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Strickland Family Lift -a- Thon

My name is Chris Hayes and I am writing on behalf of the Strickland family. Maximus Nutrition in conjunction with American Strength Training Center will be hosting a benefit Lift-a-Thon and silent auction to benefit Jake and Ashley Strickland as they cope with Ashley’s recent crohn’s diagnosis. The event will be help on December 18, 2016 for 1 PM to 5 PM at American Strength Training Center located at 1636 Gervais Ave. Maplewood, MN.

Ashley’s battle with Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s:

* Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in April 2010 (shortly after was able to reach remission)

* 2015 her UC flared up again and was unable to reach remission

* October 2016, Ashley had to have a total colectomy (colon and rectum removed)

* Currently Ashley lives with an ileostomy bag.

* Recently Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease.

The Strickland's are a military family. Jake served his country in Iraq in 2011. 

I am looking for lifters for the lift-a-thon. the entry fee to participate is $30 and that will include a "Strickland Family Lift-a-Thon" t-shirt. 

The event is December 18th, so I would love to have all lifters registered and donations received by the 17th.

All donations after the event costs will be sent to the Strickland's just in time for Christmas. 

Thank each and every one of who who visited this fund page! Thank everyone who decides to lift in their honor and those who just chose to give to this beautiful family!


Please register and donate @

Earlier Event: December 11
CPR Classes