All for Violet Kaye

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Violet’s Story

Amanda Buchholz is the club manager at the 52nd Avenue Anytime Fitness in Fargo, ND. On November 22, 2014, she and her husband lost their precious Violet Kaye. After just 24 weeks, she was born without a heartbeat.

During the month of October, in honor of National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, amazing Anytime Fitness members walked, jogged, ran and bought t-shirts to raise awareness for Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep in honor and memory of Violet Kaye. On November 22, 2016, on Violet Kaye’s birthday, they submitted their donation of $2664.00 to NILMDTS.

This past October 2017, they were back at it again with their challenge of $1.00 for every mile in honor of Violet Kaye! The Camby, IN location won the miles contest with 957 miles, what was even more impressive is one of their members from that location, Ruthie Cross, walked 750 of those miles all on her own!! This year Anytime Fitness submitted their donation of $2,000 to NILMDTS!

Thank you to the 26 Anytime Fitness locations along with their Managers and Members for providing the gift of healing!  Thank you to Amanda and Justin Buchholz for providing such a great legacy for Violet Kaye!


treadmillHere is the list of 26 different locations that participated:

Fargo, ND (52nd Ave S-this one is Amanda’s location)
Fargo, ND (45th St S)
Fargo, ND (North Fargo)
South Bismarck, ND
Mandan, ND
South Moorhead, MN
Dilworth, MN
Barnesville, MN

Marshall, MN
Litchfield, MN
Hanover, MN

Willmar, MN
Aberdeen, SD
Spearfish, SD

Camby, IN
Greenwood, IN
Indianapolis (Southport), IN
Franklin, IN
Oaklandon, IN
Chandler, AZ
Mesa, AZ
SanTan Valley, AZ
Litchfield Park, AZ
Tucson, AZ

Las Vegas, (East Charleston) NV
Las Vegas, (East Lake Mead Blvd) NV