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Aaron W Jacobsen

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BENEFITING: GLEASONS GIVE A KID A DREAM

EVENT: FIGHTERS4LIFE NOVEMBER SHOWCASE

EVENT DATE: Nov 28, 2015

THE STORY:

You will lose and lose, don't stop. One day you will win. (Gregory Siff)

Never Say Die!

Born and raised in Brooklyn Aaron grew up watching Mike Tyson fights and in awe of his talent in the ring.  

Aaron is taking this challenge for the perfect reason: 

“I feel that I’m now in the best shape of my life and ready to fulfill a personal goal to compete in a boxing match. The fact that I’ll be helping a couple of charities too makes it even better!”

No stranger to fiscal challenges Aaron ran the tough mudder half marathon obstacle course race event April 29th, 2012. 

“I basically got to a point to where my body was so exhausted that I physically could not do anymore more obstacles. That was the first time I pushed past all the negative thoughts, the exhaustion and fatigue my body could handle. I wound up slowly running the whole course and I gave it more than I ever thought I had in me. “

Why he can relate to our Give A Kid A Dream Participants?

Having lost his father when he was 18 months old, Aaron grew up in a single parent home. As he got older he had problems inside and outside (being bullied) the home which affected my grades in school. He went from being an above average student, to bottom of the barrel flunking all my classes in junior high and high school. There were times when he couldn't see a light at the end of the dark tunnel of his life and almost wanted to quit a few times back then. 

“I wish I would have had something like "Give A Kid A Dream program to get me out of the bad situation I was in as a kid and put me into something more positive”

Accomplishments in life:

“Never giving up and staying alive is first and foremost. The second is going back to school to learn audio engineering at the Institute of Audio Research (IAR). I wound up graduating top of my class learning skills that allows me to work with passion for music.”

Aaron you will do amazing in your bout you have the ideal composition of a fighter!  We are honored to have you and look forward to your bout. 

We also applaud your photographer,  Kristen Auriemma, fabolous pictures 

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$710

MONEY RAISED
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  • Aileen Brophy

    $50

  • Ken. Cavaliere-Klick

    $50

  • Gregory Siff

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $35

  • Alex Sullivan

    $35

  • David Bernkopf

    $50

  • Melissa Miccio

    $15

  • Simona, Jason and Neela

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Nicole London

    $50

  • Mike Cook

     

  • Carmen A. Rojas

    $50

  • Evelyn Carino

    $30

  • Robinette Jones

    $20

  • Lee

    $15

  • DinkDonk

    $20

  • Anna

    $20

  • The Starting Line

    $50

  • Russ

    $25

  • Kristen Auriemma

    $25

  • Helen Franklin

    $50

  • Molly Donovan

    $25

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $710 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Molly Donovan

Molly Donovan

DONATION: $25

so happy to support! :D 2 years ago

Helen Franklin

Helen Franklin

DONATION: $50

Happy to support a great cause. 2 years ago

Kristen Auriemma

Kristen Auriemma

DONATION: $25

Kick butt! 2 years ago

Russ

Russ

DONATION: $25

Good Luck!! 2 years ago

The Starting Line

The Starting Line

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Anna

Anna

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

DinkDonk

DinkDonk

DONATION: $20

Go the distance my brother.... Love you. 2 years ago

Lee

Lee

DONATION: $15

Kick ass bro! 2 years ago

Robinette Jones

Robinette Jones

DONATION: $20

Go Aaron! 2 years ago

Evelyn Carino

Evelyn Carino

DONATION: $30

Good luck tomorrow! 2 years ago