has launched its second Lose Weight Donate Challenge to benefit the
Second Harvest Food Bank and its partner agencies.
A partnership with Lowe's Foods, the Lose Weight Donate Challenge is a
12-week program with Lowe's donating $1 to Second Harvest for every
pound lost by participants. It also recognizes March as National
The Lose Weight Donate Challenge is designed to encourage participants
to lose weight over the 12-week period by being active and eating more
fruits and vegetables. Residents will also learn how to live a
healthier lifestyle through tools and resources available via the Fit
City Challenge Web site,www.fitcitychallenge.org.
Weekly prize drawings will be held, and several grand prizes will be
awarded at the end of the challenge to those individuals who lose the
greatest percentage of body weight. The challenge runs through May 26,
The challenge seeks to raise awareness about Second Harvest Food Bank
and their partners who provide food for the hungry in Mecklenburg
County. It also provides information on how residents can volunteer
their time, money or food to these organizations.
A special thanks to Lowe's Foods and to Second Harvest Food Bank and
the U.S. National Whitewater Center for prize donations.