ARLINGTON, Va. - August 19, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - All 32 Massage Envy locations in the Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia region will donate $10 for every one-hour massage and facial session as part of a one day Healing Hands for Arthritis event. Massage Envy clinics will partner with the Arthritis Foundation to host Healing Hands for Arthritis on September 18.
This will mark the third year that Massage Envy is partnering with the Arthritis Foundation for the Healing Hands event. Each clinic has set a goal to raise $1,111.11 as part of the Massage Envy national effort to raise one million for the Foundation. Last year, these local clinics raised over $25,000 for the Foundation as part of the event and since the inception of the partnership, the region has raised over $133,000 for the cause.
“The benefits of massage therapy have proven beneficial when treating the symptoms of arthritis, making for a perfect partnership between our spas and the Arthritis Foundation,” said Eric Barton, Regional Developer of Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia Massage Envy Spas. “We’re proud to partner with the Arthritis Foundation to support a condition that affects so many individuals. It is our hope that our continued efforts with the Foundation will one day lead to a cure for arthritis.”
In addition to Massage Envy making contributions on September 18, Massage Envy’s exclusive skin care partner, Murad®, as well as BioFreeze and Wyndmere, will each donate 10% of all product sales at Massage Envy Spa locations.
Those interested in scheduling an appointment for September 18 should visit the regional microsite (http://www.massageenvy.com/regions/DC/Washington-D-C.aspx) to identify the closest location.
Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Massage Envy is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage and spa services to members and guests with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy has nearly 900 locations in 48 states. Through its national partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, Massage Envy has raised more than $1 million in two, one-day Healing Hands for Arthritis events. The company was recently ranked #81 in Entrepreneur’s 2012 “Franchise 500” and #29 in its “Fastest Growing Franchise” rankings. Massage Envy is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and was named a 2012 Military Friendly Franchise. For more information, visit MassageEnvy.com.