The Bash XII Presented by Invincible Boats
Welcome to the new era of The Bash! We invite all anglers, community lovers, and supporters to participate in our fishing tournament the weekend of June 11, 2022. We love sharing our core values of the event with anyone who will listen: fishing for a cause, having fun and raising awareness & funds for people living with paralysis. The Woody Foundation is happy is share that, together with our sponsors, we have donated over $260,000 worth of new equipment to Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital, directly benefitting people living with paralysis.
“Our support for the Woody Foundation is more than a sponsorship, it is a friendship between the members and participants involved in this wonderful event. It is a close-knit community and we are proud to be a part of what this weekend stands for. We look forward to The Bash every single year, not only from a business standpoint, but as a way to interact with everyone involved. The values of the foundation align with our brand and goals as an organization.”
– Ben Dorton, VP Branding, Bird Marine Holdings
HISTORY OF #TEAMTWF
The Woody Foundation way is etched in its swift creation and subsequent action. In a 10-month span, James “Woody” Beckham became a quadriplegic, spent three months in the hospital, launched the Foundation, hosted the inaugural fundraiser and presented a check for $20,000 to Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital.
The Foundation’s mission is to improve the lives of the paralyzed. Beckham was rendered a quadriplegic after a rugby injury in January2011. The Miami-based not-for-profit offers solutions to the challenges he endured then and battles today. A team of board members, family, friends and volunteers serve locals &others all over the world.
TeamTWF is a hands-on community servant, information resource, fundraising machine and asset distributor. Woody Packs, a backpack loaded with assistive devices are distributed to those with limited hand function for free.
Pre and post injury — the spirit of Beckham, his family and friends doesn’t stray. This resolve is felt at four primary fundraising parties: Lobster Feast, Woody Golf Classic, The Bash and Woodystock. Since its creation, the Foundation has give away more than $1 million to fund Woody Packs and paralysis quality of life efforts such as Jackson Rehabilitation Hospital, Shake-A-Leg Miami and The Buoniconti Fund(the fundraising arm of The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis), among others.