BENEFITING: GLEASONS GIVE A KID A DREAM
ORGANIZER: GLEASONS GIVE A KID A DREAM
EVENT: BOX GIVING SLUG FEAST
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Andrea Tosto grew up in Northern New Jersey. Andrea’s interest in boxing developed for a diversity of reasons; maintenance of good health, emotional wellbeing, along with her desire to meet challenges , all led her to the sport of boxing, while she successfully channeled anything negative into the positive with each punch. As an avid athlete, playing all different sports along with practicing martial arts, Andrea knew sports was always her best outlet, as physical activity results in mental and physical wellness. Zshe continuously challenges herself, while she is inspired by the fighters and sparring partners he meets, often resulting in friendships. Andrea is focused, systematic, tenacious, goal-oriented, compassionate; as she enjoys a good, positive, challenge, clearly evident as Andrea has been told: In the ring specifically, that she has the: “heart of fighter”. Her heroes include members of her chosen family, along with her family of origin, as well as her clients she serves while at work. Although Andrea has not experienced much personal adversity, she has been a close witness to those who have struggled as she strives to serve others as she advocates, supports, and champions the rights of others, making a positive impact in the lives of many. Her greatest achievement includes are Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW). Andrea looks forward to raising funds for charity, an important component in her life as she gives back to others. Andrea currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.