Charleston, S.C. (October 26, 2015) – EverydayheroTM, a Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB) company and innovative crowdfundraising platform, partnered with MapMyFitness giving athletes a chance to give their perspiration some purpose by combining fundraising and workouts for The Extra Mile Thanksgiving Charity Challenge. Beginning October 28, athletes can make their workouts count for the charity or cause closest to their hearts by joining at, www.mapmyfitness.com/challenges/theextramile.
The randomly selected grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 charity donation and $1,000 Under Armour Gift Card, while a $125 Under Armour Gift Card will be given to one winner each week of the challenge. To be eligible to win, participants must be 18 years of age residing in the U.S., and through using a MapMyFitness account, join the challenge, raise at least $500 for their charity through their everydayhero fundraising page, and log 16 workouts of 30 minutes or more.
“Our partnership with MapMyFitness presents a unique opportunity to bring wellness and fundraising closer together,” said everydayhero’s Global Marketing Director, Simon Lockyer. “Whether people are giving their all at the gym, on the roads, or on the football field, their hard work has more meaning when their efforts are benefitting a good cause.”
Serving the nonprofit, charitable giving and education communities for more than 30 years, Blackbaud (NASDAQ:BLKB) combines technology solutions and expertise to help organizations achieve their missions. Blackbaud works in over 60 countries to support more than 30,000 customers, including nonprofits, K12 private and higher education institutions, healthcare organizations, foundations and other charitable giving entities, and corporations. The company offers a full spectrum of cloud and on-premise solutions, and related services for organizations of all sizes, including nonprofit fundraising and relationship management, eMarketing, advocacy, accounting, payments and analytics, as well as grant management, corporate social responsibility, education and other solutions. Using Blackbaud technology, these organizations raise, invest, manage and award more than $100 billion each year. Recognized as a top company, Blackbaud is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina and has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, Ireland and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.blackbaud.com.
As a product of the Under Armour Connected Fitness Business Unit, the MapMyFitness suite of mobile apps and websites continues to build the world’s largest digital fitness community by providing interactive tools to make fitness social, simple and rewarding. The flagship consumer brands – MapMyRun, MapMyRide, and MapMyWalk – are among the most popular apps on iOS and Android and the cloud-based platform has been supporting millions of users since it launched in 2007. MapMyFitness is an open platform, seamlessly integrating with more than 400 fitness tracking devices, sensors and wearables. MapMyFitness offers integrated marketing and advertising solutions, premium consumer subscription products, and a SaaS platform that helps partners of any size tap into advanced fitness tracking technology, workout database, nutritional data, calorie calculators, and 160+ million of the best running, cycling and walking routes around the world. For more information visit www.mapmyfitness.com. MapMyFitness is an Under Armour company.
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