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Please Support Our FREE PTSD Wellness Program

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Want to join in making a difference? We're raising money for The Patriots Boxing Team, a FREE PTSD Wellness & Awareness Program for Veterans provided by BCBA.

BCBA is a privately funded, ALL VOLUNTEER, 501-C3 charitable organization. Since 2004 they have been serving their community by providing quality, structured, sports & fitness programs for youth and Veterans.

The Patriots Boxing Team | PTSD Wellness & Awareness Program is a powerful boxing, training and conditioning program offered FREE to Veterans suffering through the ravages of PTSD.

 “This is one of our most influential programs to date. The time we’ve spent working with veterans at BCBA has been some of the most rewarding work we’ve done. Our temporary center in Copiague, NY permits us to keep providing great programs for veterans, while allowing us to still offer the low cost youth programs the community has come to expect from BCBA” states Ray Bettinelli, Acting Director and Head Boxing Coach at BCBA.

This program provides a powerful TWO PUNCH Combination for helping Veterans.

 PUNCH ONE is designed to assist Veterans suffering with PTSD by providing a non-contact, non-competitive boxing workout. BCBA firmly believes the best path to mental wellness is through physical fitness. All Veterans suffering with PTSD receive FREE supervised Get Fit Not Hit® Training .

 PUNCH TWO is their awareness campaign. Everyday, 22 Veterans commit suicide; many of whom are suffering through the pain of PTSD. BCBA asks Veterans not battling this condition, to volunteer their time to help BCBA train their fellow Soldiers.

From this group of volunteers, BCBA has formed an amateur boxing team (The Patriots Boxing Team).  The objective of The Patriots Boxing Team is to raise awareness and keep the focus on the ravages PTSD is having on our Veteran community. This effort is bolstered by competitive appearances in amateur boxing matches and tournaments.

This two punch approach is designed to bring Veterans back together in brotherhood, solidarity and a renewed mission they can all get behind.
“I can’t stress enough how important a program like this is to our Veteran community. As soldiers we are dedicated, passionate and patriotic but many of us feel lost, after our military service is over. Since I started training at BCBA, I feel focused again. And when Coach Ray asked me to be Team Captain I feel proud again, I now have a new mission worth fighting for”, states Sgt. Vincent Muscato, Army Air Assault Retired.

All the coaches at BCBA volunteer their time to train, condition and transport this special team of warriors. Now we need your support. We need help covering all the costs associated with licencing, travel, uniforms, tee shirts, gear etc. We give our time, will you help by giving a tax deductible donation?

Join the fight, help BCBA KO PTSD! Any donation amount will help us make an impact.

Thank you in advance for your contribution to this cause that means so much to us.

Still need convincing? Please watch the power boxing training can make in ones life.


Jack Dempsey
Lindenhurst, NY
Community Boxing Center INC.

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