The Life Time Foundation is committed to “getting the kids moving” with over $ 600,000 in grants to nineteen youth organizations nationwide

From youth football in Marylandto golf programming in charter schools in the Southern Bronxto indigenous-led yoga ArizonaLife Time Foundation is doing great in the youth movement

CHANHASSEN, Minn., September 19, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Life Time Foundation, the 501 (c) (3) charity arm of Life Time (NYSE: LTH), announces nineteen grant recipients from its Get the kids moving initiative, a new program launched in November 2021 to stimulate exercise and healthy movement in the nation’s youth. The program complements the Life Time Foundation’s established and announced work in improving youth nutrition through partnerships with more than 35 school districts, working to serve the most nutritious and delicious food possible to the students in their care, impacting 3,634 sites and 1.7 million students since 2011.

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Life Time Foundation gives more than $ 600,000 in grants to nineteen deserving youth organizations nationwide

“We are determined and prepared to take on the growing challenge that is the lack of exercise in young Americans with their heads held high and impacting change for children who live excessively sedentary lifestyles,” he said. Marnie Wells, Executive Director of the Life Time Foundation. “The dynamic group of worthy organizations that will receive these grants will ensure that more than 27,000 children across the nation, of different ages and walks of life, will have a positive impact and will be inspired to relocate.”

After announcing Get the kids moving!, the Life Time Foundation has received funding requests from over 60 school districts, school sites, and community organizations. The selected beneficiaries are:

SCORES America New York – New York, $ 15,000
America SCORES New York uses football, literary arts and civic engagement to inspire young people to give their best in school, on the pitch and in their communities at no cost. For 10-15 hours a week, children participate in sessions designed to achieve the physical (physical, socio-emotional and mental) shape of the whole child. The funds will support the Health Through Soccer program.

American Senior High School – You love me, $ 15,000
The American Patriots Runners Team offers equal opportunities for students with special needs and different backgrounds to take an interest in fitness. The funds will be used for new treadmills, uniforms, trainers and equipment to motivate students to become active in sports, eat good nutrition, increase self-esteem and social skills.

Austin Independent School District Austin, Tex., $ 100,000
The funds will be used to integrate new technologies – in particular, heart rate monitoring kits – into Lifetime Fitness and Wellness first year physical education classes at 12 Austin high schools in order to promote healthy habits and enable students to take initiatives in their physical and mental well-being.

Chicago Public school – Chicago, $ 68,979.50
In collaboration with Children First Fund: il Chicago Public Schools Foundation, to which the funds will be allocated CPS moves!a comprehensive approach to physical activity in schools by creating opportunities and support for physical activity at various times of the school day, developing students’ knowledge, skills and confidence to be physically active throughout their lives.

Foundation for City Parks – New York, $ 20,500
The funds support the implementation of summer programming for children and families in city parks located in disadvantaged areas in the five districts of New York and allows for the return of the Family Adventure Race, a beloved parent-child relay event.

Edward E. Sadlowski Elementary School – Chicago, $ 7,000
The funds will be used to improve the school’s volleyball, basketball, softball and soccer programs. Through the purchase of volleyball standards, shelving, volleyball carts, flag football equipment, and appropriately sized basketballs, 100 students in 5 classesth – 8th will have the opportunity to improve their skills.

Family Life Academy Charter Schools – New York, $ 15,000
The funds will be allocated Southern BronxThe new First Tee Golf and DreamYard Dance Program from Family Life Academy Charter Schools, which addresses the issue of equity by exposing students to sports and physical activities that are not accessible due to prohibitive costs and lack of programming.

Funston Elementary School – Chicago, $ 14.605
405 students, preschool classes – 8, will benefit from new physical education equipment, supporting their overall physical, mental and social well-being, which has been heavily impacted by the pandemic.

Girls on the run Minnesota – Minneapolis, $ 15,000
Girls on the Run uses caring and knowledgeable volunteer coaches and a high quality 8-10 week curriculum to create a world where every girl knows her limitless potential through running. Those who finish the program experience a measured increase in care, competence, trust, connection and contribution. The funds will deepen the scope of the program and provide scholarships, shoes and running hijabs.

