Pay it Forward: Fundraiser Benefiting Injured Police Officer at Body RX

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Coral Gables, FL – Members of the Miami law enforcement community and local businesses gathered at Body RX Coral Gables Saturday morning for an event benefiting Officer Mario Gonzalez, a City of Miami Police Officer that was injured during an off-duty motorcycle accident. The event aimed at raising funds to help pay for the recovery of the injured officer that lost both legs as a result of the accident. Body RX pledged to donate $100 for every officer that went in for a free back adjustment by Dr. Jose DeGoti, D.C., a total of 18 officers participated for a total of $1,800.

Officers were also offering t-shirts with the slogan “#strongforMarioG” with any donation of at least $10, with all proceeds going toward benefiting the injured officer.

“We at Body RX are so grateful for the opportunity to give back to this heroic member of the law enforcement community. We’re honored to stand side-by-side with police officers and other Miami-area businesses like Smoothie Spot and La Granja to provide an opportunity to help Officer Gonzalez”, said Steven Sevilla, Owner, and Founder at Body RX. “It’s events like this that help you realize how strong the bond between police officers and the public is, even local news were eager to provide coverage of the event.”

Throughout the event, free food and smoothies were provided by local restaurants La Granja and Smoothie Spot Miami.