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Benavidez, Jesus Gonzalez To Aid Ailing Phoenix Marine

IBF/NABF supermiddle weight boxing champion Jesus "El Martillo" Gonzales and welterweight sensation Jose Benavidez Jr. are asking the Phoenix community to help the Rick Favela Family through a  catastrophic crisis.  Recently, Mr. Favela suffered a debilitating brain hemorrhage and his health insurance ran out after his sick leave exhausted. Rick, a former Marine, works for the City of Phoenix and Irene (his wife)  is organizing a carwash/raffle to be held on Saturday October 1  at La Barquita Restaurant, 2334 E. McDowell Road in Phoenix.

The event will commence at 6 AM and conclude at 3:00 PM. Gonzales and Benavidez  will be on hand to wash cars and greet well wishers. All proceeds will be applied to medical and family  bills. A donation for the car wash and raffle is suggested. A special thanks to the local and national celebrities who signed items  included in the Raffle. For more information: [email protected] or PH. 602-264-6372.  The Favela  Family extends a thank you to the community for their support.

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