County of the Lake School district Leadville, Col., $ 150,000
The funds will completely cover a new gym floor at Lake County High School in Leadville, Coloradowhere the infamous Leadville Race Series, owned and produced by Life Time, takes place.

The Loppet Foundation – Minneapolis, $ 15,000
The Loppet Foundation creates a shared passion for outdoor adventure year round in Minneapolis area, focusing on young people and disadvantaged families, through a variety of programs and the management of one of the largest urban parks in the country. The funds will support the Junior Loppet in middle school program North Minneapolisencouraging under-represented youth through year-round outdoor activities such as cross-country skiing, mountain biking and trail running.

Maryland State Youth Soccer Association – Baltimore, $ 15,000
The Maryland State Youth Soccer Association’s Let’s play! is an after-school initiative that provides a character-building and community-supported physical activity program that helps teach social and emotional skills while fighting obesity and related diseases. The funds will add the Let’s play! Program in two additional schools benefiting 160 children.

McClintock High SchoolTempe, Ariz., $ 15,000
The funds will go to the new Charger Recreation Center, designed to remove barriers to the disadvantaged population that exist in traditional health clubs. Facilities will include a weight room, yoga and nutrition seminars for all students regardless of their financial background or skill level.

Minneapolis Public school – Minneapolis, $ 59,184
Funding will enable universal cycling education, reducing barriers and promoting equity in planning safe routes for MPS school. The funds will be used to purchase two fleets of bicycles, to train 20 employees on bicycle safety and to support the Let’s Roll MPS group bike ride. Fifteen schools will have access to physical activity grants, prioritizing historically disadvantaged communities and impacting 6,000 students.

Medgar Evers fine and School of Performing Arts – Chicago, $ 15,000
The grant will help remove barriers to fair access to physical activity opportunities in schools and help develop targeted strategies to promote the health and well-being of disadvantaged students. Items include basketball boards and hoops and volleyball equipment.

Revolution of the native force – Phoenix, Minneapolis And San Bernardino County, California, $ 15,000
Native Strength Revolution equips a new generation of indigenous healers through leadership and awareness training and yoga certification, collaborating with communities to discover a new possibility of well-being for youth through yoga, nutrition and medical education led by the natives. The funds will increase the school and after-school programming of yoga classes and wellness teaching for K-12 students.

Netball America Inc. – Atlanta, $ 15,000
Netball America creates an exciting atmosphere of participation and supports individual progress, team unity, good health and the education of young people, uniting communities for positive change. Netball America Be an inspiration the program takes young people on an immersive journey designed to stimulate critical thinking skills, engage in games without the pressure of losing weight, and promote self-confidence and non-violence. Funds will expand the Be an inspiration program in Atlanta, Ga.

Rancho Elementary School – Novato, California, $ 13,070
The funds will go to the new “600 Seconds to Glory” program, in which each school level will participate in a vigorous but fun ten-minute game or activity every day before lunch. Challenges will include camaraderie, sportsmanship and goal setting by gradually building stamina through fun and competitive games.

St. Paul Public school – St. Paul, Minn., $ 20,000
The funds will be used to purchase cardio battery equipment, expanding the physical education curriculum to attract more students by introducing new forms of fitness in addition to team and individual sports.

Financing for Get the kids moving comes from Life Time, Inc. and athletes living their passion for movement through the Life Time Foundation Team, a group of 184 individual cyclists, runners and triathletes who take part in six of Life Time’s most iconic athletic events while undertake to raise funds between $ 1,500 And $ 3,000 in exchange for free admission and the bypass of the event lotteries. The six events for 2022 are:

To find out more or make a donation to the Life Time Foundation, visit www.ltfoundation.org.

About the Life Time Foundation

Life Time Foundation, a 501c (3) non-profit organization associated with Life Time, operates nationwide with the goal of improving the health of young people. The Foundation works with K-12 public schools, supporting them in serving minimally processed food in schools and funding community organizations that work to ensure that all children can take part in a safe, fun and enriching physical activity. 100% of every dollar donated to the Life Time Foundation directly supports its mission because all administrative costs are provided by Life Time, Inc. For more information, visit www.ltfoundation.org

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