During the week of Veterans Day 2022 — Monday, November 7 to Friday, November 11 — Home Base and PTC teamed up to host the 2nd Annual Home Base Push-Up Challenge presented by PTC to raise awareness for and funds to support Home Base and its mission to heal the invisible wounds of war for Veterans of all eras, Service Members, Military Families and Families of the Fallen.
An estimated 20 Veterans are tragically lost to suicide every day, but this is preventable with proper support and intervention. The goal of the Push-Up Challenge is to bring together Veterans and non-Veterans with a shared purpose of community, team, commitment and awareness while giving back to Home Base.
This year, each participant paid a $25 registration fee to enter the Push-Up Challenge, which went directly to Home Base, and committed to 20 or more push-ups per day. Additional donations were also accepted throughout the week. A total of 644 participants nationwide accepted the challenge and helped us raise $102,170 to support Veterans, Service Members and their Families.
Home Base thanks PTC for its continued generosity and support of the Push-Up Challenge as its presenting sponsor. Team PTC was also the top fundraising team, donating over $34,000 this year. We also thank all who participated in and donated to this worthy cause, and hope you will join us again in 2023!
Home Base is a national nonprofit dedicated to healing the invisible wounds of war for Veterans of all eras, Service Members, Military Families and Families of the Fallen through world-class, direct clinical care, wellness, education and research – all at no cost to them – regardless of era of service, discharge status or geographical location. The program was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and the Boston Red Sox. Learn more at www.homebase.org.