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Ecore Donates Flooring to Lancaster-based Lionheart Youth Training Facility
Posted: April 13, 2022 in Suppliers

ecoreLANCASTER, PA - Ecore continues to make good on its mission to make people's lives better through its most recent donation of 2,000 square feet of performance flooring to Lancaster, Pennsylvania-based Lionheart Training, a youth facility that provides physical conditioning and athletic training to inner-city children aged 6 - 12. Read More...

YouFit Gyms Launches YouFit Lifts, a Program to Raise Awareness for Local Charities and Non-Profit Organizations
Posted: April 12, 2022 in Chains

YouFit GymsDEERFIELD BEACH, FL - YouFit Gyms, a popular nationwide fitness chain, has announced the launch of their community-focused program, YouFit Lifts. YouFit Lifts will be an ongoing initiative where YouFit Gyms partners with, and supports, local charities and nonprofit organizations in the communities surrounding their 80 locations across the country. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Launches New Military-Based Fellowship and Employment Placement Program
Posted: February 16, 2022 in Chains

Crunch FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Crunch Fitness has announced the launch of 'Strengthened by Heroes,' a military-based fellowship and employment placement initiative designed for service members who are completing their active-duty commitment and wish to pursue a career as a Personal Trainer at Crunch Fitness. 'Strengthened by Heroes' fellows will have the opportunity to work three to five months with Crunch, with access to free education and certifications from sponsors including the National Academy of Sports Medicine, TRX, My Steady Mind and dotFit. Participants will receive ultimate placement into a permanent role following the end of their service date. Read More...

The 13th Annual Warrior Spirit Community 5K Was a Success
Posted: February 15, 2022 in Chains

TG The GymCARLSBAD, CA - TG The Gym and TG WellBeing have been partners and sponsors of the Mitchell Thorp Foundation since 2015 and have been involved since the founding of the foundation. The Warrior Spirit 5K run / walk on February 5th, 2022 was a great family event for the community, and this year was one of the largest to date with over 900 participants. The Foundation was able to raise over $135,000, which will go directly to the children and their families to help pay medical bills, provide financial support and transportation to appointments. Read More...

USTA Foundation Campaign Reaches $10 Million in Donations for NJTLs
Posted: January 31, 2022 in Suppliers

USTAWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association Incorporated (USTA), raised more than $10 million in 2021, the first year of the Foundation’s three-year, $20 million Rally for the Future campaign. With approximately $6 million of those funds already distributed to support National Tennis & Learning chapters (NJTL) to support under-resourced youth through free or low-cost tennis and education programs, additional funds will continue to be utilized for ongoing programming including NJTL chapters, grants and scholarships. Read More...

Inaugural Ride of a Life Time Event Aims to Raise One Million Dollars for Local Hospitals and Schools on September 25
Posted: August 27, 2021 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyCHANHASSEN, MN - With children's health front and center, Life Time, one of the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brands, is inviting its members and local communities to hop on a bike to help raise money for local hospitals and schools across the country during its first-ever Ride of a Life Time on Saturday, September 25. Life Time has set a $1 million fundraising goal for the inaugural cycle event. Read More...

Planet Fitness Awards $150,000 In Scholarships To 30 Boys & Girls Clubs Of America Teens For Their Efforts To Promote A Kinder And More Inclusive World
Posted: June 30, 2021 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, has announced the recipients of its annual Judgement Free Generation scholarships, which recognize teens for their commitment to promoting inclusion, acceptance and kindness in their communities. Thirty deserving Boys & Girls Clubs of America teens were each awarded $5,000 for their inspiring efforts to create a brighter, more accepting future, of which nearly two-thirds (63%) of recipients will be first-generation college students. Read More...

Denver Public Schools Receives $750,000 Grant from Life Time Foundation to Eliminate Highly Processed Ingredients from School Meals
Posted: March 1, 2021 in Chains

Life Time FoundationDENVER, CO - Denver Public Schools will receive a $750,000 grant from the Life Time Foundation to provide healthier meals cooked from scratch in schools. Meals funded by the grant will be free of undesirable ingredients, also called "The Harmful 7," which are often found in highly processed foods. Read More...

Crunch Fitness Spikes Lead Generation During Historically Slower Months
Posted: February 9, 2021 in Chains

Crunch FitnessNEW YORK, N.Y. - Six participating Crunch Franchisees, representing 83 Crunch clubs out of the company’s worldwide portfolio of 350+, saw incredible success with their Tesla Giveaway campaign that launched November 1 to spike lead generation during historically slower months. The winner, Catherine L, was a Founding Member at the Crunch Land O Lakes, Florida location and chose the $42,000 cash prize, which she plans to donate a portion to charity, her church and her family. Read More...

Sweating for a Cause: Wellbeats Partners with HopeKids MN
Posted: February 1, 2021 in Suppliers

Wellbeats MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Working out could benefit more than the waistline this February, thanks to Wellbeats and HopeKids MN. St. Louis Park-based Wellbeats, a leading provider of on-demand, virtual fitness programming, partners with HopeKids MN, the local chapter of a national nonprofit that organizes ongoing events and activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with a life-threatening medical condition, such as cancer. Read More...

