As many of you are aware, there was massive flooding on Monday, August 20th, 2018. Wisconsin Martial Arts and Fitness Center (WIMAFC) Madison West was hit hard by this flooding, and had over 2 feet of water standing inside of it.
This caused massive amounts of damage, and clean up effort. Unfortunately, like many small businesses in that area, they were not protected by flood insurance.
This video was taken after 5 hours of cleanup, but you can see how bad things were:
Unfortunately, much of was destroyed, include furniture, computers, exercise equipment and more. There is still a lot of work to be done, and a lot of equipment to replace.
The owner and head instructor, Charles Dean and volunteers are working hard to clean up the school and get it back to operational order as quickly as possible. But his instructors felt that a fundraiser could really help him get back on his feet.
As you may know, Mr. Dean is a prolific member of his community, using his school and martial art skills to spread self defense, leadership and developmental skills through Madison and surrounding areas. He partners with the Boys and Girls Club of Madison, as well as numerous other charity groups, and selflessly donates his time and energy.
Mr. Dean working with the Boys and Girls Club:
We hope that you will find it in your heart to selflessly give now, in his time of need, in order to get his school back to its full potential.
Thank you from all of us WIMAFC Instructors, friends and family.
DonationsSee top donations
- Merriel Kruse
- Alicja Ciesielska
- Stuart & Lori Smith
- Emma Smith
- Megan Murphy
Fundraising team: Friends of WIMAFC West (5)
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