Dr. Lipoff: Foundation 4 Heroes and THE REX answer the call for Gabriel

"I have seen a lot over the last few months and I can tell you what you guys do does make a huge difference to the kid's life and how they handle illnesses." - Gabriel Sanchez's Dad referring to what Foundation 4 Heroes does for kids.

On Super Bowl Sunday, THE REX in Leonardtown, Maryland held a fundraiser for a little boy named Gabriel Sanchez who needs a double lung transplant.

Sadly he was unable to attend his event as he was being treated in Pennsylvania under his father’s supervision. In attendance were lots of family, friends and supporters to make this a successful night.

If you haven’t been to THE REX, Joe has created a delightful, culinary marvel nestled in the Leonardtown Square. The food is great and the atmosphere is equally fun; but last Sunday it was electric.

Inside were gifts from the community gathered up for auction and a Super Bowl squares game, which all of the winners donated their winnings back to the fundraiser.

It really is great seeing people come together in the face of adversity and this was just another example.

When Nikki Davis, aka Wonder Woman, of Stanley Martin Homes of Wildewood, heard about Gabriel Sanchez’s condition and the road ahead for the family, she quickly assembled the Foundation 4 Heroes team. They wasted no time meeting to figure out a way to help make the night great for this little hero.

Arriving to the scene were Captain America, Wonder Woman, The Punisher and Nick Fury. Mike Batson Photography captured the evening events as always.
They brought presents for the family like: WWE wrestlers, a Superman bed rest pillow for kids, Superman jammies with a cape, Superman capes and masks and more. Gabriel is a bit of a Superman fan.

The Sanchez family was excited and happy the Foundation 4 Heroes could swing by and support their cause, but that is what they do. They are a nonprofit organization and donations enable them to travel and see these amazing kids and their families.

Everyone was in good spirits and it is moments like this that enforce how important it is to support businesses and organizations that act to help others like, THE REX and Foundation 4 Heroes. Both are on facebook.

If you would like more information or would like to make a donation to the Gabriel Sanchez Family, please visit

Dr. Jay M. Lipoff is the owner of Back At Your Best Chiropractic & Physical Therapy, LLC, which is located in the Wildewood Shopping Center. Dr. Lipoff is also the author of “Back At Your Best; Balancing the Demands of Life With the Needs of Your Body.” It is available in book and Kindle format at Amazon.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University in 1990, a Doctorate of Chiropractic (D.C.) from New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) in 1994 and he became a Certified Fitness Trainer (CFT) in 2005.

Dr. Lipoff is an Executive Board Member, International Chiropractic Association Council on Fitness and Sports Health Science; has a radio segment: Back At Your Best in 5 Minutes or Less, President and Founder; Foundation 4 Heroes, Contributing writer, Huffington Post’ Co-Founder, Drug Free Training USA; Member, NY Strength-promoting the importance of physical conditioning; Board Member of Public Relations Committee, Maryland Chiropractic Association; has spoken on nationally broadcasted radio interviews, has articles in print and referenced in over 100 print papers, magazine and on websites, President, Wildewood Business Network-promoting better business relations and community outreach.

For more information, go to, find us on facebook, or call 301-863-BEST (2378)., 844-F4Heroes.

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