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CrossFit Event to Benefit Matt Urban Hope Center
CrossFit Event to Benefit Matt Urban Hope Center

CrossFit Nickel City (CFNC), 247 Virginia St., Buffalo, will host its second annual In-House Invitational CrossFit Competition from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 15, with all proceeds to benefit the Matt Urban Hope Center.

The Matt Urban Hope Center is a community-focused agency based on the East Side of Buffalo. Its mission is to provide programs that enhance the quality of life, preserve neighborhoods and encourage economic development. The Hope Center responds to the needs of the community by hosting family-focused events, informative workshops, free tax preparation, benefits screening, housing and job assistance. The staff assists individuals who are homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless, and also serves five dinners per week that are free to the community.

The public is invited to attend the competition on July 15 and support the competing athletes. A basket raffle featuring a wide variety of great prizes will also be held during the event. There will be snacks provided during the event as well as refreshments provided by Ashker's Juice Bar. 

The following donors have contributed to this year’s raffle: Ashker's Juice Bar, Kissed By The Sun Spice Co., Greek to Me Restaurant, Lloyd, Sweet Temptations du Jour, Buffalo Barrel & Brine, Allen St. Hardware Cafe, Rx Smart Gear, Tiger Balm, Spider Tech, Joshua Tree Skin Care, Love in Motion Yoga, Half & Half Boutique, BuffaloCryo, Blue Apron, The Natural Grips, AT&T of Buffalo, Caffeine & Kilos, Pine Apple Co., w.o.d.welder, Spider Chalk, Biofreeze, Rubberbanditz, Torn Space Theater, Face Fitness LTD and Pur Life Medical Spa.

Additional donors include Explore Buffalo, El Buen Amigo & LACA Non-Profit, Defense Soap, Envy Us Looks Barbershop, Pano’s On Elmwood, BikeorBar, Relish Cooking Classes and Catering, Salon B, Rachel Meade - LMT from Phoenix Rising, Allen Street Poutine Company, Elmwood Pet Supplies, Jon the Plumber, Bootleg Bucha, NuttZo, PULSE Skin Care Co., Barbell Babes, Inspiration Point, Tipico Coffee, LYFT-RX, TRX, Delta Sonic, Shianne Waxing & Make-Up Studio, Flower City Brewery, Rockin’ Beauty, AJAR Media and Lululemon. 

Come ready for an awesome workout where your hard work and support will help those in need in our community! For more information, please contact Stephanie Mejia at the Matt Urban Hope Center at smejia@urbanctr.org or 893-7221, ext. 308.


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