Track Shack Foundation Awards Over $21,000 to Community Organizations Promoting Youth Health & Fitness

Track Shack Foundation’s Board of Trustees recently awarded over $21,000 to 18 area schools and organizations that provide health and fitness education and encourage young people to participate in a wide range of sports and fitness related activities in Orange, Osceola, and Seminole counties. 

Track Shack Foundation proudly introduces its most recent grant recipients and their exceptional programs:

  • A Gift For Teaching, Orlando, Healthy Kids Corner for its Free Store which contains health information, products and teaching tools to encourage healthy behaviors to the area's most needy populations.
  • Altamonte Elementary, Altamonte Springs, cross country program
  • Apopka Memorial Middle School, Apopka, running club
  • Dommerich Elementary, Maitland, Running Tribe running club
  • Durrance Elementary School PTA, Orlando, Mighty Milers running club
  • Foundation for Foster Children, Central Florida, Fostering Success Program that provides opportunities to foster youth who request access to participate in athletic programs such as fitness clubs, community athletic programs offered through the YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs, little leagues, youth martial arts classes and other sports related camps and venues.
  • Freedom High School, Orlando, track and field program
  • Jackson Heights Middle School, Oviedo, Crocc cross country season
  • Jones, Orlando, track and field team to go to Coaches Invitational in Atlanta, GA
  • Pine Castle Christian Academy, Orlando, soccer program
  • Poinciana High School, Kissimmee, track program
  • Red Bug Elementary School, Casselberry, hosting a cross country meet
  • Rock Lake Cross Country Team, Longwood, cross country team
  • Seminole County Public Schools Running Clubs, Winter Springs, All County elementary school meet
  • Sterling Park Elementary, Casselberry, Eagle cross country team and cross country meet
  • Winter Park Day Nursery, Inc., Winter Park, purchase of fitness equipment for low-income, preschool age children.
  • Winter Park Girls Volleyball, Winter Park, strength and conditioning equipment for women’s volleyball program.
Financial support of the local organizations is made possible by runners and walkers who actively take part in Track Shack’s local running events. Race proceeds positively impact the community and improve the quality of life for so many.

The Track Shack Foundation is a 501©(3) organization that helps provide health and fitness opportunities to Central Floridians through the funding of youth athletic programs. To find out more about the Track Shack Foundation, to donate or apply for funds, please visithttp://www.trackshack.com/foundation/index.shtml

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