In-Shape aims to raise $100,000 for cancer research

September 29, 2017

 

In-Shape is raising funds for cancer research during the month of October.

Stockton-based In-Shape Health Clubs, with more than 70 locations throughout the state, is flexing its money-raising muscle. The all-encompassing fitness provider is striving to raise $100,000 for cancer research.

For the third year in a row, In-Shape will fundraise and the proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

According to a statement released by In-Shape, the money will be raised by various means.

In-Shape will:

  • donate $1 for every new member who joins in October
  • be the major sponsor of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in Stockton, Modesto and Bakersfield
  • host Weekend Warrior-themed workout classes every weekend in October
  • sell paper kettlebells and special edition active wear
  • will donate $1 for every photo shared on social media tagged with the hastag #InShapeFightsCancer

“Cancer affects us all. Our goal is to inspire our communities to live healthy, fit and happy and #InShapeFightsCancer helps us fulfill this mission in a meaningful way,” said Rich Nelsen, In-Shape CEO.

Nelsen added that the company was confident it would meet the $100,000 goal.

“The communities in our clubs are supportive – whether it’s being there for each other through a fitness journey, a family transition or a fight against cancer,” Nelsen said.

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