Four thousand young men assembled into groups of twenty, intently listening to and learning from the struggles and successes of older men and women , inspiring them on their journey into adulthood.
WBC Cares brought former USNBC Champion, Major Boyd Melson, boxers Danny and Matthew Gonzalez, Comentator, JC Papaleo, Firefighters and Captains of the FDNY Boxing team, Mike Reno and GG Winner Jose De La Rosa and Beat King, Amadeus. plus top Executives from companies like L’Oreal and CBS.
As part of the Congressional Mental Health Task Force, WBC President, Mauricio Sulaiman expressed his appreciation for the wonderful work being done with youth.
Eagle Academy has six schools in NYC and is the only base for Boxing Teams.
It’s always gratifying to see how much goodness is possible. By the end of the day strangers became friends and boxers became mentors.