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High School Kicker Joe Giglio Raises $1,777 for Kicking For The Dream to Help Fight Ovarian Cancer
Date:12/3/2013

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 03, 2013

Surpassing his desired goal of raising $500 this football season, and with 27 days left in the fundraising campaign, Joe Giglio, a kicker for St. John’s College High School has raised $1,777 to help Kicking For The Dream fight ovarian cancer, according to Kicking For The Dream founder NFL kicker Billy Cundiff.

Giglio, who is 17, joined the fight against ovarian cancer after meeting Cleveland Brown’s kicker Billy Cundiff.

“I have always been a true fan of Billy Cundiff,” says Gigilio. “When I finally got the chance to meet him in Florida at a camp that he was helping coach, I heard him give a speech about his mother-in-law and how she was impacted by ovarian cancer.”

Giglio says watching Cundiff talk about his mother-in-law’s battle with cancer was truly inspiring.

“After seeing how passionate Billy was about both kicking and helping women with ovarian cancer, I decided that this horrible illness needed as much attention and help as possible,” says Giglio. “Since I'll be kicking field goals anyway this upcoming season, it was an easy decision for me to join this cause.“

Cundiff, who started Kicking For The Dream last May, says that even though the project has the support of many current and past NFL kickers such as Morten Anderson and Nick Novak, it was only in September that he started to “reach out” to high school kickers.

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Cundiff says he is very impressed with what Gigilo, the first high school kicker to sign on to Kicking For The Dream, has done so far.

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