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Taymax Fills Need for San Antonio Boys & Girls Clubs

Because of its longstanding relationship with Taymax Group, the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio (BGCA) knew Planet Fitness® was its go-to partner for help following the reopening of the clubs after closures due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Under Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, water fountains in the clubs were designated as water bottle refill stations only. Many of the youth in the San Antonio locations, however, returned without reusable containers, creating a concern for the Boys & Girls Clubs about how the children would stay hydrated. Without hesitation, Taymax Group volunteered to assist in providing water bottles for the youth.

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Anchor Management Assists Community Food Banks During Crisis

When the coronavirus pandemic struck the U.S., communities across the country were deeply impacted. The crisis wrought by COVID-19 left many families struggling to put food on the table, so Anchor Management’s Planet Fitness® teams in the Wilmington, North Carolina, area stepped in to assist residents. 

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Baseline Fitness Shows Support for Team Members During Pandemic

Following the closure of gyms during the COVID-19 pandemic, a group from Baseline Fitness, owned by Scott Majkrzak, decided to create a financial support fund to assist fellow team members. “They wanted to start a donation pool designed to help any Baseline Fitness team member who may have needed financial assistance quickly during this period of hardship,” explained Majkrzak.

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Atlanta Marketing Co-Op Donation Fights Food Insecurity in Metro Area

In May, as many Planet Fitness® locations in Georgia began reopening, the Atlanta Marketing Co-Op took the opportunity to think of others impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The 46-club co-op donated $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta to support the nonprofit’s efforts to fight food insecurity. With school closures, many BGCA youth were left without meals provided through the education system. 

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PF Houston Provides Hundreds of Meals to Community

During the COVID-19 pandemic, PF Houston, owned by franchisees Scott Sanders and Jon Evans, decided to continue classic Planet Fitness® traditions through its club closures. While typical Pizza Monday and Bagel Tuesday festivities were momentarily put on hold, PF Houston brought these treats to workers on the front lines.  

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