Earlier we spoke with family friend Elaine Neely who shared information on the "148 Strong" Fundraiser for Officer Matt Cooper.
Saturday October 27th at 9:00 AM we will be doing a fundraiser WOD for Officer Matt Cooper at CrossFit Higher Ground in Newnan, GA.
Matt Cooper was shot in the line of duty, Monday, September 3, 2018. Matt is an Atlanta area native who’s married to his wife, Kristen and together they have two children. He is a U.S. Army Veteran having served in Iraq and Afghanistan and a 6-year Veteran of the Covington Police Department.
While on duty, Matt was responding to a shoplifting call at the local Covington Walmart. Pursing one of the perpetrators on foot Matt took a shot to his head. He was taken by life flight to Atlanta Medical Center where the doctors found a bullet fragment that was lodged on his carotid artery. This caused him to have multiple strokes which caused swelling in his brain. A few days later he received a craniotomy to reduce the swelling in his brain and has since been transferred to the Shepherd Center Brain Rehabilitation Program in Atlanta where he will begin therapy under the guidance of a full team of medical and rehabilitation specialist. Matt still has a very long recovery ahead and we would like to help ease his family of any financial burden they may incur while he recovers.
There will be two divisions....Scaled and RX. You do not have to complete the WOD to donate.
You can donate through the Wodify Link, through the Paypal Pool link or cash/check donations can be dropped off or sent to CrossFit Higher Ground if you're unable to attend the event but would like to donate. (We can also pick up your donations as well)$20 minimum to complete the workout$30 minimum to complete workout plus T-shirt!
All proceeds go to the Cooper family! Please come out and show your support!!
Wodify Registration Link -http://mattcooperfundraiser2018.wodifyarena.com
PayPal Pool for Donations -paypal.me/pools/c/87Pjp1nFbN