Relentless mission – To build relationships, change lives and to serve God by uniting strong men and women with even stronger children.
The Relentless Detroit Foundation, in collaboration with Detroit Barbell and Kirby Church, was created to raise money, awareness and support for families with children diagnosed with life threatening illnesses.
The foundation raises the bulk of the money donated by hosting a yearly powerlifting meet. Power lifters from the United States and Canada come together for this event after spending months training and raising funds to support the families involved. This event is modeled after a powerlifting fundraiser that takes place annually in Minnesota.
Relentless Detroit and Relentless Minnesota work closely to support each other during both events.
Leading up to the Relentless Detroit powerlifting meet other fundraisers are coordinated by Relentless Detroit supporters. These events help cover operating costs associated with the meet, in addition to funds for the families. The events that take place outside of the two day powerlifting meet also facilitate relationships between the lifters, families and everyone involved.
This is truly where you see the support and awareness come into action. Our goal is to not only raise money for these families, but also help strengthen and add to their existing support system.
Additional support for Relentless Detroit comes from Detroit Barbell, Kirby Church, Nubreed Nutrition, Randal Whately, Walmart and other local businesses. Operating costs include, but are not limited to, design and printing of promotional materials including flyers, tickets, t-shirts, etc.
These items are used to promote the event and also sold to raise awareness and additional funds for the families. All man power to plan, coordinate, and operate this event is volunteered. The event venue and equipment used are donated by Detroit Barbell and Kirby Church.
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