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Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs Holds School Supply Donation Drive

The gym franchise’s members brought in thousands of supplies for local institutions.

By Katie Porter1851 Franchise Contributor
SPONSORED 4:16PM 10/10/22

In addition to being a staple in local communities for people to focus on their fitness goals, Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs is dedicated to helping the community however it can. The 17-unit gym franchise under the Fit For You Franchising umbrella held a donation drive for members to bring in school supplies for schools in the area.

“Education has been rough the last couple of years coming out of COVID, and teachers are struggling. Many are solely responsible for providing supplies for their classroom,” said multi-unit franchisee Samantha Gorman. “A lot of the teachers in our school districts are members of our clubs. So we felt it was really important to support them and do something within our system to help them.”

All 17 Fitness Premier locations participated in the drive, which went on for three weeks in August. The brand received lists from teachers in local school districts for what is most needed and asked members to bring those items to the gyms: markers, pencils, glue, tape, pens, Post-It notes, notebooks, scissors, folders, wipes and more.

Each location gathered between 50 to 100 supplies that were then driven to schools and hand-delivered by the gym’s managers. 

“They were super thankful,” said Gorman. “The teachers were very excited, and the administration was very grateful. Most schools dispersed it to teachers with a higher need and some students that didn't necessarily have the supplies they needed.”

Gorman said that Fitness Premier’s members were all very supportive of the drive and happy to see that the brand was doing something charitable to benefit the community and the children. 

“We at Fitness Premier are all thankful to be able to provide for our communities. It’s very important to us and what makes us more than just a gym,” she said.

The total initial investment necessary to begin the operation of a Fitness Premier Club Model is $279,849 to $575,499, including a $39,999 franchise fee. For more information, visit

About Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs:

Fitness Premier 24/7 Clubs is a fast-growing, 18-location, group-workout gym concept that creates a community with its staff and guests. Backed by franchise executive, Jason Markowicz and his franchisee-focused corporate team, Fitness Premier differentiates itself with great people, culture, and systems compounded by a growth focus in strategic yet smaller markets where some fitness brands would not think to grow. To learn more about franchise opportunities, visit