New York City Department of Education Receives $1 Million Grant from Life Time Foundation
Posted: October 13, 2020 in Chains

Life Time FoundationNEW YORK, N.Y. - At a time when boosting health and immunity are at the forefront of conversations, the more than 1.1 million students served by the New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE) will benefit from a recent $1 million grant to accelerate healthier menus in schools, free of seven categories of undesirable ingredients, called "The Harmful 7." The five-year grant is funded by the Life Time Foundation and will be facilitated by the Fund for Public Schools, the NYC DOE's non-profit partner focused on scaling outcome-driven initiatives and responding to emerging needs. Read More...

Athletes Across the Nation Give More Than $320,000 to School Food Programs After COVID-19 Forces Race Cancellations
Posted: September 30, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - With endurance events across the world cancelled due to COVID-19, Life Time, which owns and produces more than thirty premier marathons, triathlons and cycling races, worked with athletes to create unique and impactful philanthropic opportunities to benefit children and their families in need. To date, these opportunities total more than $320,000, which will be provided to seven school districts across the country through the Life Time Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit and charitable arm of Life Time that works with school districts across the country to inspire and impact the removal of "The Harmful 7." Read More...

Planet Fitness Awards $225,000 in Scholarships to 45 Boys & Girls Club Youth for Their Efforts to Promote a Kinder and More Inclusive World
Posted: September 17, 2020 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, has announced the recipients of its annual Judgement Free Generation scholarships, which recognize teens for their commitment to promoting inclusion, acceptance and kindness. Following a record number of applications, 45 deserving youth from Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the country were each awarded $5,000 for their inspiring efforts to create a brighter, more accepting future. Read More...

In-Shape Health Clubs Partners With Special Olympics
Posted: September 2, 2020 in Chains

In-ShapeSTOCKTON, CA - In-Shape Health Clubs, California’s top community destination for health and fitness, has announced a partnership with The Special Olympics Northern California and Nevada to provide free virtual fitness classes and sponsorships for In-Shape’s virtual races. Read More...

Life Time Launches Nationwide Distance Learning Support Camp to Help Families as School Starts This Fall
Posted: August 12, 2020 in Chains

Life Time  - The Healthy Way Of Life CompanyMINNEAPOLIS, MN - With schools across the country turning to virtual or hybrid school schedules for the 2020 - 2021 school year, many parents are faced with finding a way to balance work and school schedules for their families. Life Time, the nation's premier healthy lifestyle brand, which serves more than 270,000 kids nationwide every month, is launching Distance Learning Support Camps for children aged 5 - 12. The first-of-its-kind camps from Life Time are designed to help families' bridge gaps in their child's school calendar and keep kids connected this fall in a safe, clean environment. Read More...

Gold’s Gym Commitment To Equality and Change
Posted: June 8, 2020 in Chains

Gold's GymDALLAS, TX - A message from Adam Zeitsiff, Gold’s Gym President and CEO - Racism has no place in our gyms, our communities or in our country. At Gold’s Gym, we don’t care what color your skin is. We don’t care where you were born. We don’t care who you love. We care that you’re on a journey toward making fitness and wellness an important part of your life. Racism in any way, shape or form is not tolerated at Gold’s Gym. Read More...

ACE Makes Donation to the Advancement Project to Help End Structural Racism
Posted: June 3, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - It's time for structural racism to end. The ACE family's hearts breaks for black people who live in fear of injustice. To do our part, ACE has donated $25,000 to the Advancement Project. We encourage our allies in fitness and physical activity promotion to do the same. Contribute to one of the many organizations working diligently for a more just United States. Read More...

The American College of Sports Medicine Releases Official Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Posted: June 3, 2020 in Suppliers

American College of Sports MedicineINDIANAPOLIS, IN - The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is committed to diversity; we value and seek diverse and inclusive participation within the fields of exercise science and sports medicine. The college promotes expanded diversity in membership, involvement and access to leadership. Diversity within ACSM creates a working and learning atmosphere that encourages varied perspectives and an open exchange of ideas. For more than a decade, ACSM has had a strategic focus on diversity, equity and inclusion within its membership, leadership and educational programming. Read More...

Planet Fitness Donates More Than 10,000 Slices Of Pizza to Healthcare Workers Nationwide in Honor of Fitness Brand’s Pizza Monday
Posted: May 26, 2020 in Chains

Planet FitnessHAMPTON, N.H. - Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, recently donated more than 10,000 pizza slices, valued at $25,000, in honor of the fitness brand’s Pizza Monday, where members are traditionally treated to pizza on the first Monday of the month. The donation effort is in partnership with Pizza vs. Pandemic, an organization formed by Slice Out Hunger, Slice and Pizza to the Polls, who are feeding frontline workers by coordinating pizza deliveries with independent pizzerias. Read More...

Life Fitness Expands COVID-19 Initiatives by Giving Back
Posted: May 19, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness, a global leader in commercial fitness equipment, has announced a new initiative to produce non-medical, reusable face coverings in its global manufacturing plants. The Life Fitness-branded face coverings are available to purchase in packs of 25 on the company's website. For every pack of 25 sold through June 18, 2020, Life Fitness will donate $1.00 per face covering to No Kid Hungry in the United States to help provide children with meals they need during school closures. Read More...

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