Thanks for support of Share the Pain

May 19, 2017

CrossFit Lewes and the People's Place SAFE Program would like to thank all who participated and donated to the annual Share the Pain competition held April 29 in Lewes. We want to also thank CrossFit Dover and Crossfit 1806 members who partnered with us this year to raise funding for domestic violence survivors and their children at SAFE.

The successful fundraising event kicked off April 2 at a Share the Pain pre-event party held at The Crooked Hammock in Lewes. CrossFit members enjoyed music performed by 3CNorth, food and beverages prepared by the Crooked Hammock and bid on an array of silent auction items donated by local businesses and individuals. Share the Pain competitors spent the remainder of the month raising thousands of dollars on their individual fundraising pages by sharing information about the event and the domestic violence cause it was supporting.

CrossFit Lewes, Crossfit Dover and CrossFit 1806 are pleased to announce that, because of the support and hard work of their CrossFit communnity members, they were able to present a check to Marcey Rezac, program director of the People's Place SAFE Program, for a grand total of $35,000. Ms. Rezac stated, "These funds are going to help the shelters weather some challenging financial times in the near future and put my mind at ease."

We would like to extend a special thank you to our title sponsor, Atlantic Theaters, which has generously supported Share the Pain for the past two years. Other sponsors we would like to thank this year are: ig Burton, GGE of Delaware, The Oldfather Group, The Crooked Hammock Brewety, Orthopaedic Associates of Southern Delaware, Dewey Beer Company, DelOne, McClung-Logrun Equipment Company, Karl Wilkerson Communications, Bella Terra Landscapes, Hurlock Real Estate, Satterfield & Ryan, Community Bank, Mercer and Sydell Dental, ElDorado, Kent Oil Company, Tidewater Landing, Cape Gazette, Logo Motive Custom Apparel, Dover Federal Credit Union, Focus Multisports Club, Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence, Carl Freeman Companies, and CRX Consulting.

Many thanks again to the CrossFit memberswho competed at the Share the Pain 4 event April 29, and for all the sponsors, volunteers and supporters that made this another memorable day of giving. We are very appreciative for the time that was spent not only raising money, but also spreading awareness of the People's Place SAFE Program. This generosity will help domestic violence survivors continue to receive the help they need to live a life free from abuse.

Kim Rigby
Donor Relations, People's Place
Kris Carper
owner, CrossFit Lewes

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