CHANHASSEN, Minn., May 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Only the second year, annual The Ride of a Lifetimea charity cycle event that raises money to benefit children’s health, raised more donations 1 million dollars In 40+ metro markets. More than 8,000 people participated in the ride and contributed more to surpassing the target.
Funds raised during Life Time benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Life Time Foundation, two special organizations that support hospitals that care for children in need and partner with school food leaders to serve healthy, nutritious, minimally processed foods to all schools. country respectively.
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals today provides the treatments and cures that children need from illnesses and diseases so they can reach their full potential. Donations are more important now, with 89% of member hospitals reporting recent staff shortages due to the impact of the pandemic.
The Life Time Foundation works with schools to ensure that the nutrition provided through their meals is the best so that every child grows up happy, strong and healthy. For some children, these foods may be the only food they eat on a daily basis. Life Time Foundation partners with 35 school districts impacting 3,634 schools and serving 264 million healthy meals to 1.7 million students each year.
“Last weekend was epic in our quest to help kids live healthy and happy lives — and that’s thanks to the more than 8,000 people who participated,” Life Time President and Chief Operating Officer Jeff Zwiefel he says. “To everyone who rides, pledges and supports this event, you are making a difference at local hospitals and schools in your communities through the Children’s Miracle Network and Lifetime Fund.”
Since its inception in 2021, Ride of a Life Time has won more 1.6 million dollars For Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Lifetime Foundation. If you missed your chance to take part in the Ride of a Life Time, donations to the cause will remain open until May at www.rideofalifetime.life.
About life time®Inc.
Life Time (NYSE: LTH) empowers people to live healthy, happy lives through its portfolio of nearly 160 athletic country clubs. United States and Canada. The company’s healthy lifestyle communities and ecosystem cover all aspects of healthy living, healthy aging and healthy entertainment for people from 90 days to 90+ years. Backed by a team of over 30,000 dedicated professionals, Life Time is committed to delivering the best programs and experiences through clubs, iconic sporting events and a comprehensive digital platform.
About the Life Time Fund
As a public charity created by Life Time, the Life Time Foundation is committed to helping children reach their full potential by providing access to nutritious meals. The Life Time Foundation partners with schools to eliminate highly processed and artificial foods in favor of healthy, real food alternatives. Unlike many other charities where a portion of donations are consumed by administrative costs, 100% of every dollar donated to the Life Time Foundation directly supports its mission, as all administrative costs are covered by Life Time, Inc. For more information visit www. .ltfoundation.org.
About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals in the United States that support the health of 10 million children each year, and Canada. Donations go to local hospitals to fund critical life-saving treatments and health care, along with innovative research, vital pediatric medical equipment, child life services that ease the minds of children and families during difficult hospital stays, and financial assistance to families who can help. cannot otherwise afford these health services. When we improve the health of all children and empower them to reach their full potential, we improve our communities for years to come. Together we can change children’s health. Together we can change the future. To learn about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and your local children’s hospital, visit cmnhospitals.org.
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