Xtreme Couture GI Foundation now Accepting Applications for Financial Aid

The end of the year is fast approaching along with the joyand stress of the holidays!

For these service men and women who have suffered debilitating injuries while in defense of freedom, the holiday can be a particularly trying time of year.  That is why Xtreme Couture GI Foundation has created an online application that any service person who has suffered a grievous injury while in defense of our country can access and apply for financial aid to assist in their recovery and help make the holidays and the new year as wonderful as they deserve.

In the past, we have worked with the historic Walter Reed Army Medical Center and other worthwhile organizations like the Armed Forces Foundation to help us find individuals in need.  This year, however, we wanted to have a more personal approach to the distribution of funds and allow veterans to share their story directly with us.

The application is designed to help us find those truly in need financially and we encourage family and friends to nominate the wounded warrior who is special in their life and in need of our help.  The application deadline will be November 15, 2011 and recipients will be notified by December 15th, 2011.

>> Visit  the foundation home page to download the application (http://ww.w.XCGIF.org)

We would like to take a moment to thank all of our supporters who have so generously donated their time and money to our cause over the past year.  We hope that those of you who attended our poker tournament last October, our motorcycle rally last May and those who plan to run in the Coyote Springs Trial Run in Las Vegas sponsored by Elemental Running and Pardee Homes on October 30th will attend our events in the future and continue to help XCGIF help others.

We would also like to extend a special thank you to the many celebrities who have given of themselves to us over the past year including Jay Glazer, Fox NFL Analyst; Marcedes Lewis of the Jacksonville Jaguars; Michael Strahan, NFL legend, actor Kevin James; illusionist Criss Angel and many others including our MMA friends Big John McCarthy,  Frank Mirr, Gray Maynard and so many more.  And last but not least, our staff, trainers, and fighters of Xtreme Couture MMA!
Thanks to all for a great year!

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RANDY COUTURE’S G.I. FOUNDATION BIKE POKER RUN

 

Randy Couture’s G.I. Foundation Bike Poker Run will be raising funds for injured Veterans on Saturday, May 7, 2011.  Join Randy Couture and other top Hollywood Celebrities and Athletes like Devon Sawa, Big John McCarthy, Tom Atencio, Michael, Strahan, Jay Glazer, Clay Matthews, Marcedes Lewis,  Michael Irvin, TJ Lavin, Criss Angel, Gray Maynard, Martin Kampmann Mike Pyle, Tyson Griffin, Ray Sefo, Frank Trigg and many more.

This motorcycle charity event entails 6 stops in a 100 mile planned route where participants will receive a poker card at each location with the sixth location to be used as a wild card.  The stops are as follows: Pioneer Saloon, Rusty
Spur, King Tut’s, Hooters and Hammer Bar.

The Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation, a 501 © 3 non-profit corporation was started by Randy Couture to honor America’s Injured Veterans.  Since 2001, the number of injured troops in Iraq and Afghanistan has reached more than 40,000, while more than 60,000  have been evacuated for medical care, according to The Department of Defense.  The Xtreme Couture G.I. Foundation was founded with the goal to help those brave men and women.

Registration will be from 9:00-10:30am at O School Choppers (route starts at O School Choppers), located at 5725 S. Valley View Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89118.  The cost will be $25 per rider and $10 per passenger.

Motorcycle rentals and special discounts will be available through Street Eagle. A $2,000 valued prize basket will be awarded to the rider with the best poker hand.  A money prize 50/50 raffle will also be occurring at the last stop.

Email annie@xtremecouture.tvfor more information.

Website: http://www.xcgif.org/