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11/14/2013

We are calling all of you to help make a difference and help us carry out our goals in our mission statement.  It is the holiday season, a general time of the year where our hearts are warmed at the prospect of helping others.  We are going to kick off the season by presenting five opportunities (once a week until December 25th) to work together as a gym and do something with meaning, impacting others with the spirit we know and celebrate within the walls of CrossFit Mission Gorge.  Some of these opportunities ask for a donation of specific items, while others ask for a donation of your time.  We tried to come up with something that everyone could contribute to, big and small, and we would love it if you made the commitment to be a part of something bigger.  This is our big “kickoff,” but we intend on continuing to find ways to serve the community as a gym at various opportunities throughout year.

Please stay tuned in the coming weeks for more details on these opportunities.  We know this is something big, and we can’t to have you join us!

November 17-23rd

Food Drive at CFMG

for Feeding America San Diego

We will have a food donation bin set out for the week at CFMG, collecting some of the "most needed" items, including: peanut butter, whole grain pasta, low sodium pasta sauce, whole grain oats and cereal, brown rice, canned tuna/chicken, canned fruits in natural juices, canned vegetables in water, canned low-sodium soup, beans and lentils.

November 24th-30th

Blood Drive at The San Diego Blood Bank

Details TBA

December 1st-7th

Tuesday, Dec. 3rd @ 5pm

Support Empower Charter School

at the San Diego Unified District Office

4100 Normal Street

San Diego, CA 92103

Please join us at the San Diego Board of Education as we find out how the Board will vote on Empower Charter School's charter, the FIRST CrossFit school! Wear green to show your support.  We are hoping to get a HUGE turnout…it is important!

December 8th -14th

December 10th @ 5:30pm

Street Angels

at CrossFit Mission Gorge/8th and E. Street (Old Post Office)

Organize at CFMG and put together a sack lunch to pass out to homeless youth in Downtown San Diego.  Street Angels will also provide hygiene supplies, and resources on shelters, youth services, medical care, and job opportunities to pass out.  We will provide food items for sack lunch and/or $20 donation for the purchase of a sleeping bag for the homeless.  We will meet at CFMG at 5:30pm to assemble the bags, and group can carpool/leave CFMG at 6:30 to pass out items downtown for an hour.

December 15th-21st

Toys for Tots drive at CFMG

We will set out a donation bin to collect new, unwrapped toys to distribute to needy children in the community.  Toys for Tots has a mission to deliver, through a shiny new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to needy youngsters that will motivate them to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens and community leaders.

Buy in: 1000m row

30 Burpees

40 Barbell ground to overhead (95#/65#)

50 Abmat sit-ups

40 Static barbell lunges (bar in front rack) (95#/65#)

30 KB swings (70#/53#)

Cash out: 800m run

-For time-

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