On Sunday, April 29th, MCF will be holding a Silent WOD to raise money for Autism Awareness. This will be an all levels CrossFit WOD, where anyone, with expert or little-to-no crossfit experience, can participate. The cost to WOD (Workout Of the Day) will be $20 per participant with 100% of proceeds being donated- 50% to Autism Speaks and 50% to Devereux. Please come out and help raise money for a great cause!
"Autism Speaks is dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism; to raising public awareness about autism and its effects on individuals, families, and society; and to bringing hope to all who deal with the hardships of this disorder. We are committed to raising the funds necessary to support these goals." www.autismspeaks.org
Devereux is where Vinnie Buro, a family member of the crossfit marlboro coaches, resides. "Devereux supports children and adults with autism in the development of communication, social and independence skills needed to realize fulfilling, productive and socially connected lives. Our programs and services utilize evidenced-based strategies, implemented through the science of applied behavior analysis." www.devereux.org