“Dance for Child Abuse Prevention” Zumba Fitness Fundraiser
SARASOTA, FLA: On Saturday, April 23, local Zumba Fitness instructors will be holding a “Dance for Child Abuse Prevention” fundraiser from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Crunch Fitness, 3762 Bee Ridge Rd, Sarasota, Fla.
Vendors and food trucks will open at 3:30 p.m. Zumba will kick off at 4:00 p.m., followed by raffles from 5:00 to 5:30 p.m.
To register, please submit a suggested $20 donation via the MCS PayPal account, MCS PayPal account with a heading of “Zumbathon.” Participants should also join the Facebook event. Participants are encouraged to wear blue, the color for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. All ages and fitness levels welcome.
Since 1983, April has been recognized as a time to raise awareness in helping break the cycle of child abuse. Community support is essential in helping MCS continue to provide education and respite to child victims of abuse and those at risk of becoming victimized.
For more information about Manatee Children’s Services, visit our website at https://www.manateechildrensservices.com/.
About Crunch Fitness: Founded in 1989 as a small gym in a humble basement studio within New York City’s Greenwich Village as a welcoming place for a diverse group of people to get fit, Crunch Fitness offers a “no judgment” philosophy to create a community and gym for all. No judgments means room for everyone, regardless of shape, size, age, race, gender, or fitness level. No matter your workout of choice, Crunch Fitness professionals want members to feel good while reaching their goals.
About Manatee Children’s Services: Manatee Children’s Services, a Child Advocacy Center dedicated to breaking the cycle of child abuse, provides a full spectrum of programs serving over 12,000 children and families annually. Our mission is “to advocate for and provide the resources, skills, and shelter to alleviate abuse through prevention and intervention for all children and their families.” Since its inception in 1977 as the community’s first and only emergency shelter for abused children in foster care, MCS now offers programs in treatment, prevention, intervention, and residential services.