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YouFit Gyms Hosts Charity Indoor Pickleball Tournament at Four South Florida Locations Benefiting Cancer Research Institute
Posted: August 8, 2022 in Chains

YouFit GymsDEERFIELD BEACH, FL - YouFit Gyms, the popular nationwide fitness chain, on National Pickleball Day, announced a Charity Pickleball Tournament taking place on September 17 - 18, 2022 at four South Florida locations. As part of the gym's YouFit Lifts initiative, a community focused program that partners with, and supports, local charities and nonprofit organizations in the communities surrounding their 80 locations across the country, the Pickleball Tournament will donate all funds raised to the Cancer Research Institute in honor of longtime employee, David Sarner, who recently lost his battle to the disease. Read More...

Burn Boot Camp and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Join Forces, Helping Families Live Longer and Grow Stronger
Posted: June 27, 2022 in Chains

Be Their MuscleCHARLOTTE, N.C. - Burn Boot Camp, a leading fitness franchise with a mission and passion for empowering communities, is proud to be teaming up with Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) for the sixth annual 'Be Their Muscle' event taking place on Saturday, July 30th or Sunday, July 31st (depending on the location). Launched in 2016, the once local initiative has grown into an incredible national campaign raising over a million dollars to date for MDA, which supports families living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases. Read More...

Hundreds of Children to Experience the Benefits of Exercise Through New Training Program from Life Time and City Parks Foundations
Posted: June 15, 2022 in Chains

Life Time FoundationNEW YORK, N.Y. - To inspire New York City kids to get outdoors this summer and benefit from exercise and healthier eating, City Parks Foundation and Life Time Foundation have partnered to introduce the first-ever Life Time Foundation New York City Kids Run. This will be a running and nutrition program for children between the ages of 9-17 across four boroughs and will bring the established City Parks Foundation Family Adventure Race back to life after a two-year pause. Both initiatives will help children living in underserved communities learn and develop new sports skills, find joy in physical activity and develop healthy habits. Read More...

NYC Pure Barre and CycleBar Studios Reopen and Rebuild Community Efforts
Posted: June 1, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Pure Barre, the fastest, most effective full-body barre workout franchise, and CycleBar, the world’s first and largest indoor cycling franchise, recently reopened their studio doors to all of New York City. Both boutique fitness brands recently reopened individual studio locations as well as dual studios, giving New Yorkers the best of both barre and indoor cycling. Read More...

Second Annual Ride of a Life Time Cycling Event Raises More Than One Million Dollars to Improve Children’s Health
Posted: May 25, 2022 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - In just its second year, the annual Ride of a Life Time, a charity cycle event raising money to benefit the health of kids, fundraised more than $1 million in 40+ metro markets. More than 8,000 people took part in riding and more contributed in exceeding the goal. Read More...

TITLE Boxing Club Re-Enters the Ring to Fight Mental Health Stigmas
Posted: April 26, 2022 in Chains

TITLE Boxing ClubSANTA MONICA, CA - TITLE Boxing Club, the nation's leading boxing fitness company, is continuing their fight against mental health stigmas during May's Mental Health Awareness Month with a "Knockout Stigma" initiative. On Saturday, May 21, 2022, clubs nationwide will host Knockout Stigma classes in-person and digitally on TITLE Boxing Club On Demand. Read More...

Ride of a Life Time Cycling Event Aims to Raise One Million Dollars to Improve Children’s Health
Posted: March 30, 2022 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - So many aspects of our lives have been adversely impacted over the last two years, including the physical and nutritional health of our children. To help improve this, Life Time, one the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands (NYSE: LTH), is inviting everyone to raise money for local children's hospitals and schools during its annual Ride of a Life Time charity cycle event on Saturday, April 30th. Read More...

TruFit Athletic Clubs Aim to Motivate Communities With Charity-Based Fitness Boot Camp
Posted: December 28, 2021 in Chains

TruFit Athletic ClubsMCALLEN, TX - The fourth annual TruCommitment program will take place every weekend in January at all 35 TruFit locations throughout the state. 100% of donations are going directly to food banks in the local communities. Last year, TruFit Athletic Clubs raised over $50,000 that provided more than 250,000 meals for families in need. This year, the goal is to provide over A HALF-A-MILLION MEALS for families in the community! Read More...

Mountainside Fitness Commits to $30,000 Donation to St. Mary’s Food Bank This Holiday Season
Posted: December 15, 2021 in Chains

Mountainside FitnessSCOTTSDALE, AZ - With a commitment to health that goes far beyond the fitness center, Mountainside Fitness is teaming up with its members as it commits to donate at least $30,000 to St. Mary’s Food Bank. Mountainside will donate 100% of all proceeds for one day, December 20th, 2021, which will include any sales within its café, pro shop, supplements, personal training and new memberships. All of the 19 Valley-wide locations will work together to reach the goal of $30,000 in a single check to St. Mary’s Food Bank prior to the Christmas holiday. Read More...

Genesis Health Clubs Foundation Raises Over $250,000 at Annual Gala to Provide Shoes, Beds and Athletic Grants for Kids in Poverty
Posted: December 1, 2021 in Chains

GFFTWICHITA, KS - Genesis Foundation for Fitness and Tennis (GFFT) raised over $250,000 in funds to sponsor underserved children at the annual Rat Pack Gala & Casino Night. The proceeds raised will help children in need live a better life, by providing them with new shoes, quality sleeping essentials and athletic grants. Rodney Steven II, Owner and President of Genesis Health Clubs and Chairman of the Board for GFFT was pleased by this year’s Gala and turnout of 280 attendees, stating how grateful he was to be a part of a team that gives back to the community. Read More...

