We the members of CrossFit Advanced need your help!

Jan 28, 2013 in Blog

To All My Family & Friends!

December 14, 2012 was a memorable day for the men of Cross Fit Advanced in Easton, PA. Purely for fun, we gathered to do what we love most – CrossFit!  The smack of powdery palms filled the gym while truck tires were hoisted overhead and superman flying pushups launched again and again until just the right mid-flight image was captured. As my good friend, Gabe Fredericks, snapped picture after picture for this calendar, the horrific tragedy in Newtown was unfolding.

Suddenly, December 14th became memorable for a very different and far more important reason… one that was heavier than any weight lifted that day. In memoriam and respect for the children, teachers and surviving families of Sandy Hook Elementary School, the members of CrossFit Advanced immediately decided to help. The display of strength you see on each page symbolizes the amazing strength of the heroes and survivors of the Sandy Hook tradged. Senselessly lives were taken, dreams were shattered and for many, life will never be the same. This calendar is meant to honor the victims and remind the families that they are not alone. From a small town in Pennsylvania, this calendar is a tiny offer of help and hope.

Thank you for purchasing this calendar where 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Newtown Memorial Fund. Your generous contribution will help victims’ families pay for funeral costs, construct a memorial and establish a scholarship fund for the students of Newtown Public Schools.

These 14 month calendars cost $20 and will be available for sale by February 1st 2013 – There are a few ways to purchase:

  • Preference #1 – Come pick one up at our gym.  See website for directions – www.testyourmetal.com
  • Preference #2 – Know one of our members?  Reach out and they can hook you up!  OR feel free to reach out to me, Jon Capobianco, directly for help at capobiancojn@netscape.net
  • Last Resort – You from out of town?  Visit our ebay website at (please only use this option if you have no way of physically obtaining a calendar – there are ebay charges incurred for every order made which utimatley lessens the total amount that we can donate to the Newtown Memorial fund):  http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=321063650173

To make additional donations directly to the Newtown Memorial Fund, please visit http://newtownmemorialfund.org/

Finally, we would like to thank all who have made this project possible: