JWFF BLOG

LIFTing the Veil on Homelessness

Krista White | Blog

Misconception #1: “Homeless people are lazy.” “I’ve heard the personal stories of numerous people and admit having been surprised to learn that for many, the road to homelessness began with the loss of a job at which they’d worked hard for years and/or a series of circumstances beyond their control, such as serious illness or… Read More »

LIFT-a-thon 2017

Krista White | Blog

(photo from LIFTathon 2016) Join us in participating in our annual LIFT-A-THON in support of the Jim White Fitness Foundation’s LIFT Program. RULES & REGULATIONS Please complete your participant Registration Form by June 1. If participant is unable to attend the Saturday, June 17th event, please be sure to notify us at info@jwfitnessfoundation.com to schedule an alternate lift date… Read More »

Begin 2017 With A Giving Heart

Krista White | Blog

At the start of every new year, I find that it is deeply comforting and motivating to reflect on one word: hope. Hope that the coming year will be my best yet, that I can accomplish any resolutions I set my mind to. This sense of hope has been fundamental to my happiness and success,… Read More »

White House 2 White House: Wrap Up

Krista White | Blog

200 miles + 12 runners + 1 purpose of homelessness awareness = mission complete!  On Monday, November 14, 2016 we did just that. After 30+ hours of running, 2 RV’s, one flat tire, and many memories made together, we found ourselves weary but fulfilled as we rested against the White House fence on Pennsylvania Avenue.… Read More »

Falling into LIFT

Krista White | Blog

In September we successfully wrapped up our third and final LIFT session of the 2016 year. Our amazing volunteers and athletes spent two evenings a week sweating to the scorching summer temps while serving the homeless population in Virginia Beach at the Judeo-Christian Outreach Center. LIFT sessions run from 30-90 days and include weekly workouts,… Read More »