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SparkleSkirts Partners with Galloway, Donates to Donna Foundation

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12/29/2015 - 12:08

galloway3.jpgLAKELAND, FL – SparkleSkirts, an American-made athletic apparel company, recently donated $1,860 to The Donna Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps those diagnosed with breast cancer, through sales of its Jeff Galloway logo skirts. Galloway, an Olympian and inventor of the Galloway Run Walk Run training method, works closely with the Foundation and its marathon fundraiser, the 26.2 with DONNA. He joined forces with SparkleSkirts to create running skirts themed to match his blue and green logo. The JG Watermark running skirt, along with three others in the collection, include built-in, wicking undershorts that are guaranteed not to ride up, along with two 5x5” side pockets and a 12” zippered waistband that can be worn front or back.

“We are honored to work with Jeff and Donna,” said SparkleSkirts Founder Leah Powell. “Giving back is core to who we are and our company’s mission. Thanks to Jeff’s donated logo and our ongoing partnerships, we are able to help those battling breast cancer while providing an American-made product that helps runners feel comfortable and confident.”

SparkleSkirts is also creating a Donna-inspired skirt collection for the 26.2 with DONNA in Jacksonville, Florida on February 12. For information or to purchase a SparkleSkirt, visit www.sparkleskirts.com.

About the 13.1 Jeff Galloway and Barb’s 5 K
The Jeff Galloway 13.1 Half Marathon is named for Olympic runner Jeff Galloway, author, public speaker and “America’s Running Coach” who was recently named by Running USA as the most recognized person in the sport of running. The race is hosted by Phidippides, the oldest specialty running store in the country with two Atlanta locations. Named for Barbara Galloway, Jeff Galloway’s wife of 38 years and also an avid runner, the 5K race has been added to the official race weekend agenda. Barb’s 5K is presented by BeecauseCharms.www.jeffgalloway131.com.

About The Donna Foundation
Since its inception in June of 2003, The Donna Foundation, founded by Donna Deegan, a three-time breast cancer survivor and founder has been successful in assisting over 8,000 women and men and raising over $2 million. In addition, the Foundation has been successful in obtaining agreements with vendors to supply chemotherapy drugs, Lymphadema treatments and supplies, medical services, prescriptions, and even wigs at a discounted rate. For more information, visit www.TheDonnaFoundation.org.

About SparkleSkirts

SparkleSkirts launched in 2008 when founder and Queen Mum Leah Powell whipped up some sparkly skirts for her running group to wear at the Walt Disney World inaugural Princess Half Marathon. Since that race, her passion for both creativity and fitness shifted into high gear! SparkleSkirts’ mission is to produce fun and fashionable athletic skirts for all sizes and abilities.

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