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The Wesley Foundation invites community to “Share A Step For Seniors” during virtual fitness fundraiser

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The Wesley Foundation invites community to “Share A Step For Seniors” during virtual fitness fundraiser

Saratoga Springs, N.Y., June 9, 2020 – The Wesley Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Wesley Community in Saratoga Springs, welcomes Capital Region residents to take part in its “Share A Step For Seniors” virtual fundraiser beginning Thursday, June 19.

The weeklong fitness initiative, which runs through June 26, offers participants the opportunity to raise funds for The Wesley Community while working towards a fitness-oriented goal, such as running or walking a mile per day or completing a 30-mile bike ride. Members track their workouts, share their progress on social media and encourage friends and family to support their efforts via a donation.

All donations generated through “Share A Step For Seniors” will support The Wesley Community’s continued efforts to serve its residents and staff during the coronavirus global health pandemic. The Wesley Community is a non-profit senior living campus in Saratoga Springs with more than 700 residents.

“Showing love and support for our seniors is more important than ever and we are excited to hold a virtual event focused on health and wellness, while practicing social distancing,” said J. Brian Nealon, CEO of The Wesley Community. “We encourage participants to follow the guidelines from government and health officials during their fitness activities. All of us at The Wesley Community appreciate the continued support for this event.”

Registration is free. Individuals or teams interested in participating in the “Share A Step for Seniors” campaign can register at www.justgiving.com/campaign/shareastep.

Major sponsors of “Share A Step For Seniors” include Stewart’s Shops and the Dake Family, Jim LaVigne and Mary Gavin, Mannix Marketing and Saratoga.com, CDPHP, Ruth Pouliot, Lisa Cardone-O’Connor – Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, Fingerpaint and T.C. Equipment.

For more information about the Share A Step For Seniors event, visit www.justgiving.com/campaign/shareastep or contact Katelynn Donovan via email at kndonovan@thewesleycommunity.org or by phone at 518-691-1616.

 

About The Wesley Community

The Wesley Community is a 37-acre, non-profit agency in Saratoga Springs, NY. Sponsored by United Methodist Health and Housing, Inc., The Wesley Community’s unique continuum of care community provides independent and assisted living for seniors, affordable independent senior housing, short-term rehabilitation and long-term care, as well as home care services and outpatient therapies available for people of all ages.

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