Fleet Feet Sports Stamford Steps up for Youth of the Boys & Girls Club


Contact: Ken Salem or Stephanie Block, 203.324.0594

  Fleet Feet Sports Stamford Supports the Boys & Girls Club

 STAMFORD, CONN. November 26, 2013 – Fleet Feet Sports Stamford, which opened at 168 Bedford Street on May 30th, is donating 10% of its sales on Saturday, December 7th to the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford. As part of the first annual Give a Little Heart & Sole campaign, the specialty running and walking retail store will also offer a 15% discount to all customers on such items as shoes, socks, inserts, sports bras, and apparel.

 Troy Burk, co-owner of Fleet Feet Sports Stamford said “We realize the importance of supporting our local community during the holiday season. It’s our way of thanking the Stamford community for welcoming us and helping everyone get a jumpstart on their holiday shopping.” The proceeds from the campaign will directly go to the after-school program at the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford.  “[Fleet Feet Sports has been a tremendous community partner since their arrival in Stamford.  Troy and his team have shown a true commitment to helping our kids and improving our programs,” said Michael Cotela, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford. “I can’t express how much we appreciate this great effort that Fleet Feet Sports Stamford is making on behalf of the youth of Stamford.”


The Boys & Girls Club of Stamford currently serves over 1,200 at-risk youth in the Stamford community.  Learn more about Fleet Feet Sports Stamford at www.fleetfeetstamford.com.  For more information about the Boys & Girls Club of Stamford, visit www.bgcastamford.org.


About Fleet Feet Sports Stamford:

Fleet Feet Sports began as a single store in Sacramento, Calif., in 1976.  The company has since grown to include a successful network of stores with over 100 locally owned and operated Fleet Feet Sports franchises across the United States.  Fleet Feet Sports Stamford is committed to helping runners, walkers, and fitness enthusiasts of all abilities find the right “FIT” in every facet of their active lifestyle.  Fleet Feet Sports’ FITLOSOPHY begins by ensuring that everyone is FIT with the proper shoes, socks, insoles, sports bras, technical apparel and injury-prevention tools to meet their individual needs.  The store’s mission is to inspire people to lead an active, healthy lifestyle and to make the pursuit of this lifestyle an enjoyable and fun thing to do.  For additional information, visit www.fleetfeetstamford.com  or find them on Facebook at: http://on.fb.me/ZA1IJp


About the Boys & Girls Club:

The Boys & Girls Club of Stamford, Chartered by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, provides a safe and positive environment for our area youth to take part in over 40 comprehensive youth development programs.  The Club’s professional and supportive staff has designed enrichment activities which span five core program areas: Character & Leadership Development, Education & Career Development, The Arts, Health & Life Skills and Sports & Recreation.  The Club serves approximately 1100 youth annually and is available to all youth, ages 6 -18.  For more information, visit the website at www.bgcastamford.org or call (203) 324-0594.  Visit us at Facebook at:  https://www.facebook.com/#!/BoysAndGirlsClubOfStamfordInc


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