Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 21, 2013
After surpassing its original fundraising goal of raising $20,000, Kicking For The Dream has now reached its extended fundraising goal of $30,000 according to Kicking For The Dream Founder NFL Kicker Billy Cundiff.
Cundiff says he is overwhelmed by the success of Kicking For The Dream's fundraising efforts, adding that people are still raising money – and awareness- with 9 days left in its fundraising campaign.
“We are thrilled that we have reached our goal of raising $30,000,” says Cundiff who is the kicker for the Cleveland Browns. “The people participating in Kicking For The Dreams fundraising effort continue to raise awareness about ovarian cancer, as they raise money to support cutting edge research.”
Cundiff says Kicking For The Dream was created to bring kicking specialists together -from every level- to join in the fight against ovarian cancer. And it has done exactly that.
Some of the kicking specialists who have joined Kicking For The Dream’s effort represent the greatest names in NFL kicking history such as Morten Anderson, Neil Rackers and Matt Stover. Some are high school kickers such as Grant Ryerse, Joseph Giglio and Luke Taylor.
And one very special Kicking For The Dream fundraiser is ovarian cancer survivor Jill Pall, who has already raised over $8,700 during the campaign, and learned how to kick at the same time.
“Kicking specialists are some of the most caring and generous people I know,” says Cundiff. “And the support Kicking For The Dream has received from so many kicking specialists in this fundraising effort just confirms that.”
Cundiff says all money raised by Kicking For The Dream goes directly to Colleen’s Dream Foundation, a foundation he and his wife Nicole started in 2012 as a result of his mother-in-laws’ battle with ovarian cancer.
“Many women succumb to this disease within a short period of t
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