CHICAGO, Nov. 16, 2012 // PRNewswire // - The Charter Fitness 6th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive is going on now through November 19, 2012. Non-perishable food items may be dropped off at any participating Charter Fitness location and will benefit people in need in each of the communities served by the clubs. The food will be distributed through local charities such as The Greater Chicago Food Depository, The Salvation Army and a variety of local churches.
"Everyone is encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items at their local Charter Fitness club. You don't have to be a member to donate. With your help, we're going to give a lot of local families in need a better Thanksgiving," said Dan Collins, Director of Sales, Charter Fitness.
Since its inception, Charter Fitness club members have donated more than 25,000 food items to local charities and food banks.
Visit http://www.CharterFitness.com for a complete list of donation locations.
Based in Orland Park, IL, Charter Fitness Franchising LLC is a health club franchise with over 40 locations. Charter Fitness health clubs offer members a clean, comfortable and convenient workout experience with best-in-class fitness equipment for as low as $10 per month. The Company is now the largest health club business in the Chicago, IL metropolitan area, and expects to hire 200 employees over the coming months. Charter Fitness strongly believes in community involvement and is a member of the International Health Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). For franchising information or to find a club near you, visit http://www.CharterFitness.com
SOURCE Charter Fitness