Finish Line Youth Foundation Raised More Than $1.45 Million During Its Annual Holiday Drive

  Finish Line Youth Foundation Raised More Than $1.45 Million During Its
  Annual Holiday Drive

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- January 17, 2013

The Finish Line Youth Foundation raised more than $1.45 million during its
annual Holiday Drive in 650 Finish Line stores across the U.S. and online at

Finish Line customers were encouraged to “Add Cheer to the List” during this
year’s campaign which benefitted Special Olympics, Finish Line’s national
signature charity, among other organizations.

“Every dollar raised during the Holiday Drive will make an impact on the lives
of kids across the nation,” said Marty Posch, executive director of the Finish
Line Youth Foundation. “The gracious giving of Finish Line customers who
contributed to the holiday drive while making their own holiday purchases will
provide wonderful opportunities for these youth throughout the year.”

Funding from the Youth Foundation will benefit Special Olympics activities
nationwide, including Special Olympics TRAIN (Testing Recreational Activities
and Improving Nutrition), a new sport and nutrition assessment tool for
athletes and their families.

Donations from the 2012 Holiday Drive will also help fund programs for
community-based youth athletic programs as well as camps and other
organizations that provide services to individuals who are disadvantaged or

About The Finish Line Youth Foundation

The Finish Line Youth Foundation strives to make a difference in the lives of
youth in the communities where employees and customers live, work and play.
The Youth Foundation funds non-profit organizations that provide opportunities
for kids to participate in community-based youth athletic programs and camps
that emphasize sports and active lifestyles, especially programs that serve
disadvantaged and special needs kids. In partnership with The Finish Line,
Inc., the Youth Foundation has pledged multi-year support of Special Olympics
as a part of its ongoing mission to celebrate the everyday achievements of
athletes everywhere. For more information about the Youth Foundation, please
visit or find them on Facebook at


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Dianna L. Boyce, Corporate Communications, 317-613-6577
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