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A complex kiwi takes on NYC Empire state

Closed Cause page created in the Bigger Gifts category by Jordon Milroy for "wheelchairs for the Pacific"

$6,320 donated
Given by 123 generous donors in around 6 months

10 tower climbed, 16 wheelchairs donated, 21,000 inspired. let's take it to the next level. EMPIRE STATE 2017!!!.

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  Auckland Special Travel Technology Awareness

You want to make a difference. I know this because I believe every person wants to make a difference – I know I do! I’m sure you come across people every day who walk around with ease, enjoying life without a physical hindrance. However, there are people all over New Zealand and throughout the Pacific Islands, including myself, who struggle with this most simple of tasks – walking. I was born with Cerebral Palsy, a condition that affects my gross and fine motor skills such as walking and causes spasticity and imbalance, but I never let that stop me.

My journey, Jordon’s Climb for Awareness, started with a dream at 3am, and soon became a life goal – to help young people living with disabilities in the Pacific Islands and raise disability awareness, all by climbing the world’s tallest towers.

Reaching for great heights

You could say I’ve got a habit of conquering goals, having done so since I was young. However, I set myself my biggest challenge so far when I decided to climb the 1029 steps of Auckland’s SkyTower. That set off a chain of achievements, including:

• Conquering Melbourne’s Eureka Tower’s 1800 steps in 2012

• Climbing the Auckland Harbour Bridge for World Cerebral Palsy Day 2013

• Donating 16 rugged wheelchairs to young people in Samoa

• 8 more towers have been conquered- over 42,000 steps in total.

• Gaining over 21,000 supporters worldwide on my Jordon’s Climb for Awareness Facebook page

2017 is set to be a hugely exciting year, with the Empire State building run up already planned taller than before. This once in a life time opportunity will see me climb the most famous building in the world. King Kong type climb. Breaking records and stereotypes with every steps.

I have been working and saving the little income I can, however this trip will cost about $12,234 (yes, I did the numbers), this includes airfares, a support teams, $3,000 donation for CAF and to buy more wheelchairs of course.

I’m seeking any amount, small or big… this climb is my dream come true.

I am truly grateful for your support.


Jordon Milroy

The tower guy

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Ruth Ching
Ruth Ching on 14 Feb 2017
Laura Stitt
Laura Stitt on 08 Feb 2017
Thank You Jordon for being a wonderful giver of hope in a creative and practical way. You life is an epic example of kindness in action! Bless you tons on your journey!
Kim Powers
Kim Powers on 07 Feb 2017
Enjoy, Jordon!
Dee on 07 Feb 2017
Congratulations and God bless :)
Rhonda&oscar on 04 Feb 2017
So privilaged to know you JordOn. Have watched you over the years to develop imto a very special person

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