Workout for Women's Day is a coming together of local trainers and fitness studios around International Women's Day to offer by-donation classes for charities that support girls, women, and other people who experience gender discrimination. This grassroots, volunteer driven campaign has raised more than $100,000 in 4 years! .
In 2018, Shana started Bootcamp to Benefit, a movement class with full proceeds going to charity. Bootcamp to Benefit originally was offered on a pop-up basis in the summers, and from 2018-2019 more than $3,400 for various charities..
Since March 2020, Bootcamp to Benefit has grown and Shana has taught 84 classes on Zoom and in-person, raising more than $88,000 for 39 charities (as of March 2023). Click here to see the charities that Bootcamp to Benefit has supported, as well as community groups that have helped us along the way.
Want to join a live Bootcamp to Benefit? Contact Shana to sign up or to collaborate for a cause you care about.
TOT FITNESS GIVES BACK
Andi Davis, owner of Train of Thought Fitness and co-founder of Stronger Together Vancouver, has been utilizing fitness as a fundraising tool for years. Highlights include:
- Burpee Challenge for Little Warriors, an organization committed to the awareness, prevention, and treatment of childhood sexual abuse. Andi personally raised over $6,ooo and did 1000 burpees for time.
- Running a half marathon in Glacier National Park and raised $1000 for park conservation.
- Competing in 2019 Aprons for Gloves, a charity started by Eastside Boxing Club to raise funds for their at-risk youth program. . Each participant raises money for the charity and trains for the chance to fight like the pros with a ring, announcer, and commentators. Andi was the top female fundraiser with Aprons for Gloves in the last 8 years raising over $10,000.