Chris Evans joins #22PushupChallenge

On Monday, actor Chris Evans joined the 22 push up challenge to help bring awareness to suicide among veterans. Evans is most commonly recognized for his role as Captain America in the Marvel Universe.

The 22 push ups is in honor of the estimated amount of veterans who commit suicide a day.

General Sir Peter Wall, president of Combat Stress, asked everyone to get involved in the challenge on August 11th. Along with his request was a video of him completing the challenge.

With this challenge, Combat Stress is hoping to raise £1 million for the veteran’s mental health charity. So far, they have raised over £80,000 as of July.

To take part in this challenge, people are asked to complete 22 push ups of any form they prefer. People can also text to donate money to the charity.

Several other celebrities have taken part in this challenge.

Chris Pratt joined the challenge on Friday August 12th, nominating a few people as well.

Pratt nominated The Rock to take part of the challenge who decided to bring in some help make sure he completed his 22.

To follow The Rock’s challenge, Scott Eastwood took part in it as well.

Tony award winner, Cynthia Erivo also took part in the challenge.

If you or a loved one is suffering, here is a master list of different helplines that are available in different countries. Another option is Befriender Worldwide.

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