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Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Partners with Orangetheory Fitness to Raise Funds during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Orangetheory Studios to participate in a ‘Torch the Team’ campaign where 100% of donations benefit local member hospitals

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (Sept. 1, 2022) – Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) is excited to announce a new partnership with L5 Orangetheory Fitness studios in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Over 70 Orangetheory Fitness studio locations will host a ‘Torch the Team’ campaign where Orangetheory members can donate and challenge their coaches and studio staffers to a workout. All funds raised will benefit local member hospitals of CMN Hospitals.

“Welcoming a new partner to our network is always an exciting time for us and our member hospitals,” said Teri Nestel, President and CEO of CMN Hospitals. “Working with incredible corporate partners like Orangetheory Fitness is the key to positively changing kids’ health and redefining positive outcomes for communities.”

Through collective efforts across the nonprofit’s many partners, like Orangetheory, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals provide member hospitals with the critical funds needed to advance pediatric healthcare at large. Donations improve individual patients’ health, protect children’s futures, and strengthen communities.

“We are thrilled to partner with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals this September, whose mission is to raise needed funds for children’s hospitals across the U.S.,” said Heather Marra, L5 Fitness Director of Marketing. “At Orangetheory, we value human connection, and we know that when our members and in-studio staff come together, we can make a lasting impact. Our mission is to help provide a more vibrant life for our members. We’re so proud to partner with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to bring our ‘more life’ motto to life by making a collective impact on children’s health.”

All proceeds raised through participating Orangetheory studios ‘Torch the Team’ campaign will benefit local member hospitals of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to support their most urgent needs -whether that’s providing charitable care, investing in research to discover life-saving treatments and cures, training the next generation of doctors and nurses, or offering families comfort and peace of mind during the most trying moments. Partners like Orangetheory help Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals unify communities that share the same mission to help all kids have a healthier future.

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About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals:

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals that support the health of 10 million kids each year across the U.S. and Canada. Donations go to local hospitals to fund critical life-saving treatments and healthcare services, along with innovative research, vital pediatric medical equipment, child life services that put kids’ and families’ minds at ease during difficult hospital stays and financial assistance for families who could not otherwise afford these health services. When we improve the health of all children and allow them the opportunity to reach their full potential, we also improve our communities for years to come. Together, we can change kids’ health. Together, we can change the future. To learn about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and your local children’s hospital, visit

About Orangetheory:

Orangetheory® ( makes it simple to get More Life from your workout. One of the world’s fastest-growing franchise companies, Orangetheory has developed a unique approach to fitness that blends a unique trifecta of science, coaching and technology that work together seamlessly to elevate participants’ heart rates to help burn more calories. Backed by the science of excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC), Orangetheory workouts incorporate endurance, strength and power to generate the “Orange Effect,” whereby participants keep burning calories for up to 24 hours after a 60-minute workout. Orangetheory franchisees have opened over 1,500 studios in all 50 U.S. states and 24 countries. The company was ranked #60 in Inc. magazine’s Fastest Growing Private Companies list and was listed as #9 on the 2020 Entrepreneur Fastest-Growing Franchise 500 list. Visit for global franchise opportunities.