Massage Envy and the Arthritis Foundation Host Healing Hands for Arthritis
On September 19, $10 from Every Massage or Facial Benefits the Arthritis Foundation
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Massage Envy and the Arthritis Foundation have joined forces to host Healing Hands for Arthritis, a one-day national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight the pain and disability of arthritis. On September 19, 2012, Massage Envy locations will donate $10 from every one?hour massage or facial to the Arthritis Foundation. Additionally, Murad®, Massage Envy Spa’s exclusive skin care partner, will donate 10 percent of all sales from their products sold at Massage Envy Spa locations on September 19 to the Arthritis Foundation. All proceeds donated during Healing Hands for Arthritis will support the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide efforts to prevent, control and cure arthritis. Last year, this one-day, nationwide event raised nearly $500,000 for the Arthritis Foundation.
“We are excited to partner with Massage Envy to bring attention to arthritis, which affects more than 6.6 million individuals in Arizona, California and Nevada,” said Manuel Loya, C.E.O. of the Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region. “Massage therapy can help alleviate the pain and swelling caused by arthritis. In addition, Healing Hands for Arthritis will provide support for arthritis education, research, advocacy and other vital programs and services.”
To make an appointment for the Healing Hands for Arthritis event, please call the Massage Envy Spa nearest you. Reservations are now being accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Visit http://www.arthritis.org/healing-hands-for-arthritis.php for more information.
About the Arthritis Foundation
Striking one in every five adults and 300,000 children, arthritis is the nation’s leading cause of disability. The Arthritis Foundation (arthritis.org) is committed to raising awareness and reducing the impact of this serious, painful and unacceptable disease, which can severely damage joints and rob people of living life to its fullest. The Foundation funds life-changing research that has restored mobility in patients for more than six decades; fights for health care policies that improve the lives of the millions who live with arthritis; and partners with families to provide empowering programs and information.
SOURCE Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region