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Genesis Health Clubs Foundation Raises a Record $300,000 at Sold Out Annual Gala to Provide Shoes, Beds and Athletic Grants for Kids in Poverty
Posted: November 25, 2022 in Chains

Genesis Health ClubsWICHITA, KS - Genesis Health Clubs, one of the largest and fastest-growing private health club providers in the USA, paused on Friday, November 18 to celebrate and give back to the community, raising over $300,000, an all-time record for the organization. More than 300 people, also a record, attended the sold-out event, raising funds through event admission, a silent auction and a spirited live auction. Read More...

Peloton and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Partner for Accessible, Inclusive Fitness Content
Posted: November 9, 2022 in Suppliers

PelotonNEW YORK, N.Y. - Peloton and the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announces the launch of a special adaptive fitness collaboration designed to bring immersive and challenging workouts into people’s lives in an accessible, efficient, community-driven way. Read More...

Pure Barre Brings Back Pure Give This November, Announces Partnership with Soles4Souls
Posted: November 2, 2022 in Chains

Pure BarreIRVINE, CA - Pure Barre, the full-body barre workout brand, announces the return of its Pure Give campaign to celebrate National Gratitude Month in November. As part of the campaign, members and new faces can redeem a free class credit by using the promo code PUREGIVE when purchasing a single class. Read More...

YogaSix Partners with Veterans Yoga Project to Support America’s Heroes
Posted: November 2, 2022 in Chains

YogaSixIRVINE, CA - YogaSix, a leading national boutique yoga brand, announces a partnership with Veterans Yoga Project (VYP) to give back to America’s heroes through the mind-body experience of yoga. As part of the partnership, YogaSix becomes an ongoing sponsor of VYP and will host donation-based classes for the organization across its 160 studios across the country, starting this Veterans Gratitude Week (November 4 to 13, 2022). Read More...

Xponential Fitness Gives Back this Autumn to Further Enhance the Health and Wellbeing of the Communities it Serves
Posted: October 6, 2022 in Chains

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Xponential Fitness (NYSE: XPOF), the largest global curator of boutique fitness brands, is leading the way with contributions to health and wellness causes beyond the four walls of its 2,000-plus studios. Further breaking down barriers and lifting up communities through social efforts, the company announces a variety of charitable initiatives slated for October and November across its brands, which include Club Pilates, Pure Barre, CycleBar, StretchLab, YogaSix, Row House, Rumble, AKT, STRIDE Fitness and BFT. Read More...

CycleBar Studios Around the World Ride Toward a Cure for Breast Cancer in October
Posted: October 3, 2022 in Chains

CycleBarIRVINE, CA - Worldwide, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women, with more than 2 million estimated new cases recorded in 2020. In an effort to spread awareness and contribute to breast cancer research efforts, CycleBar, the world’s largest indoor cycling franchise, is supporting Breast Cancer Awareness Month through a special CycleGives event. Read More...

In-Shape to Raise $100k for Cancer Research
Posted: September 23, 2022 in Chains

In-ShapeSTOCKTON, CA - In-Shape Health Clubs, California’s premier destination for fitness and wellness, announces its goal to raise $100,000 for cancer research in October during its 8th In-Shape Fights Cancer campaign. Funds raised will go to local chapters of The American Cancer Society and to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Read More...

Genesis Donates Basketball Gym to School Serving Kids In Need
Posted: September 23, 2022 in Chains

Genesis Health ClubsWICHITA, KS - A recent donation from Rodney Steven II, owner of Genesis Health Clubs, has had a big impact on a Kansas school and its surrounding neighborhood. Holy Savior Catholic Academy's primary mission is to provide quality education to under-resourced children in Wichita, Kansas. This Pre-K through 8th grade school primarily serves minority students of any or no religious affiliation, with the vast majority of them receiving free or reduced cost lunches. Currently, the academy teaches over 200 children. The Holy Savior Catholic Academy reached out to Steven for help funding the construction of a new addition to their school: a gymnasium. This gym was built from scratch, with the goal of providing a recreational space for nearby children. Read More...

Life Time Foundation Commits to ‘Get Kids Moving’ with More than $600,000 in Grants to Nineteen Youth Organizations Across the Nation
Posted: September 19, 2022 in Chains

Life Time FoundationCHANHASSEN, MN - Life Time Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charitable arm of Life Time (NYSE: LTH), announces nineteen grant recipients from its Get Kids Moving initiative, a new program launched in November 2021 to spark exercise and healthy movement in nation's youth. The program complements the Life Time Foundation's established and heralded work in improving youth nutrition through partnerships with more than 35 school districts, working to serve the most nourishing, delicious food possible to the students in their care, impacting 3,634 school sites and 1.7 million students since 2011. Read More...

Planet Fitness Motivated 3.5 Million High School Students to Prioritize Their Mental and Physical Health This Summer as Part of the ‘High School Summer Pass’ Initiative
Posted: September 14, 2022 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, announced that more than 3.5 million high schoolers signed up for its High School Summer Pass program, logging 17 million workouts over the course of three-and-a-half months. High School Summer Pass took place from May 16 through August 31, during which Planet Fitness opened its doors to high schoolers ages 14 – 19 to work out for free at any of its more than 2,300 locations in the United States and Canada. Read More...

TG The Gym’s First Deadlift Challenge Benefits the Mitchell Thorp Foundation
Posted: August 23, 2022 in Chains

TG The GymSAN DIEGO, CA - TG The Gym has partnered with the Mitchell Thorp Foundation for over 10 years, helping directly and indirectly raise over $1M to assist children suffering from life threatening diseases and disorders. TG partners in 5K run/walks, annual youth baseball tournament, and on August 20, 2022, the first TG The Gym Deadlift Challenge - "Every Rep Matters." Read More...

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...

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