INDIANAPOLIS – For the fifth year, the Indianapolis Colts offered the PLAY 60 Fitness Grant program for local schools and non-profit organizations. Through this initiative, grants of up to $2,000 each were offered to facilitate youth fitness programs and events in their community.
The Colts have selected eight local non-profit organizations to receive funding to support physical and nutrition-related activities, from neighborhood sports teams to outdoor recreation and health education programs.
"Every year hundreds of organizations in our community are facilitating impactful programs to encourage Hoosiers to live healthy and active lifestyles," said Stephanie Pemberton, Senior Director of Marketing for the Indianapolis Colts. "Through the PLAY 60 Grant program, we are honored to be able to support several of these organizations and programs."
Congratulations to the following 2016 PLAY 60 Grant winners:
· Edna Martin Christian Center, Indianapolis – Youth Program Community Block Party
· Frederick Douglass SUPER School 19, Indianapolis – After School Fitness Club
· Frontier Elementary School, Brookston – Frontier Elementary Bike Rodeo
· Greenwood High School, Greenwood – Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Self-defense (KMAS) Club
· Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby, Indianapolis – Indianapolis Junior Roller Derby Workshop
· Maconaquah School Corporation, Bunker Hill – Maconaquah Weightlifting Program
· Warrior Outdoor Club, Milford – Warrior Outdoor Club Adventure Race
· Z Force, Plainfield – Z Community Fit Camp
The PLAY 60 initiative is an NFL-wide effort to encourage youth to participate in at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day. For more information about Colts PLAY 60 programs, please visit www.colts.com/PLAY60.