EVENT DATE: Sep 11, 2016
DEADLINE TO GIVE: Oct 31, 2017
Challenged Athletes Foundation's® (CAF) Operation Rebound® program is the premier sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with physical challenges. It provides unparalleled opportunities to pursue active, athletic lifestyles by offering access to funding for equipment and training and competition expenses, Military Medical Center Physical Training (MMCPT) and sports clinics.
Operation Rebound supports those who have served honorably through:
- Activity: Operation Rebound funds equipment, training and travel expenses that can help our injured troops and first responders to harness the healing power of sport – whether the goal is to win Paralympic gold or just run around the block.
- Military Medical Center Physical Training (MMCPT) which provides structured physical training program for active-duty service members recovering from permanent physical injuries at military medical centers. CAF works with resident prosthetists, recreational therapists, and medical hold unit commanders to provide opportunities for physical training that is in compliance with discrete rehabilitation programs and applicable military regulations.
- Sports Clinics are held throughout the year at military medical centers and other locations in the community. Expert coaches and CAF elite athletes provide instruction and mentorship to introduce beginner athletes to a range of sports including bicycling, handcycling, running, swimming, basketball and other sports.
Raise $600 for the Challenged Athletes Foundation and you will get a free ride and Jersey. Sign up for the fundraising catagory. If you are already signed up, thats great, Just register as a fundraiser on this Crowdrise page for the Giro and start reaching your goal. Pleae email Carrie@gftours.com for any questions. YOU must rasie $ for only CAF to qualify for this free ride and jersey entry.