Project 150 and EōS Fitness Partnership Raises Significant Donation to Support Scholarships for Local High School Students
LAS VEGAS – Project 150, a local nonprofit that helps underprivileged high school students, has partnered with EōS Fitness to raise money for the Project 150 scholarship program. EōS Fitness has donated nearly $53,000, raising $27,803 through donations at his gyms, then matching those funds with an additional $25,000 donation from the company.
“We are beyond proud to partner with Project 150 again,” said Eric McCauley, Senior Regional Vice President of Sales and Operations for EōS Fitness. “Everyone pulled together to help not only meet, but exceed our fundraising goal. A big thank you to the members of EōS Nevada, team members and the community at large for their support of Project 150 and all the work this organization does for children across the state.
From April 15 through June 22, EōS members, team members, and guests donated to Project 150 and won a miniature-sized paper graduation cap/tassel to recognize their support of the graduation fund. scholarships. Sponsored graduation caps were displayed at all 14 EōS locations in Nevada.
“As students finally reach the goal of graduating from high school, we want them to know that their life journey has only just begun,” said Kelli Kristo, Executive Director of Project 150. “Our scholarships help them pursue higher or professional education that paves the way for a prosperous future.”
Project 150 hosted a scholarship awards luncheon on June 22 at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino. Each of the 67 scholarship recipients received up to $4,000 per student. Each of these deserving students will attend colleges and universities in Nevada, including the College of Southern Nevada, Nevada State College, UNLV, and the University of Nevada, Reno. Of the 67 scholarship recipients, 45 are first-generation students.
About Project 150
Project 150 is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity, founded in December 2011 by local businessmen Don Purdue and Patrick Spargur. The two had heard of about 150 homeless high school students from Rancho High School in Las Vegas who needed support over the Christmas break. Since then, Project 150 has grown and now serves more than 6,000 homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged enrolled and unenrolled high school students at more than 75 schools across Nevada. Project 150 provides these students with food, clothing, school supplies, sports equipment, shoes, college and job market readiness, and other needs so they have what they need. need to pursue their studies and succeed in life. Visit Project 150 on www.project150.org.
About EOS Fitness
EōS Fitness, a leader in the fitness industry with its Low Cost Gyms (HVLP)®, is an inclusive and welcoming organization committed to empowering practitioners of all experience levels. With over 100 locations open or under development in Arizona, Florida, Nevada, Southern California, Texas and Utah, EōS Fitness is growing rapidly. Offering serious fitness options, EōS Fitness offers the best equipment, high-energy workout classes, plenty of personal training options, and home workouts starting at just $9.99 per month. EōS Fitness’s more than 600 trainers have the knowledge and technical expertise to help members find their personal passion for wellness, develop daily fitness habits, and achieve their goals. Visit Eosfitness.com to learn more.