All of the money raised from the BFit First Responder Challenge powered by National Grid benefits the families of fallen heroes....On the bench to present the check during the Bruins game on February 26th 2019 was:
President of the Boston Bruins Foundation, Bob Sweeney
Director of Health, Fitness and Wellness for the Boston Bruins Foundation, John Whitesides
President of the Hundred Club of Massachusetts, John Lynch
President of the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts, Rich MacKinnon
Vice President of Customer Innovation and Development at National Grid, Carlos Nouel
Commissioner of the Boston Police Department, William Gross
Senior Manager, Global Philanthropy at Under Armour, Flynn Burch
Founder, Flags of Valor, Brian Steorts
This year Under Armour, through its Under Armour Freedom partner, Flags of Valor, provided a combat veteran crafted, Made in America - Under Armour Freedom Wooden Flag - to each top fundraising group.
The highest fundraising Police team was the Boston Police Runners Club who raised over $50,000. The highest fundraising Fire/EMS Team was the Worcester Fire Local 1009 Team 1 who raised over $38,000 And the highest fundraising individual was Cecil Jones who raised $50,000! We also had 3 individuals we would like to call out who each raised over $10,000: Andrew Staruk of Worcester Fire, John Fanning of the Massachusetts State Police, and Yuriy Bukenhik of the Massachusetts State Police. Thank you everyone, especially our First Responders and civilians who participated in the third annual BFit First Responder Challenge powered by National Grid & helped raise $500,000 for The Hundred Club of Massachusetts and the families of fallen first responders!