Holmdel, NJ: The Frontline Heroes Challenge will kick off this Saturday, August 1, at Bell Works in Holmdel, 101 Crawfords Corner Road. The event will start with introductions at 9:00am and an outdoor Zumba class.  Interviews with star athletes and dignitaries will continue till 11:30am.

To register for the Zumba class, click HERE.  Limited to 50 participants!  

The Frontline Heroes Challenge is a collaborative partnership of Bridging the Gap, HABcore and America Salutes You, uniting a diverse team of America's professional athletes, musicians and celebrities, along with friends, families and local communities in support of our Frontline Heroes.  By joining forces, leveraging collective resources and presenting a “challenge” that encompasses a nationwide impact, the nationwide event encourages positivity, and impacts the country in a greater scale and support of those in need.

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Supporting the Challenge are a growing membership of professional athletes, musicians and celebrities.  (members of the MLB, NFL, PGA, LPGA, NHL, and NASCAR are advocates and supporting the Frontline Heroes Challenge).

This Saturday, these athletes, founders and beneficiaries will be in attendance:

Founders: Marta Quinn, Mike Ferraro, Bob Okun, Adam McIndoe

NFL Player: Vince Papale,  "Invincible" Philadelphia Eagles

Rick Peterson, NY Mets

Jim Dowd, NHL NJ Devils

Brian Propp, NHL Philadelphia Flyers

(Other athletes supporting the FHC are unable attend on Sat.)

Representing the Beneficiaries:

Marta Quinn and Steve Heisman, HABcore

Mike Ferraro, Bridging the Gap

Bob Okun, America Salutes You

Kim Guadagno, Fulfill (foodbanks)

Adam McIndoe, Warrior Angels Foundation

Play Yellow (Jack Nicklaus is unable to attend)

“Our goal is to bring together the nation and continue the conversation of positivity, hope and kindness. To support ALL the men and women and children that continue to work tirelessly through the pandemic - and support the people with the greatest need.  We Stand Together for Positivity and America!  WE ARE STRONGER TOGETHER!”, said Marta Quinn, Director of Development for HABCORE.

Mission: The Frontline Heroes Challenge is a positive and motivating initiative that energizes the hearts and minds of people to support our Frontline Community Heroes that continue to serve our nation by providing services, resources, and kindness. 

 Ninety percent of the donated net proceeds will be granted to these nonprofit organizations: America Salutes You, HABcore, Bridging the Gap, Play Yellow, Warrior Angels Foundation and Foodbanks/Shelters across America.  These Frontline Heroes provide services promoting and supporting veterans, first responders, behavioral health and wellness, foodbanks, domestic abuse prevention, and ending homelessness, throughout the United States.

The Challenge is 3 easy steps.  

1) Register to Donate beginning Saturday, 9:00am

2) Record your “I Salute Frontline Heroes”           

3) Post and Challenge 3 others to Support the Frontline Heroes Challenge.  #FrontlineHeroesChallenge.