THE WESLEY FOUNDATION INVITES COMMUNITY TO ‘SHARE A STEP’ DURING VIRTUAL FITNESS FUNDRAISE

Saratoga Springs, N.Y. – The Wesley Foundation, the philanthropic arm of The Wesley Community – a 37-acre senior living campus with more than 700 residents in Saratoga Springs – invites Capital Region residents to take part in its “Share A Step” virtual fundraiser beginning Friday, May 21 through Thursday, May 27.

The weeklong fitness initiative offers participants the opportunity to raise funds for The Wesley Community while working towards a fitness-oriented goal, such as running or walking one mile per day or completing a 30-mile bike ride. Members track their workouts, share their progress on social media and encourage friends and family to support their efforts via a donation. Teams and individuals are welcome to participate and prizes are awarded for goals achieved during the event.

All donations generated through “Share A Step” will support the second phase of renovations at the Springs Building of Wesley Health Care Center. The project will create a contemporary, efficient and home-like environment on the building’s second, third and fourth floors. Phase one of the project was completed in 2016.

“Adirondack Trust is proud to be the presenting sponsor of this year’s ‘Share a Step’ fundraiser and this important fitness campaign to benefit The Wesley Community and the Springs Building renovation project,” said Charles V. Wait, Jr., President and CEO of Adirondack Trust. “We encourage members of the public to become involved, not just for their own personal wellness, but as a way to go above and beyond for the residents of The Wesley Community.”

“We are very excited for the fourth annual “Share a Step” fundraiser, as we raise funds to support the health and wellbeing of the seniors at The Wesley Community,” said J. Brian Nealon, CEO of The Wesley Community. “This event is an excellent example of the many ways that wellness can be creative and collaborative, with the public working towards a collective goal for the residents of our community.”

Registration for “Share a Step” is free. Individuals or teams interested in participating or making a donation should visit https://p2p.onecause.com/shareastep.

“Share a Step” is presented by The Adirondack Trust Company. Summit sponsors include Marshall & Sterling Insurance, Ray Martin/Crescent Hill Partners, CDPHP, Angerame Architects, The Fort Miller Group. Peak Sponsors include Allerdice Building Supply, Saratoga Casino Hotel, Bonacio Construction, Longfellows Hotel and Conference Center, D.A. Collins Companies. Mountain Sponsors include Saratoga National Bank & Trust, Bond, Schoeneck and King, The LA Group, Saratoga.com, Freed Maxick, Munter Enterprises and Lemery Greisler.

For more information about the Share A Step for Seniors event, visit https://p2p.onecause.com/shareastep or contact Katelynn Donovan via email at [email protected] or by phone at 518-691-1616.

About The Wesley Community

The Wesley Community is a 37-acre, non-profit agency in Saratoga Springs, NY. Sponsored by United Methodist Health and Housing, Inc., The Wesley Community’s unique continuum of care community provides independent and assisted living for seniors, affordable independent senior housing, short-term rehabilitation and long-term care, as well as home care services and outpatient therapies available for people of all ages.

 

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