As things continue to progress and evolve for internationally known nonprofit Find A Dream, renowned boxing trainer and Board Member Buddy McGirt recently gave his thoughts on the importance of what the organization provides.
“What Find A Dream is about, helping kids by offering them boxing and other avenue, it is great,” said McGirt. “Anything that is going to help them in the long run is huge, and what Find A Dream is doing for them gives them a great opportunity.”
In addition to being known as one of the top trainers in the game—having worked with the late Arturo Gatti, Tomasz Adamek, Antonio Tarver, Matthew Macklin, Paulie Malignaggi and more, inside the squared circle McGirt was a multi-divisional champion.
“I am happy to be part of Find A Dream and help them spread awareness and bring their mission into fruition,” said McGirt. “Boxing can help a lot of people, both boys and girls. It instills inside of them confidence and self-esteem that they can carry over into all aspects of their lives. Even if they don’t pursue becoming a fighter, it can help them with anything in life because of all of the hard work and dedication that they put into it; it gives them a strong sense of self-motivation.”
In 2012 McGirt joined an All-Star team including Olympic Gold Medalist and former heavyweight world champion Ray Mercer, three-time world champion Bobby Czyz, and 4-time world champion Michael Moorer.
In recent weeks Find A Dream has announced they will be moving their headquarters to the Los Angeles area; currently they have an operation open in Myrtle Beach at One Punch Fitness, and are excited about expanding on the west coast to offer their services to a broader range of people.
Founded in 2010, the organization has prominently expanded on an international level as they have opened up two facilities in the United States, and have participated in various speaking engagements through Europe to spread awareness of the importance of providing children with a healthy outlet to allow them to work towards their goals in life and have a structure to follow.
Going forward in 2013 Find A Dream is in the process of organizing more than half a dozen golf outings, celebrity dinners, meet and greets with their recognized Board and more.
McGirt has recently opened the McGirt Training Facility in Nutley, NJ.
To learn more about Find A Dream or to donate today to help impact the lives of children throughout the country visit www.findadream.org. Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/FINDADREAM1?fref=ts.