FITMARK™ Donates More Than Three Thousand Backpacks to Underprivileged Students Across the US

YMCA, Boys and Girls Clubs & other Students in California & New York City, Received Quality Bags for the 2017 School Year

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Fitmark, a worldwide leader in sports, fitness, travel and meal management bags for people with active lifestyles, is proud to share its 1 for 100 program continues to benefit youth across the United States, with more than 3,000 backpacks having been donated to kids this summer. To date, more than 15,000 backpacks have been donated through the Company’s corporate social responsibility program: 1 for 100, which aims to provide one backpack to an underprivileged student for every $100 net on

Students who belong to local YMCA Organizations, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, as well as local organizations within Marin County, California, and New York City, all benefited this school year.

“Fitmark continues to reach aggressive sales goals and is quickly expanding across the globe,” said Mark Samuel, CEO and founder at Fitmark. “We love and appreciate our customers, and it’s rewarding to see how much we’re able to give back because of the support we receive from them. This donation is a representation of our mission from day one to give back. Whether it’s to children in need or others, it’s our responsibility as a growing company to play a bigger part in the world in any way we can. We’re thankful we’re able to provide the support these kids need to go to school and have proper tools, such as great quality backpacks, to do so.”

Fitmark is passionate about giving back to underprivileged children and launched the Company’s 1 for 100 program from day one. To make sure the backpacks are given to those that need them most, Fitmark works with the YMCA, and Boys and Girls Clubs of America in areas such as San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Detroit, Chicago and other urban cities.

Fitmark’s continued success and goals include donating up to 1,000 more bags to underprivileged children before the end of the year, and expansion and growth into more countries.

About Fitmark:
Fitmark has a singular goal: to fill the void that exists between high performance athletes and their bags. Whether at the gym or on the go, our exclusive meal prep bag brand fills this void by bringing quality and function to your fitness lifestyle. With a Fitmark bag, you've joined an elite group of athletes who lives in the place where function and fitness intersect. Our mission is your mission: looking great, feeling vibrant, and fulfilling your highest potential. We create high-quality, functional sport and meal prep bags for fitness enthusiasts. That's our passion, our sole purpose. We don't make shoes or shirts. We don't sell hats or supplements. We craft bags. Exclusive bags that seamlessly integrate form and function to reflect your lifestyle and your passions.

Started by lifelong fitness enthusiast, CEO Mark A. Samuel had seen one too many of his gym-mates walking around with shapeless, simple, and uninspired bags. He knew these same intense, stylish, and successful people don’t settle. So why were they settling for a bag?

In 2011, Mark put his extensive entrepreneurial experience to work and created Fitmark. Like a fine suit, Fitmark is an instant expression of who you are and what you believe. We’re available in more than 25 countries and growing strong. For more information visit: Find Fitmark on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Nicole Rodrigues
NRPR Group – for Fitmark
Ph: 650.815.5069

Mark Samuel
Founder and CEO
Ph: 415.786.3382

Source: Fitmark


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Fitmark has a singular goal: to fill the void that exists between high performance athletes and their bags.Whether at the gym, at work or on the go, our exclusive global bag brand fills this void by bringing quality and function to your fitness life.

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