Published September 08, 2015 23:46
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs (OBGC) is the grateful beneficiary of a $25,000 donation of physical recreation and health equipment from our local Flaman Fitness store, through the generosity of the Frank Flaman Foundation. The donation benefits four Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs in the Central Okanagan—Martin Avenue Community Centre, Downtown Youth Centre, Westside Youth Centre and Webber Road Community Centre.
Physical activity, health and safety are among the core programming areas in which the clubs focus and the donation will benefit club members at all these locations.
Many youth who come to OBGC’s Downtown Youth Centre are experiencing high levels of stress in their lives and poor physical health. The fitness programming and equipment made possible by this donation helps to ease their stress, increases the ability to cope and helps build healthy and strong bodies.
According to Dodie Lane, a youth at the centre, “The new massage chair feels awesome! Like a real massage on my back and helps me feel comfortable, and I feel more relaxed. I like to show other people how to use it and then let them just sit back and try it”.
Thank you Flaman Fitness and the Frank Flaman Foundation for making a difference in the lives of children and youth in the Okanagan. Local individuals and business owners interested in partnering with Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs recreation programs are invited to contact email@example.com.
About Frank J. Flaman Foundation and Flaman Fitness Stores
For over 30 years, Frank J. Flaman has personally funded and helped countless charities, both locally and around the globe. In 2005, he formally established the Frank J. Flaman Foundation to expand these philanthropic efforts. In the first two years alone, he brought aid to thousands worldwide and every year following the foundation continues to spread the generosity of Frank and other donors to those in need.