SOURCE: Fitwize 4 Kids

December 10, 2007 20:22 ET

Fitwize 4 Kids and Children's Hospital Foundation Team-Up to Offer Fundraising to Children's National Medical Center

STERLING, VA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2007) - Fitwize 4 Kids, Virginia's first and only Healthy Lifestyle Center just for Kids, has announced that it is teaming up with the Children's Hospital Foundation to offer fundraising to Children's Hospital National Medical Center.

Between December 10, 2007 and January 31, 2008, Fitwize 4 Kids will donate a portion of new member fees to the fund. Additionally, existing members and local businesses will assist in raising thousands of dollars for the Center.

"Every dollar raised will help save and improve the lives of children in the Washington metropolitan area," said Saied Banafshe, co-owner of Fitwize 4 Kids Sterling. "With the support of customers and neighboring businesses, we can reach our ultimate goal."

Fitwize 4 Kids Founder and CEO, Warren Gendel, added, "Children's National Medical Center is on the cutting edge of health care for children and as a leader in the area of children's fitness, Fitwize 4 Kids fully supports the Children's Hospital Foundation in raising money for programs that will enrich children's lives."

About Fitwize 4 Kids

Fitwize 4 Kids is improving the quality of life for children and their families by offering a fun and safe place where kids learn how to stay active, build strong muscles and become empowered to make better decisions about their physical and nutritional well being.

The core resistance and cardiovascular fitness program is based upon a 45-minute full-body, circuit-style workout utilizing equipment designed specifically for the physiology of a child's body and is complimented by a world-class family style Nutrition curriculum. Thousands of members and parents across the U.S. are changing their lives at Fitwize 4 Kids. Results include increased self-esteem, weight management, improved academic performance, stronger athletic performance, psychological stability and overall health stabilization, to name a few. Find out how we're improving kids lives -- visit

About Children's Hospital Foundation

The Children's Hospital Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization that serves as the fundraising arm for Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. The foundation partners with individual donors, corporations, and community organizations to help Children's doctors, nurses, and clinicians fulfill their vision to transform children's health in the Washington area, across the country, and around the world. For more information, visit

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