Josh's Upgraded Racing Wheelchair

$3,604 of $3,500 goal

Raised by 48 people in 32 months
Already a father, my dear freind Josh was just 18 years old when he was involved in a life altering car accident. He is now a parapalegic. However, Josh isn't your typical person who might just get down and depressed and lose motivation in life. He immdediately fought the label that he'd never walk again, and continues his journey each day to prove the doubters wrong. Josh has continually amazed us all as he constantly remains optimistic and eager for his next challenge. He's always reminding us how important the little things in life are, and not to take even the most minute detail for granted.

For the past few years Josh has been riding in marathons and any race he can, inspring us all along the way. He's been adamant about making the races rain or shine, and he always manages to finish regardless of his hands blistering and bleeding from using an old standard wheelchair that pulls to the right. This fund has been created to help Josh continue his journey of training and competing in races. Josh is in need of new Gloves, and a new Invacare Top End Elminator OSR Racing Wheelchair. Any excess funds leftover from the purchase of the Eliminator Wheelchair and Gloves will be used towards sponsoring Josh to compete in races. This is a good man, and a good father. Reach deep, and let's help provide this man with the tools he needs to continue his journey! Your donation is very much appreciated and we'd love to see you at the marathons cheering him on as well!
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Everything is falling into place for Josh to live out his dreams racing and helping others like him! This has all been made possible by YOUR support! Thank You! Now we are happy to announce that a Facebook Page has been started for supporters to follow his journey in his new racing wheelchair. Please go right now and like the FB page "Heine Wheelchair Racing". We have a website domain purchased and a website under development to help show all that this fabulous young man has to offer (which is much much more than racing) and we will update everyone when that is complete. The website will also have details on how you can continue to support his cause! Please like, share and follow Josh at Heine Wheel Chair Racing on Facebook! Thanks again for all of your support!
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Wow!!!!!!! The Dream Just Became Reality!!!! There isn't enough gratitude.....there aren't enough words to describe what this means and how much of an impact this will have. This will not only impact Josh's life in a huge way,but it will also inspire countless others along his next chapter of life! Thank you all from the bottom of my heart-you are the ones that made this happen. Josh will be starting up a new FB page for his donators and future race sponsors to follow him along the way! We will share once this is established! You are great! You made a difference! Together we stand, divided we fall! Together the goal of funding this awesome racing wheelchair has been reached! Can't wait to see him in action on his new ride. We will update again soon! Thank you for the true kindness you've shown!!!! He's completely jacked!!!!
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WOOHOOO! We have reached the halfway mark of Josh's campaign. We have now received $1,753 in donations and have had over 400+ Shares of the campaign. So let's all pat ourselves on the back and catch our breath. We only have another $1,700 to go!!!Halftime is over, and it's time to dig in and reach another 400+ shares. Together we will bring this dream/goal of owning a racing wheelchair and competing in wheelchair races home to Josh. Thanks for all of your continued support. Every like, share, discussion, and donation helps us reach the goal!!!
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After a great start, we hit a little lull in our campaign with everyone's focus on the holiday. It's understandable in the busy lives we live. Now Let's keep our focus there on the spririt of the American people in the USA and abroad, and on the great community (Paducah) and state (KY) that Josh lives in. Several years back I lived elsewhere and had chances to move from Colorado to Pensicola...but the people of Western Ky brought us back as this community exemplifies unity and friendliness. We've shown it in the ice storms and telethons and countless ways that we support each other for a greater community. As we move forward on a day of giving (Sunday) after the 4th of July, let's remember to embrace our fellow people and friends in the community and support them in not only reaching for new goals, but achieving them. That is the American Way! Thanks for all your help, now let's bring it home!
Brotherly Love! Chris and Josh
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$3,604 of $3,500 goal

Raised by 48 people in 32 months
Created June 24, 2015
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30 months ago
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Matt Myre
30 months ago
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Go get em Josh!

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Vincent GoFundMe
31 months ago
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Hey Jon! I was really moved by your campaign, and please give my best to Josh. He's an inspiration, and there's nothing I want more than to help him get a better way to enjoy his passion. I truly do hope this helps you guys get even closer to fulfilling this awesome gift! Please make sure to post pictures of Josh at his races, as I would love to see him in action! Here's to Josh blazing down the track! - Vinny from the GoFundMe Customer Happiness Team.

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Jessica Ashley
31 months ago
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23.. #2 ;)

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