In-Shape Raises $100K For Cancer Research
Posted: November 10, 2021 in Chains

In-ShapeSTOCKTON, CA - In-Shape Health Clubs, one of California's top community destinations for health and fitness, has announced it successfully reached its goal of raising $100,000 in the month of October for its 7th annual In-Shape Fights Cancer campaign. The money raised will go to local chapters of the American Cancer Society and to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and add to the $476,000 In-Shape previously raised and donated for a total of $576,000. Read More...

EoS Fitness Raises Over $100,000 for Challenged Athletes Foundation
Posted: October 21, 2021 in Chains

EōS FitnessCARLSBAD, CA - Doubling down on its commitment to inclusivity and accessibility through a new long-term partnership with the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), EoS Fitness presented the nonprofit with a check for $106,878.01 after fundraising across its 60+ gyms in support of CAF and the inspiring athletes it supports during the month of September. Read More...

Crunch Fitness and ThirdLove Partner with Pop Culture Icon Dame Olivia Newton-John to Raise Money and Awareness for Cancer Treatment Research
Posted: September 30, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness and ThirdLove are thrilled to announce the two brands have partnered with four-time Grammy winner, Dame Olivia Newton-John and Primary Wave to help raise awareness and money towards cancer treatment research, specifically drawing attention to the Olivia Newton-John Foundation Fund. Read More...

In-Shape to Raise $100K For Cancer Research
Posted: September 23, 2021 in Chains

In-ShapeSTOCKTON, CA - In-Shape Health Clubs, one of California's top community destinations for health and fitness, has announced its goal to raise $100,000 this October in its 7th annual In-Shape Fights Cancer campaign. The money raised will go to local chapters of the American Cancer Society and to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and add to the $476,000 In-Shape previously raised and donated. Read More...

TRX Gives Back To Active Military & Veterans With “Operation All In”
Posted: September 23, 2021 in Suppliers

TRXSAN FRANCISCO, CA - TRX, a global leader in functional training products and world-class training content, has announced "Operation All In," an exclusive military program that pays homage to the brave men and women that have, and continue to, devote their lives to protecting our freedom. Developed as a meaningful way to reinvest in the company's storied military heritage, "Operation All In" works exclusively through the ID.me online military network to immediately provide two noteworthy offerings to active-duty service members, their families and the entire veteran population. Read More...

Bay Club Company and Members Donate More Than $50,000 to Children During the Holidays
Posted: January 20, 2021 in Chains

Bay ClubSAN FRANCISCO, CA - Over the holiday season, Bay Club partnered with Miracle on 1st Street and Family Giving Tree in a holiday toy drive to provide gifts for low-income families and those hit hardest by the pandemic in surrounding communities. Bay Club is excited to share that, together, more than 500 gifts from members and associates in Northern and Southern California, were collected. Bay Club is also happy to announce an additional $50,000 donation from the Bay Club Company to these foundations. Read More...

ClubCorp Partners with American Red Cross and Other Regional Blood Donation Organizations to Encourage Blood Donations
Posted: April 24, 2020 in Chains

ClubCorp - The World Leader In Private ClubsDALLAS, TX - ClubCorp – The World Leader in Private Clubs – announces a new partnership with the American Red Cross and other regional blood donation organizations, hosting member blood drives in over 50 clubs, in 14 states across the country, and the list is growing. The Red Cross needs the help of blood donors to maintain a sufficient blood supply for the weeks and months to come. Read More...

Concept2 Provides Masks for Essential Workers in the Community
Posted: April 20, 2020 in Suppliers

Concept2MORRISVILLE, VT - As the coronavirus pandemic began and "Stay at Home" orders ensued, Concept2, via business contacts in Asia, and learning that PPE was available, immediately placed an order of 500,000 three-layer face masks. The goal for these masks was to get them as quickly as possible in order to provide them free of charge to the essential workers in the area. These essential workers include health care providers, first responders, and employees at grocery stores, food shelves, senior centers, childcare centers and others. Concept2 is happy to report that the masks have arrived, and the company has started distributing them. Read More...

Planet Fitness Reaches $5 Million Fundraising Milestone Benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Posted: October 23, 2019 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. and home of the Judgement Free Zone, announced that together with its franchisees, partners and members, it has raised more than $5 million since 2016 for its nonprofit partner, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. This fundraising effort is made possible through Planet Fitness' philanthropic initiative, The Judgement Free Generation, which aims to prevent bullying and promote kindness among youth. Read More...

Planet Fitness And Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center Team Up On ‘Students With Solutions’ Nationwide Contest, Empowering Today’s Youth To Promote Kindness And Prevent Bullying
Posted: October 15, 2019 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - As part of its continued commitment to prevent bullying and promote kindness among today's youth, and in honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, Planet Fitness, Inc. is teaming up with PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center, the nation's leading nonprofit bullying prevention organization, to launch Students with Solutions. The contest invites classrooms across the country to share ideas that can help prevent bullying and is now open for entries through December 31. Read More...

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