NOMINATE A HERO
Each week The Weekly Fight recognizes a Veteran's service and his/hers impact in their community. Help us recognize a Veteran that you may know or that has influenced the lives of others.
We've been working closely with a certain someone who lives up North, wears red and has white hair...no, we're not talking about Marty, but close!
This year we are proud to announce Operation Elf for the Fonseca Families! Luis Fonseca was a Marine, a father, and a friend to all. Luis passed away unexpectedly earlier this year, leaving behind 3 beautiful children and two amazing moms that are raising them. This is their first Holiday without Luis, and we want to bring some magic to their lives.
We are recruiting elfs to visit our Amazon Wish List and pick a present. All items will be shipped to elf headquarters for wrapping and delivery. We are asking for all gifts to be purchased by December 18th for delivery around Christmas. If you'd like to leave a note for them in a gift message, we will include it!
Visit the link in our linktree to view the Wish List, and remember to set up Amazon Smile to support The Weekly Fight!
To forge a bond between Veterans and the community
to maximize their civilian potential.
The Weekly Fight was created to help promote healthy lifestyle through Camaraderie, Mission and Purpose. We are determined to reduce Veteran suicide by teaching Veterans how to transition and turn Post Traumatic Stress into Post Traumatic Growth.
With our partners The Weekly Fight provides free workouts to Veterans, First Responders and their Family Members. We stress the family unit and partner relationships because Post Traumatic Stress not only effects the Veteran but the family as well. At these weekly workouts we dedicate the WOD to a Veteran. Sometimes it is a local Veteran that can come in and share his experience, other times it is a Veteran that has gained national or local attention. We do this to help break the stigma and show the contributions Veterans are making to their communities.
We welcome civilians to our workouts which helps bridge the Veteran and civilian divide. This gives Veterans an opportunity to be in an environment that is supportive and has likeminded individuals. The military mindset of everyone suffers together is a perfect fit with the CrossFit community. Our workouts are always partner or team based to help build that camaraderie. Result shared pain brings people together.
Our business model focuses on three pillars
Education – At our workouts the Veteran and Chapter President will shall experiences, discuss trauma and how they turned their lives around. We have also held several “Trauma Panels” at West Chester University where we discuss what Trauma is, with both Veterans and civilians.
Crisis Management Fund – Used to assist Veterans in need of financial support.
Scholarship Fund – Used to help the surviving children of Post Traumatic Stress fund their higher education.
We are currently located at Fire for Effect Athletics in Manayunk, CrossFit Inspire in Frazier, PA, CrossFit Petram in Middletown, Delaware, CrossFit Batcave in York, PA, CrossFit Thunder Hill in Oxford, PA and Pottstown Athletic Club Pottstown, PA.