Meet John. An inspiration and a fighter. I encourage you to take a moment and watch his story in the video clip below. It’ll warm your heart and your day as you see how this talented designer and founder of The Corner Kingdom Project makes John’s dreams come true.
Along with so many others who gave of their time, skill and/or materials, John’s dream of becoming a firefighter has come true – if only in his bedroom and his imagination.
The Corner Kingdom Project: King John John from Rob Apse on Vimeo.
For more information on The Corner Kingdom Project and John’s build visit www.cornerkingdomproject.org
“John John” is an energetic 5-year-old who wants to be a firefighter when he grows up. John was diagnosed with Stage 4 anaplastic ganglioglioma in 2013. This is an aggressive, malignant tumor in his brain. Last year, the doctors told his parents he had three to nine months to live. But John John is a fighter. He fights fires AND cancer!
On the weekend of March 28th, 2015, Corner Kingdom united with Evesham Fire Rescue and BELFOR Restoration to build John’s Dream Firefighter room. We raised almost $11,000 and over 50 volunteers showed up to make this project a huge success!
Special thanks to all the sponsors who made it possible.
Provided materials and construction of John’s bunk bed and extraordinary support services during the build
Donated John’s flooring
Donated and delivered drywall
Billows Electric Supply
Donated finish electrical materials
Drury Floor Covering
Donated Hope’s carpet and installation
Wells Brothers Plumbing & Heating
Donated plumbing services
Alfred Wisniewski Paper Hanging & Painting
Hung John’s brick wallpaper
Philadelphia Local 1955
Provided drywall finishing
Donated accommodations for the family during the build weekend
Voorhees Container Service
Donated volunteer t-shirts and printing
Donated John’s desk chair
Donated carpentry plans for John’s firetruck bed
Donated vinyl decor for John’s door and Hope’s wall
Country Boy Creations
Provided sewing for quilt, comforter, and leather tooling work for custom fire patch
KOTS FOR KIDS
Donated Hope’s bed and all bedding needs (mattresses, sheets, pillows)
Donated all paint for the project (11 gallons!)
Catch the Action Photography
Donated time and materials for all electrical work
Arctic Heating & Cooling
Donated HVAC installation
Canulli Roofing and Siding
Donated time and materials to replace siding
Rockland Custom Cabinets
Built and donated John’s therapeutic desk
Northeast Building Products
Donated millwork for John’s room
ABC Building Supply
Sahara Sam’s Waterpark
Donated family passes for the build weekend
Donated diamond plate for John’s bunk
Donated vinyl printing for John’s freezer project
Discounted John’s locker
Donated paper butterflies in Hope’s room
Donated vinyl for John’s freezer
Provided breakfast and lunch for volunteers
Music from musicbed.com
The Right Kind of Dark by Lowercase Noises
Rise by Tony Anderson
Thank you, Corner Kingdom Project, for your work and creative energy. You are truly talented and God is using you to reach and touch others around you. May God continue to bless you and your family as you share this beautiful talent. Blessings!