February 8, 2015
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Reema Chadha
51 months ago

You are so beautiful and awesome !! Go girl - your video touched me so much - hope you can accomplish everything you ever wanted to do in this lifetime..

Mary Nolan
51 months ago

You my dear, are an inspiration! I want you to do all the things you want to do in life. You inspired me to kick my own butt with your video on Jen Pastiloff's page. Much love!

Kristen Delphos
51 months ago

Have fun you beautiful soul! A round of drinks for you and a couple new friends you are sure to meet at the conference. Enjoy!!

Marilou Kohut
51 months ago

Because you need spending money too !!

Caz Galloway
51 months ago

Enjoy your conference! :)

Melinda Jones
51 months ago

Hi, Justine! : ) I learned about your awesome self from Miss Jen Pastiloff, your spiritual sister in the realm of being an inspiring, celebrating, total go-getter! You each are such reminders to me to enjoy this life, and cherish what's different about me. I needed that today, especially. So, bless you for sharing your story and dreams. Thanks and enjoy the conference, love! High fives aplenty, -Melinda

Denise Barry
51 months ago

Good luck!

Deanna Halverson
51 months ago

Good luck!!! You're an amazing example of true beauty.

Travis Goff
51 months ago
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51 months ago


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