Melrose Boot Camp to Host Fundraiser for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The Melrose Boot Camp on Saturday, Jan. 19 kicks off a series of workouts to benefit a variety of charities.

Melrose Boot Camp (MBC) will be hosting a workout fundraiser for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Saturday morning at MBC's indoor space at Trinity Church.

Saturday morning workouts are a great opportunity to try out MBC for the first time or to get in a boot camp bonus for those currently enrolled. The warm-up will begin promptly at 8 a.m. Prior to attending please fill out our brief form and submit it online if you have not already done so.

The suggested donation amount is $10; however, donations of any amount will be gratefully accepted. Please bring water and an exercise mat. There will be a limited number of mats available. 

Saturday’s workout kicks off a series of charity boot camps this winter and spring.  Some of the other Saturday morning sessions will benefit Boston Children’s HospitalBoston Boys & Girls ClubsAutism SpeaksRon Burton Training Village, Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade and Housing Families Inc.

Melrose Boot Camp believes that businesses have a responsibility to give back to the communities in which they thrive...and so we do. Such mindfulness and generosity benefits all of us in body, mind and in spirit.

For more information about fundraising opportunities and how you can help please visit the Melrose Boot Camp website.

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tom shattuck January 17, 2013 at 06:48 PM
This is for a great cause and is also a great way to preemptively make up for any bad behavior during the big Pats' game Sunday. I know I will need it.
Joy Fay January 26, 2013 at 04:30 PM
$400 was raised for the Boys and Girls Clubs and Ron Burton Training Village at this morning's boot camp! Thank you all so very much. Great to see you there Tom.. Thank you all for kicking off your Weekend with us at MBC!
Mark Ouellette January 26, 2013 at 04:32 PM
That's great to hear, Joy. Congrats!


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