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  • FIT 4 THE CAUSE™ Fitness Flash Mob Non-Profit Achieves 501(c) (3) Status

    New non-profit accelerates at Superhero speed 501(c)(3) status, board, celebrity advisors secured in 90 days FIT 4 THE CAUSE™, a non-profit that combines social media-fuele d flash mobs with fitness education and philanthropic giving, recently received its 501(c)(3) non-profit determination in only 90 days! Founder, Chair and President Cindy Rakowitz has parlayed that momentum by securing a board of directors

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  • Business Briefs – Nonprofit moves into new facility

    Fit 4 The Cause Moving Under One Roof Nonprofit joins Community Conscience Fit 4 The Cause is relocating to an office at Community Conscience/Under One Roof in Thousand Oaks, a facility that houses health services agencies free of charge, said Cindy Rakowitz, the organization’s chair and founder. Fit 4 The Cause is a nonprofit that raises money and awareness of

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  • Cindy Rakowitz’s ACE Profile Feature

    Cindy Rakowitz ACE Group Fitness Instructor AGOURA HILLS, CA I did not realize the magnitude of my injuries until I became fitness aware in mid-life. Fascinated with the power of endorphin release and balanced kinesiology programs, I became ACE Certified to share the art of safe workout programs with the world. This may sound overly ambitious, but my 30 years

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  • August 2017 News

    OMIQUAD! Running, riding, pumping and paddling, sixty participants officially won their medals for completing their first ever Quadrathalon. Fit 4 The Cause literally packed the house at Bay Club, providing an action packed carnival atmosphere with the four-event race raising $25K. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] These pictures capture the sweat equity-for more visit the Fit 4 the Cause Facebook

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  • April 2017 News

    FIT 4 THE CAUSE FORMS EDUCATIONAL ALLIANCE WITH OCEAN VIEW SCHOOL DISTRICT Funded completely by a specifically directed donation from William H. Powell (our Mentor Of The Year honoree at this year’s Gala), we now provide dance fitness physical education to 225 fourth and fifth grade students at two elementary schools in the Ocean View School District in Oxnard, California. The

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  • Food Deserts: the Issues and How They are Being Solved

    Photo via Pixabay by Dapedwa A food desert is a geographic area that is devoid of healthy food options, especially fresh fruits and vegetables, within a reasonable or accessible distance.  Food deserts can be found in rural areas or urban areas.  The problem is compounded in urban areas where there are small corner markets where people shop out of convenience,

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  • November 2016 News

    Our fundraising history is consistent.  Our board members, donors, beneficiaries, employees and volunteers get down, dirty and drenched at our annual sports endurance marathons and then clean up in their best formal wear for the Gala.  Last year we got filthy at The World Famous Mud Run at Camp Pendleton. We all finished the race and continued our stamina by

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  • September 2016 News

    WE ARE TONING UP-CHECK OUT OUR NEW WEBSITE Celebrating our two-year anniversary of IRS determination, we now provide exercise therapy and nutrition education services to 200 unduplicated beneficiaries.  Our service provision focuses on helping individuals or groups who need to get healthy through sustainable fitness programs.  Working closely with medical professionals, we tailor programs for low-income groups, diabetics, fragile seniors,

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  • June 2016 Newsletter

    SOAKED & STOKED SPONSOR A SWIMMER OR TEAM The New Wavers The Moby Dicks Slippery When Wet Swim Reapers Razzle Dazzle Razorbacks Aquaholics    Team Sub-Marines   2017 INSPIRATION AWARD RECIPIENT MEET STEPHANI VICTOR—THE PERFECT OBSTACLE SMASHER This USC film grad and actress Stephani Victor is living her own gold medal with an improbable script. Loading her car in 1995, she

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