The night of July 30, 2016 started as a typical Saturday evening but ended like no one could have possibly predicted.
That night, an "off the charts" flash flood absolutely devastated historic Ellicott City. Residential areas and businesses were all affected and continue to rebuild from the nearly 6" rainfall accumulated over a swift two hours.
While the initial shock of the events has since subsided, many families and businesses are still working to regain normalcy to their lives. As soon as the flood damage was known, the CrossFit community was already looking for ways to help others. If anything, we all know that we're capable of picking things up, putting them down, and using that ability for good.
Some took to the streets to help clean up old EC, and the 12 Labours crew looked for a way that we could directly help. After talking with Mark, the owner of Phoenix Emporium of Old EC, we knew this is how we wanted to contribute.