Healthworks Community Fitness

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Healthworks Community Fitness is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing high-quality fitness opportunities and health education for women and children in low-income neighborhoods in order to prevent and treat chronic diseases, improve health and fitness, and promote well-being and empowerment.

Healthworks Community Fitness believes all women deserve access to high-quality fitness opportunities and health support. At our center in Dorchester, MA, along with our satellite programs at Dorchester House and Codman Square Health Center, we have served over 20,000 women and children in the community since 2002.

Healthworks Community Fitness November 2019 Appeal:

Every year, Healthworks Community Fitness asks for the support of the Healthworks members, staff, vendors, and the larger community. Since our prescription program is gaining recognition, we are raising funds to support the new partnership and Physician Exercise Prescription Program with Boston Medical Center.

This program helps patients diagnosed with chronic diseases (type 2 diabetes, hypertension, obesity, asthma) prevent and manage their diagnosis with exercise.

100% of the funds raised will go towards subsidizing Healthworks Community Fitness physician referral memberships at HCF to kick-start a female patient's journey to wellness.

Any donation amount is welcome. Your donations impact prospective Healthworks Community Fitness members who receive exercise referrals from primary care physicians as follows:

  • $30 supports 1 month of participation at HCF for a patient
  • $90 supports 3 months of participation at HCF for a patient
  • $360 supports 12 months of participation at HCF for a patient
  • $1500 supports 50 months of participation at HCF for a patient

Thank you in advance for your support!