Contact Us

Dad of ‘Success Kid’ Is in Dire Need of a Kidney Transplant — Here’s How You Can Help

Success Kid
Laney Griner

One of the internet’s biggest stars needs your help.

You know Sammy Griner as the star of the ‘Success Kid’ meme.

His dad, 39-year-old Justin Griner, now needs a new kidney and his son’s fame is helping word spread.

The family has started a GoFundMe page to help raise funds needed for a transplant.

Justin learned his kidneys were not healthy before Sammy was even born and he now goes for dialysis four hours for three days a week. However, his wife, Laney, says the more time he undergoes dialysis the greater the risk to his health.

Six years on dialysis is getting to be a long time. It’s wearing on him…I just want to get him healthy.”

The family has quickly passed the $20,000 mark without mentioning the Success Kid meme, although Laney admits it has helped.

The photo of Sammy, by the way, was taken when he was 11 months old. He’s now eight.

The GoFundMe page was created to Justin find a donor and help for care beyond any procedure, with drugs for the first year expected to reach a cost of $12,000.

Best of KZMY

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://my1035.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for MY At Work Prize Network quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive MY At Work Prize Network contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.