The “Winning Because I Tried” Youth Mentoring Program was invited Wall Street to take part in the WJB Capital Group fundraiser that generated $1.4 million dollars for Coaches versus Cancer and other charities.
Cox and close friend, former syracuse star John Wallace, stood in Times Square with greats such as: Hall of Famer Julius “Dr. J” Erving, Future Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk, Hall of Famer Jim Boehim, Matt Doherty and many others for the NASDAQ closing Bell Ceremony.
“It was an amazing experience for our organization” said Cox who used the opportunity to network in NYC and came home with a renewed excitement for the initiative.
“I’m going to embrace this opportunity Cox said”. “It shows that when you believe in what you’re doing, anything can happen. I never thought a little kid from Niagara Falls would be doing something like this.”