If you really want to pay it forward, but feel like you don’t have the time or the funds, consider this: you can actually turn your workout into a way to help those in need.
Check out these suggestions from Women’s Health (womenshealthmag.com).
If you usually track your walks, runs, or bike rides on a GPS watch or app, you'll love Charity Miles. The phone app lets you select a charity from a list to "donate" your miles to. Activate the app whenever you lace up your running shoes or hop on your bike, and exercise as usual. Then, for every mile you walk or run, corporate sponsors will donate 25 cents to your chosen charity. For every mile you ride, they'll donate 10 cents. So the more you sweat, the more you give.
This site is just what anyone trying to exercise more regularly needs. On Workout Mission (workoutmission.org) you set a minimum weekly workout goal and choose from one of five featured "missions" (think: charities like The Special Olympics or Big Brothers Big Sisters) to donate to. When you work out—whether it's by lifting weights or doing a fitness class—you log it in the calendar. Once you complete 10 workouts, you can donate $10 to your selected mission. You'll get a receipt for every donation you make.
Get your entire office in on the sweaty charitable giving by using Plus3. This tool is designed to help companies motivate their employees to live healthy lifestyles through donation goals and friendly competition. You and your coworkers can download the app and sync up your fitness trackers to compete for leaderboard standing and donation goals. You'll track your nutrition, fitness activities, and more to earn points toward prizes and donations.
Sweat for STF
She's the First sponsors young girls around the world, and helps them gain access to education. With their #SweatforSTF campaign, you can create a fundraising page as you work toward a fitness goal, whether it's to run a marathon or complete 100 days of yoga. You'll set a fundraising goal and invite friends and family to make donations. When you hit your fundraising goal, you'll be matched with a girl whose education you've sponsored. You can also create a fundraising page as a team and fundraise with coworkers or in memory of a shared loved one.
In 2008 Help for Health opened a standalone hospice home, built through efforts from dedicated volunteers and community contributions over several years. A county-wide 1% capital tax was passed. The hospice home is an eight bed facility that serves hospice patients 24/7. Help for Health also serve hospice patients in their own homes. We are Medicaid and Medicare certified and accept most private insurances. No one is denied services due to inability to pay.
Your generous donations assist residents of Fremont County through the Tough Enough to Help Cancer Fund. Participates complete an application to receive assistant with non medical expenses of up to $1,000.00.
Help for Health Van transport patients from Shoshoni and Riverton Area to Lander for treatment.
Shoshoni 9:45am Fire Station Parking Lot
Campbell's Corner 10:00am
Riverton 10:15am City Hall Parking Lot
Hudson 10:30am Svilars Parking Lot
Arrive in Lander at approximately 10:45 am at Rocky Mountain Oncology
For reservations call Help for Health answering machine 307-332-9230. Messages are checked morning and evening